All Blog Posts Tagged 'uav' (238)

Different use of watchX in UAV Systems

Hello Dear DIY DRONES Community. 

I am a long term fan of DIY DRONES and wanted pass on something new that could be a nice fit as a blog post. Me and my friend Enes(You can remember him from an excellent drawing of APM at …

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Added by Mustafa TULU on September 11, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments


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Vertical Technologies releases the DeltaQuad - Fully autonomous VTOL UAV with unique capabilities

Vertical Technologies has released their DeltaQuad series of autonomous VTOL UAVs. This hybrid vertical takeoff fixed wing vehicle can stream telemetry and video over the cellular network…

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Added by sander on August 30, 2017 at 8:56am — 2 Comments

Aeromapper Talon demonstrates BVLOS capabilities by flying 30Km away from operators

This time an Aeromapper Talon flew a mission autonomously to a target located 30km away from the operators, while maintaining at all times a strong communications and control link. This demonstrates the great potential for Beyond Visual Line of Sight operations for applications such as power line…

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Added by Mauricio on June 20, 2017 at 9:01am — 1 Comment

10 Open Source Apps for Drones using FlytOS [Must See]

Drones are now matured as a technology and are better understood by developers and users alike. We at FlytBase, have made efforts to provide you with some open source drone applications. These drone apps provide a base platform for your app development and can be customized as and…

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Added by Achal Negi on June 6, 2017 at 10:48pm — 7 Comments

Pneumatic catapult launcher for 40+ kg drones

I know some people have been keeping an eye on our progress. Now we would like to announce something new. Pneumatic catapult launcher for drones 40+ kg. Its been something new to us and took some time, but we are super happy with what we achieved. Now our PD-1 UAS has even more cool features. :) 

Added by Jacob Cereteli on May 18, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

CREATOR, modular fixed wing flight system

UAV CREATOR – a modular fixed wing drone with generous space for payloads. The single fuselage modules are interchangeable and allow an easy and flexible solution for individual applications.

The system can be…

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Added by Franz Bormann on April 10, 2017 at 3:16am — 4 Comments

Autonomous Exploration and Mapping in Darkness

We would like to share two of our recent and ongoing results related to autonomous exploration and mapping in darkness. As opposed to approaches that rely on localization based on LiDAR systems, the videos below rely on visual-inertial localization with LEDs illuminating the scene appropriately. For the first case, visible-spectrum cameras are…

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Added by Kostas Alexis on March 7, 2017 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

RTF Low Cost Professional Photogrammetry Drone, with GNSS RTK module, PPK, CORS and Ground RTK Support

Hello friends!

We are introducing the new Professional Protogrammetry Quadcopter Harfang RTK. This is a Ready to Fly Drone, aimed to Professional users with a Low Price point and High End features. Flies 30+ minutes and complies with "light weight" standards! 

Based on the familiar Pixhawk Autopilot, a mainframe made by France's Lab4Drone and broadly used Spain's North RTKite GNSS RTK receiver, the Harfang…

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Added by Bernardo Espinosa on March 1, 2017 at 6:30am — 15 Comments

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

Fly4.me 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.

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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…

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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…

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

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