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This community is the birthplace of ArduPilot, the world's first universal autopilot platform (planes, multicopters of all sorts and ground rovers). Today the Pixhawk autopilot runs a variety of powerful free and open UAV software systems, including:
This is the follow up video showing a test flight of the monster 32000 lumen flashlight mounted on a drone (and remote operated via an ESP8266 wifi DIY solution).
Fore those interested, check my previous build video about mounting the DX80 flashlight on a drone : …Continue
The use of drones in agriculture is the future. Heavy lift drones capable of crop dusting and drones equipped with multispectral sensors will change the way in which farming is done.
With greater refinements in drone technology and implementation, we will see the agricultural drone sector take off. According to Global Markets Insight Inc., the Agriculture Drones Market will be valued at $1 billion by 2024.
How are drones being used for farming? Check this Infographic from…Continue
The rest of the series is here:
After many months of working and planning within ArduPilot marketing team, we are finally pleased to announce our own ArduPilot organization swag / merchandise store.
The official store address is: …Continue
So I have been working on this for a while now. It is designed for aerial photography/surveying. Carbon fiber flying wing, quite durable. Had an excellent vendor work on this (manufacturing here is much cheaper in India). Here are some specs:
Wingspan - 1.4 m
All up weight - 1.2 kg
Payload - 300 grams
Endurance - 40~50 mins ( Plans to experiment with li-on batteries to increase the…Continue