Kristaps Brass
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Alexey Dobrovolskiy commented on Kristaps Brass's blog post How We Flew A Winter Drone Show
"Hello, there is no mistake. All drones and ground station are in single WiFi network. Technically drones can communicate to each other, but they communicate with ground station only - to receive routes, commands and RTK corrections and to send…"
Jun 24, 2019
Harish commented on Kristaps Brass's blog post How We Flew A Winter Drone Show
"Hello, In the article, it is written that "Wi-Fi modules were used for communicating between the drones and the ground station." whereas it is written in the comment that, "The drones are communicating to the base station, there is no…"
Jun 14, 2019

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Representative of UgCS - Universal ground Control Software, mission planning software for unmanned vehicles developed by SPH Engineering.

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Comparing Precision of Autopilots for Survey Missions - The Results

Posted on January 22, 2019 at 3:00am 7 Comments


We’ve reached the final chapter in our series of articles in which we compare the precision of different drone autopilots from various manufacturers.

All drones were flown on a typical area scan route created using UgCS flight planning software and compared in terms of how…


Lightware SF11/C Laser Altimeter and [ultra] Bright Sun

Posted on January 7, 2019 at 8:15am 1 Comment


In December we had a great chance to test the M600 Pro system with a terrain following module in sunny Peru!

In general, SF11/C works perfectly. There was one annoying issue: under extremely bright sun over some surfaces it can miss readings for a long time. Fortunately, a solution was found quickly: during the…


How We Flew A Winter Drone Show

Posted on January 2, 2019 at 7:30am 11 Comments

First of all, Happy New Year to all you DIY Drones users! 

Shortly before Christmas, we decided to bring a childhood dream alive and create Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer using drones. We created and flew a 50 drone show and would like to share with you the footage as well as our experience. Without further ado, here's the video:…


How we spent 8 days on an ice cap in Greenland and found a lost WWII P-38 fighter

Posted on September 17, 2018 at 4:08am 9 Comments

Hi, friends,

In the middle of the summer we had a chance to participate in an expedition with the aim to locate a missing WWII P-38 aircraft from famous Lost Squadron. Full story was covered by lot of news and…


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