James Masterton has been experimenting with UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) off the Perth coastline to see if they might help spot sharks. Here he shares his experiences and provides some clues as to what now needs to be done if UAVs could be part of the…Continue
I and Noemi Salaris are working on ProjectEMS. ProjectEMS focuses on the development of two environmental monitoring stations. One is fixed at the ground and another is a mobile unmanned vehicle. The stations will measure values such as radioactivity in the area, or atmospheric pollution. The mobile…Continue
Added by Andrea Zamuner Cervi on February 11, 2014 at 11:52am — No Comments
New kid on the blog - the Ranger Ex UAS platform.
So much has happened since the good "old"…Continue
What a year this has been! We'd like to offer our thanks to 3D Robotics and everyone who contributed to the diydrones community. More information…Continue
The Lighthouse of Saint Jean Cap Ferrat is located in tip of the peninsula known as the "Pearl of the Cote d'Azur", between the city of Nice and Villefranche-sur-Mer. This monument of the Alpes Maritimes department is an historical heritage. We hope, you'll enjoy this aerial view. All our best wishes for next year to everyone. Team DN
The MaxiSwift flying wing has donne successfully a low altitude flight autonomous mission (< 30m AGL) under flight plan piloted by the ArduPlane v2.73-xp1. A color camera onboard with an OSD display in real time the video of the flight and the data on the ground station screen. (Wind 7 km/h, gusting 15 km/h)
- Avionic setup:
- ArduFlyer v2.5.2…
A few months ago I recieved an email from Lorenz, main developer of the Pixhawk research project and the PX4 autopilot. He urged me to create a small flying wing platform. Around 35 inch wing span and around 500 grams. capable of carrying a small camera like a gopro or canon s100.camera and an…Continue
Here’s something for you:
3DRinstruct is putting together a worldwide consortium of UAV trainers. If you are not yet a rated pilot, now is the time to earn your basic, intermediate, expert & instructor ratings. This includes ALL Four Competency Ratings. Novice, Intermediate, Expert…Continue
If you're looking for a cool new way to capture and process infrared/near-infrared photos, consider the Raspberry Pi NoiR along with…Continue
Here's a fresh change, an example of UAV's used for good!
cividrones has been in the air with a quadcopter within the area of Lithgow, New South Wales (Australia) during our current fire season highlighting the extensive damage done to property as well as ongoing preventative measures in use by 'firies' to control these fires. The…Continue
I have been quite successful to perform general aerial mapping, producing othomosaic and digital surface model for our local plantation company. Our Skywalker base UAV power by APM is a very reliable tools for acquire aerial images. Currently for a typical…Continue
This is just a temporary search engine for the Diy Drones Forums that I built until Ning 3.0 fixes our current forum search engine. The DiyDrones.com Forum search…Continue
Added by Joshua Johnson on September 30, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
When I gain 14 more youtube subscribers youtube will allow me to use their Live Feed Feature. When that happens i'm going to start posting 4-6 live stream youtube sessions a week. The subjects of the Live Casts will include tutorials on how to use free CAD software to make blueprints/schematics for your drone projects. The Live Sessions are going to be predetermined for the…Continue
The recent Colorado floods are giving us a great look at how useful UAVs will be in disaster recovery and photography in the future.
While FEMA may have grounded Falcon UAV's aerial survey mission of the flooding around Boulder and…Continue
We did a recent flight minutes after an attempted break in to scan the area for criminals possibly hiding behind walls etc. We took off from a nearby field and allways stay directly over the flield (just in case).
The APM on AC 3.0.1 has been doing a great job in keeping the Tarot T810 hexa in the…Continue
The new small size UAS Skyhooks 1700 UAV
It's made in strong white EPO foam just like most hobby models these days.…Continue