All Blog Posts Tagged 'uav' (230)

Fixed-wing UAV launch from car top

Hello everyone! 

For the past few months we were looking for a more convenient way to launch our PD-1 fixed-wing UAV (MTOW is 40 kg). Since runway takeoff and landing requires pretty serious and long training for the operator and any pneumatic launchers that will work with our UAV are expensive (from $30000 USD (actually we couldn't…


Added by Jacob Cereteli on January 21, 2017 at 3:48pm — 11 Comments

Rise of budget home build long range open source micro UAV

Hey i'm back, some good news!  After many years of community development, searching and building most efficient UAV for eco mission with less money to spent finally months of testing and much witnessed by our FPV and UAV community a new era of super portable size autonomous drone was born.  Its last flight was…


Added by David L. on December 24, 2016 at 12:00am — 9 Comments

UAV "Drone” Swarm Concept "OFFSET" (Primitive Explanation)

Over the last six or so months I have been seeing a lot of articles floating around, calming DARPA and the Pentagon are seeking out cheap and simple ideas for controlling UAS swarms. But I have seen few attempt to address their “cry’s” for help. Maybe those folks where smart, kept it to themselves. But…


Added by Andrew Ocejo on December 17, 2016 at 9:28pm — 1 Comment

Geoscan UAVs at Intergeo 2016

Discover our latest innovations and meet our experts at Intergeo 2016 in Hamburg

We invite you to see GeoScan's newest multirotor and improved fixed-wing drones as well as solutions for precision agriculture, mining, power transmission line monitoring and…


Added by Petr Pletnyakov on October 7, 2016 at 5:39am — No Comments

PD-1 fixed-wing airframe test

Hello Everyone!

Wanted to share with you guys a video of our 3.2 meters wingspan PD-1 airframe test. We did it quite some time ago, but I thought that it still may be interested. We do all kind of tests to our products and this is one of the final ones. Performed by professionals - don't try this at home! :D

Enjoy, comment,…


Added by Jacob Cereteli on October 3, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Menembus Langit - Indonesian UAV Aimed For The Stratosphere

Our group of UAV professional and enthusiasts kickstarted the first attempt for a high-altitude UAV flight in Indonesia. The program which was initiated by AeroTerrascan, an Indonesian UAV designer and manufacturing company, has since grown into a very resourceful…


Added by Azhar T. Pangesti on September 12, 2016 at 8:50am — 1 Comment

PD-1 airframe and Unmanned Aerial System Solution

Hello everyone,

Just wanted to drop a quick note about our PD-1 UAS and of course to hear your opinion about it. As some of you may already know we are a Ukrainian-based company that develop and produce our own UAV systems and payload. We've been working for a while to develop and start a mass…


Added by Jacob Cereteli on August 9, 2016 at 2:30am — 21 Comments

NextGen Quiet High Endurance Heavy Lift MultiRotor

Hi there friendly people of DIY Drones

I've been using and building drones for a few years now, and general shortcomings, I find are: noise, flight time, payload capacity, waterproof space for sensor and computing additions. These shortcomings of course all have good reasons to be there.

Some of the things I've done in the past are: made a really big rig (2m span) that's capable of…


Added by Kyle - CrimsonUAV on July 12, 2016 at 4:30pm — 21 Comments drone video compeition

 Fly4.Me, a UAV service company challenges UAV pilots demonstrate their skill. The company is launching a video contest next week that will give pilots the chance to show the world what they’ve got.



Added by Fly4Me on June 8, 2016 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

My first Documentary

Never did I set out to make a documentary of my experience with drones. With all the bad press recently I felt maybe my short film may show so people of the public that film makers use drones and we all dont have to fly around airports and aircraft. 

Added by lee winterson on June 4, 2016 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

DroneVR App for iOS and Android turns phone into FPV Headset to fly Drones with Google Cardboards or the like

What originally started as a hobby project can now be downloaded for iOS and Android: Our App DroneVR turns an iOS or Android phone into a virtual reality headset for flying drones in FPV cockpit perspective.

Currently the app works with DJI drones such as the Phantom 2 Vision+, the Phantom 3…


Added by Heiko Straulino on May 24, 2016 at 12:00pm — 8 Comments

Airbus Cargo Drone Challenge submission phase ended, here are a few highlights

Local Motors had one of their most successful co-creation challenges in the past 40 days with the launch of ACDC (Airbus Cargo Drone Challenge). The challenge started with mostly…


Added by NiMA Asghari on May 23, 2016 at 8:00am — 23 Comments

3 Reasons Why It’s Better to Fly With Skyvuze Technologies!

Many exciting developments are underway in regards to drones and drone insurance. At the forefront of these innovative offerings stands Skyvuze Technologies. UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) are not the only thing that our agency has launched recently. We are constantly working around the clock to provide the most efficient offerings in the entire drone…


Added by Alexander Sheard on May 20, 2016 at 3:44pm — 1 Comment

А new technology of UAV-based thermal surveying by Geoscan

Previously, it was hardly possible to automatically align thermal images into a mosaic. Low contrast values of some frames caused the errors of automatic images alignment within the mosaic. Now, a new technology uses both thermal and visible spectrum camera images for alignment is…


Added by Petr Pletnyakov on May 5, 2016 at 2:00am — No Comments

Light Weight Lower Cost Aerial Cinematography Lands in USA

VIENNAApril 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Perspective GmbH announced today that it has selected ROTOR FX LLC of Los Angeles to be its service, training, repair and warranty center partner in …


Added by ROTOR F/X on April 14, 2016 at 6:13am — 2 Comments

Updates on HYBRiX multi-rotor by Quaternium

It's been a while since I published the last update about HYBRiX. We are very excited about how the development is evolving and more than happy with customers response.

For the past few weeks we have been working on finishing our MVP. it has a new look, new frame, more fuel tank capacity, quick…


Added by Jose Luis Cortes on March 12, 2016 at 1:30pm — 15 Comments

Design & Analysis of a Flying Wing

I made this video to show how to design and analyze a small flying UAV using my 3DFoil software.

I wrote this software several years ago using a vortex lattice approach. The vortex lattice method in the code is based on vortex rings (as opposed to the horse shoe vortex approach).  The vortex ring method allows for wing twist (geometric and…


Added by Patrick Hanley on March 12, 2016 at 8:54am — 2 Comments

Flying Robots Elevate Portland Winter Light Festival

Portland, Oregon is counting down to it's inaugural Winter Light Festival, Feb. 3-6, 2016, and HooperFly Flying Robots are in the mix. Located on the grounds of the…


Added by earthpatrol on January 20, 2016 at 7:36pm — 2 Comments

NINOX - Innovative fixed-wing camera playform, at an accessible price –

The Ninox is a compact aircraft capable of carrying action cameras (GoPro Hero, GoPro Session) and small mirrorless cameras (Canon PowerShot, IXUS, Sony WX,...).
It is equipped with a Pixhawk autopilot for fully automated flight, from takeoff to landing. Control and in-flight monitoring are available via radio telemetry link.
Endurance of 30 minutes is…

Added by Franz Bormann on January 19, 2016 at 6:00am — 13 Comments

Providing ATC visibility of a DJI A2 drone using a BeagleBone and Sagetech XPS-TR transponder

The UgCS team has accomplished what we believe is a first – integrating a Mode S/ADS-B out transponder with a small drone, enabling radar visibility throughout the drone’s flight.  A BeagleBone Black computer with CAN bus shield was used to integrate a Sagetech XPS-TR, the world’s smallest transponder, with the…


Added by Kristaps Brass on January 18, 2016 at 6:22am — 10 Comments

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