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For all the Canadians, particularly those in Alberta, Drone Fair is coming your way June 19!Media partner DroneOverdose.com is giving away a free pair of tickets to the event. Visit http://www.droneoverdose.com/comment/576#comment-576 for rules and…
May 22, 2016
Blackstar commented on Blackstar's blog post Join The Airbus Cargo Drone Challenge - $50K First Place Main Award
"Looks like an easy $50K going into Mark's pocket. Still many more awards to be won for alternate solutions!"
Apr 16, 2016
Blackstar posted a blog post
Airbus Group and Local Motors invite you to be a design hero and contribute to save lives.Following the launch of its first joint pilot project for the co-creation of the next generation of commercial drones, Airbus Group and Local Motors have…
Apr 16, 2016
Blackstar commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"3DR's pivot makes sense - the drone industry landscape is a lot different from what it was even a year ago. The consumer market is a lot more cutthroat, with increased competition from new startups and pressure from DJI. Their partnership with Apple…"
Mar 25, 2016
Blackstar replied to Demetrios Papapetrou's discussion Does Hubsan X4 H501S worth the 310$?
"$310 is pretty good for what you get - FPV, follow-me function, return to home, brushless motors...the Phantom 3 standard price recently dropped to $399, but you won't get follow-me. Bang for the buck, I'd say the Hubsan is a pretty good choice. "
Mar 25, 2016
Blackstar replied to Raineman's discussion Help Out a Beginner!
"Yes, it's certainly possible to build an Arduino quad - that's the premise behind projects like ArduCopter/Ardupilot.
The Uno is the "stock" barebones version of Arduino. All the variants like ArduCopter have been tweaked for a specific purpose.…"
Jan 17, 2016
Blackstar replied to Paul Archer's discussion Yuneec q500 4k vs Phantom 3 - filming real estate
"From the reviews I've read, you're correct - the P3 camera has slightly better quality. But to your target audience, it may not make a difference at all. So what it comes down to is probably price and your personal preference."
Jan 17, 2016
Blackstar commented on Nicholas Bratton's blog post 250 FPV Racer using Mini APM
"Nice job! I like the use of carbon tubes and the carbon fiber props."
Jan 17, 2016
Blackstar commented on Thomas J Coyle III's blog post ROBOTIC SUITCASE FOLLOWS YOU AROUND
"But can it do tricks?"
Jan 17, 2016