3D Robotics
Chris Anderson commented on Chris Anderson's blog post NXP is giving away 100 PX4-based development copters for its firefighting competition
"Good catch, Thomas. I hadn't seen that"
1 hour ago
Selin Kayay posted a discussion

Autonomous Quadcopter with obstacle avoidance and path planning

Hello everyone,I'm pretty much a beginner to robotics and I really need some expert advice before I attempt anything and waste my money and time.I would like to make a quadcopter, with a real-time…See More
2 hours ago
d j replied to qrun's discussion Solar powered drone
""Though if I need the drone to work through the night, I will need a battery, right?  In theory you are right but in practice you don't need extra solar payload if the drone should be…"
2 hours ago
qrun replied to qrun's discussion Solar powered drone
"Though if I need the drone to work through the night, I will need a battery, right? Also, I just mainly need the drone to move to a place and hover for its entire flight time (and then move back to…"
4 hours ago
d j posted a status
"I can found Flying Solar Cell Project ( Solar PV Cell as a mini drone, no battery)"
7 hours ago
Thomas Butler commented on Chris Anderson's blog post NXP is giving away 100 PX4-based development copters for its firefighting competition
"Uh! Not quite. READ THE very tiny FINE PRINT! What you get is a $300 discount coupon. It costs $350 plus sales taxes on $650 price plus shipping (+-$20). Read the fine print on their web site. The…"
9 hours ago
Thomas Butler commented on Chris Anderson's blog post NXP is giving away 100 PX4-based development copters for its firefighting competition
"Interesting in that the FC used is a microcontroller manufacturer's reference design (not really acceptable as a product[it's a reference design for how to use the MCU]) for it's…"
9 hours ago
Thomas Butler replied to hassaan's discussion Brushless DC motor specfications table
"Glad I saved your "life"..."
9 hours ago
d j replied to qrun's discussion Solar powered drone
"It's easy to build solar drone today since thin film  powerful and lightweight solar PV foil is available today So you just laminate the wing with  powerful PV foil/film So today we…"
15 hours ago
qrun posted a discussion

Solar powered drone

Hi,It looks like a few people have tried, and sometimes have found success, in making completely solar-powered drones. As someone with little drone making experience, how can I expect to replicate…See More
18 hours ago