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Why the need For an 2,4ghz RC uplink?

Hi all,

I Have a plan to build my own handheld groundcontroll station and was thinking about the 2,4ghz rc side of things... With having  a 433mhz telemetry uplink is there any need for a Traditional RC link?

If my Thinking is correct the 3DR Solo uses the Telemetry signal for RC controll Too, Correct me if im wrong! If they…

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Added by luke cooke on September 20, 2017 at 11:10am — 5 Comments

R-Line 850mAh 95C 4S Racing Drone Battery

As we know, Tattu R-Line battery is specifically designed for professional FPV racing competitions, they are more powerful t

han any graphine battery. Higher capacity, lower internal resistance and lower landing temperatures won the pilots’ love. Now I found Tattu r-line released 850mAh 4s 95c racing drone battery

Tattu R-Line 850mAh 14.8V 95C 4S1P Lipo Battery Pack…

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Added by sarah lee on September 19, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

Building a sub-500 gram (< 1.1 pound) quadcopter

I wanted to build a lightweight quadcopter frame for some time, and I've eventually found time to do it. Hereby I summarize some aspects of the build that allowed me to save weight.

Note that this is a summary of the complete post in my blog.

I’ve chosen to build a very simple X frame for this build. The frame is made out…

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Added by yannis on September 18, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

CyPhy Works in Danvers, MA is hiring!

10 years ago I was flying and posting videos here developing my own autopilots and autonomous vehicles. Eventually this lead into a full time career in drones and ultimately landed me here at CyPhy works! Maybe others out there want to do this for a living? We're hiring!

Cyphy Works is in Danvers, MA-- We're looking for Senior level software engineers with controls experience.  People who write C/C++ and make things fly. What better place to find you guys…

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Added by Tj Bordelon on September 18, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

PX4 Sapog and friends

Quite some time has passed since our last post on the topic, so it's time to make another one.

Sapog

For those uninitiated, PX4 Sapog is an open source ESC design which you can get familiar with right here: kb.zubax.com/x/cYAh. Over the last months, the following noteworthy things happened to the project:

  • Proper…
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Added by Zubax Robotics on September 17, 2017 at 1:33pm — 11 Comments

New Vibration Analysis & Dynamic Balancing Software

DynexHobby are proud to announce AirTune, the simplest and most advanced vibration analysis tool for drones and RC models. AirTune has been optimised to perform balancing on out-runner motors, two and three bladed propellers as well as an analysis tool to identify critical structural…

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Added by DynexHobby on September 15, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

ROV thruster DT700 motor 3.5 kg trust (3D printed Kort nozzle)

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This is 3D printed Kort nozzle designed for DT700 / DT750 motors.

Specifications:


Tested forward/reverce thrust at 12V

1A - 0,5/0,5 kg (0.5/0.5 lbs)

2A - 1,0/0,9 kg (2.2/1.98 lbs)

3A - 1,35/1,2 kg (2.98/2.65 lbs)

4A - 1,65/1,5 kg (3.64/3,31 lbs)

5A - 1,9/1,7 kg…

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Added by Vladimir Lopatin on September 15, 2017 at 6:00am — 10 Comments

How To Be A Distributor Of A Billion-Dollar Market

 

According to a new study, the global commercial UAV market is expected to reach $2.07 billion by 2022. Increasing applications in law enforcement and geo mapping are expected to drive commercial UAV industry growth over the forecast period. Commercial drones are finding…

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Added by md04@jttuav.com on September 15, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

ArduSub 3.5.1 Released with Companion and QGC Updates

Hello everyone! The ArduSub development team is proud to announce our third stable release with a number of new features and reliability…

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Added by Rustom Jehangir on September 14, 2017 at 3:46pm — No Comments

New thermal imaging system from Workswell

Workswell is the world leader in the field of thermal imaging systems for UAV (drones) and although the nearly two year old Workswell WIRIS thermal imaging system still has not found successors, we are coming to the market with new inovation.

Working…

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Added by Drone thermal camera on September 14, 2017 at 7:17am — 1 Comment

What if you could make anything lighter and stronger?

Drag drop & shop composite connectors, tubing and plane next to any Fusion360 Design next time you are designing something that needs to be strong. Or just send us a hand sketch and we will be glad to help you get organized. go to…

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Added by Composites Connectors on September 13, 2017 at 2:30pm — 10 Comments

Download Simulator Game AWuAV 3015E drone

Download Simulator Game AWuAV 3015E for Android and Windws

The AWuAV 3015E Flight Simulator gives you access to the entire flight of the drones!

Learn and practice how to control and fly AWuAW…

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Added by tom hobart on September 12, 2017 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Introducing Edge - Advanced drone controller with HDMI video input and 5.8GHz data link

Hey everyone,

More than three years ago Emlid was born with the idea of building a versatile and powerful drone controller. We've pursued the concept of a controller that will become a primary platform for customizable drone projects when your goals go beyond the limits of traditional autopilot boards. Today…

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Added by Emlid on September 12, 2017 at 2:30pm — 16 Comments

Our H2 hybrid powered multirotor succeed in sea bay crossing mission

On September 9th, two drone companies have been succeed in their sea bay crossing mission, which is about 100km and 3 hours. They started from Changdao and the destination is Dalian in norheast China.The wind is about class 4~6, but the two multirotor uavs all completed their missions successfully, and they are all equipped with our H2 hybrid powerplant.

So this is another proof to our H2 hybrid system performance.

weblink:…

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Added by zhangqi on September 12, 2017 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

FlyPulse partners with FlytBase to create a network of life-saving drones

Heart disease remains the No. 1 global cause of death with 17.3 million deaths each year, according to “Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics — 2015 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association.” That number is expected to rise to more than 23.6 million by 2030, the report…

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Added by Achal Negi on September 12, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

NOTICE - URUS PROJECT Still Alive.

Hi Folks,

FYI, URUS project was removed for now from Linux HAL Ardupilot libraries, URUS is moving to separate HAL from January on this PR https://github.com/ArduPilot/ardupilot/pull/5552

The changes is doing in…

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Added by hiroshi takey on September 11, 2017 at 9:32pm — No Comments

Guidelines for building drones for shows

Hi, guys,

As some of you who follow us may know, for some time now already we have been offering an extension to UgCS mission planning software - UgCS DDC (Drone Dance Controller). UgCS DDC has been crafted from the ground-up with drone shows in mind and…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on September 11, 2017 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Different use of watchX in UAV Systems

Hello Dear DIY DRONES Community. 

I am a long term fan of DIY DRONES and wanted pass on something new that could be a nice fit as a blog post. Me and my friend Enes(You can remember him from an excellent drawing of APM at …

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Added by Mustafa TULU on September 11, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments

Technidrone launches MAPKER, an UAV designed for professional cartography powered by Pixhawk

Technidrone, Spanish drone manufacturer company, has put on the market MAPKER multicopter, the first compact drone of high autonomy for photogrammetric applications.

This equipment has been designed to cover the needs of drones of this type and size, since the current equipments does not usually exceed 20…

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Added by ALAIN on September 11, 2017 at 1:37am — No Comments

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