All Blog Posts Tagged 'uav' (216)

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 — 5 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

Flying Robot Commander(Part 2) and Paparazzi

In the continuing evolution of scalable, multi-UAV control surfaces, here's a few minutes demo of the Guidance Mode UI using the Flying Robot Commander in tandem with Paparazzi UAV. The same framework for building…


Added by earthpatrol on January 6, 2016 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Check out Hover, the must have app for drone pilots!

Hey Flyers, 

If you don’t already have your “go-to” mobile app for no-fly zones, flight logs, news, or weather, I encourage you to check out Hover.  Available for free on iOS and Android, it provides all the tools you need to navigate…


Added by Dan Held on January 3, 2016 at 8:00am — 9 Comments

New UAV App MyROZ Creates unofficial airspace and connects recreational UAV pilots

MyROZ is a new UAV/ drone operations interactive application which builds unofficial operational airspace for its users and enables pilot interaction.


MyROZ originates from the aviation term “ROZ” which stands for Restricted Operating Zone. Its foundational purpose is to not…


Added by Nimsay Montgomery on December 15, 2015 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

3hr 10min endurance test with HYBRiX quadrotor by Quaternium

I want to share our last experience with HYBRiX, a lapse time of a 3hr and 10min endurance flight test. As far as I know it is the longest flight time for a hybrid fuel-electric drone, and I have to say it is not a lab test, but the same configuration we will start selling very soon. We are really excited about this! Please comments…


Added by Jose Luis Cortes on December 14, 2015 at 11:30am — 35 Comments

The Architecture of UgCS

UgCS As a Platform

Right from the beginning UgCS was designed not only as an out of the box ground station software for end users, but also as a platform for custom and integration projects.

By now a number of  different custom projects have been…


Added by Kristaps Brass on December 7, 2015 at 7:11am — 3 Comments

Naze32 and Paparazzi UAV

Paparazzi UAV, an open-source uav platform, is breathing new life, so to speak, into 20K RAM Naze32 and CC3D autopilots. That's great news for anyone that might already own these class of autopilots and would like to use Paparazzi UAV on…


Added by earthpatrol on December 3, 2015 at 2:57pm — 13 Comments

Submarine Quadrotor

 Here's a video from one of our recent tests of our GTQ-Cormorant: a submarine and quadrotor hybrid.

We use an air pump/solenoid system to move air between the clear, water-tight pressure hull and an external air bladder for depth…


Added by DB on November 14, 2015 at 10:30am — 9 Comments

Dashboard for Agriculture Drone Data: Early Preview 

First I would like to Thank you to this wonderful community here, who have helped us learn latest and greatest about drones, agriculture in specific. Past several months team…


Added by RG on October 28, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Nocturnal Flying Robots Emerge

The passing of the autumnal equinox provides more opportunity to test luminary robots. Over the last few years, at about this time, I find myself deep in lighting experiments for upcoming projects. It's important to test any candidate lighting systems to understand how they might…


Added by earthpatrol on October 7, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Free Android App for UAV's

New app available for UAV pilots.

This app contains over 46,000 airports around the world which can be displayed quickly and easily when flying RC models. When flying RC/UAV's commercially, these areas are considered "No Fly Zones" based on your geographic…


Added by Paul on September 28, 2015 at 6:14pm — 8 Comments

PaparazziUAV and Multiple MAVs in Flight

A few weeks back I posted about flying multiple robots along with my Periscope channel where the videos age out on a daily basis. Some folks requested a more persistent video of these flights. Yesterday, I went out to the field and did a few flights. My friend Max was nice enough to film one…


Added by earthpatrol on September 27, 2015 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Hover - #1 app for Drone pilots adds International airports to no-fly zone maps!

International airport no-fly zone maps are now available! Of course detailed US, UK, and Korean maps are still up and running as well :) :)

Hover - an app for Drone…


Added by Dan Held on August 29, 2015 at 12:44pm — 2 Comments

Hover - #1 app for Drone & RC pilots launches UK no-fly zone maps!

UK maps no-fly zone maps are now available! Of course US maps are still up and running as well :)

Hover Features (iOS &…


Added by Dan Held on August 18, 2015 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Some good UAV / "drone" news from the Philippines.

"It's in Filipino / Tagalog - but it should be subtitled."

Some "good" UAV / drone news from the Philippines a low-res screengrab from prime time news. A well-attended UAV / drone event with about 200 people in attendance as per the report. The last few months it has been mostly…


Added by Teejay on August 10, 2015 at 9:43am — 2 Comments

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