In the mid-1960s, the Soviets were testing something they called an ekranoplan, which is essentially a hovercraft. It's a hybrid of a boat and an airplane (which is more generally called a ground effects vehicle), floating on water but with wings to provide lift. At speed, it skims along up…
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We're moving to a new, open source, more flexible platform called …Continue
I've recently had the chance to get some basic acrobatic moves scripted for fixed-wing airplanes. They are far from perfect, but I wanted to share.
In the (slightly choppy) video, you'll see a left roll, a right roll and most of a loop.
Let's talk a bit about how to…Continue
Please take a moment to congratulate Tom Coyle on his new position as Senior Administrator for the …
EDIT March 4th, 2013: Thank you very much for your feedback and patience! We've got a good to-do list now, and rather than keep two stores up and running, we're going to take the beta site down until we're ready with all of the great feedback you provided. It will be back again soon, but if…Continue
We are in the process of making some significant changes to our site layout and content to improve the overall ease-of-use experience here at DIY Drones.
As part of that effort, we wanted to put out the first section of the site that is ready for community-wide peer review. You can see…Continue
I'm just getting all my equipment sorted out for FPV on the quad, but made some good progress today that I thought I'd share.
I got the idea for a standalone FPV pod from flitetest. Just wanted to get things…Continue
I recently picked up a dragonlink Tx and two Rx. One for the EasyStar and one for the ACM.
Had a great maiden a couple of days ago with the DragonLink on the ACM, so I decided to hurry up and get the other Rx in the ez*. I also knew that I always faired better with 2.4Ghz reception on the ez* than the…Continue
I saw one of these a few weeks back, and got to thinking...
How can I easily mount this to a stock AC without making any drastic mods, getting the CG close, and having tilt and roll stabilization possible?…