With the increasing interest in the use of multi-rotor UAVs for long range applications such as pipeline inspection, large-area mapping, transporting packages or even people, the question arises: “how far can they fly?”.
In this post I’ll present a theoretical approach, an experiment and a conclusion to answer this question. Let’s start with some basic theory that can be used for all flying things. The distance d that a UAV can cover, flying at a constant…Continue
Sorry to see them go. They had a great idea and worked really hard to get it right, but ran out of time and money. …Continue
Hi again, this is my custom designed tray for my Graupner MZ-24. My goal was to build a small tray that can be removed easy without any tools and small enough to be put next to my transmitter in my bag. I think I succeed... :)
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Naval Air Systems Command, successfully demonstrated one of the world’s largest micro-drone swarms at China Lake, California.
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The AKAMAV is the proud winner of the IMAV 2016 Outdoor Challange. In this…
What a great application for small ROV
Cool and informative video of DJI releasing their new GS Pro feature. DJI’s Ground Station Pro makes it easy to plan complex flight missions while automatically collecting images for precision mapping.
First of all, Happy New Year Community ... We wish you a Happy flight year !
Good news for Solo owners, we just released 2 versions of Solo GPS to replace your factory GNSS. One with u-blox NEO-M8N or NEO-M8T and one with u-blox NEO-M8P…Continue
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Another picture from our first fully functional prototype. We used rubber bands to hold the battery.…Continue
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Hein is a long time friend on DIY Drones.
Just want to show his work to you.
Hein.... I did not finished my Skywalker but obviously you did.
These pictures are awesome. Thank you!
With professional hydrodynamic design, SEADRAGON can be freely in the water, underwater hover or free exploration can be easily implemented. The main compartment is…
Tanizon Tech, a Chinese company focused on UAV solutions for photogrammetry and precise agriculture, was established in 2016 by a group of scientists as well as drone zealots.
Their 3-step vision is to promote civilian drone to become:
LEAD TIME: 60 days (due to post-CES orders peak) + 2…
Hi guys, let me introduce the final version of my 3D printed FPV racer. Since the last blog entry I made some further small modifications according to my experiences. All files can be downloaded from the…Continue
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Great news from Don Lake
Announcing the release of QGroundControl V3.1. Notable changes in this release:
- Survey mission support
- GeoFence Support in Plan View
- Rally Point support in Plan View (ArduPilot only)
- ArduPilot onboard…
It is the beginning of 2017 and drones, and their related technology, are coming off an explosive year of growth in both popularity and innovation. The FAA estimates that 2.5 million consumer drones were unwrapped during the past holiday season. To further prove the popularity growth, the FAA also announced that there are currently more drones registered through their registration program than there are registered manned aircraft! Today’s consumer drones are now capable…Continue
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Background – The overarching goal of…
On the right our very first prototype, on the left our latest protoype.…Continue
The autopilot on the blimp is enabled whenever the hardcore 80s music is playing
RC Blimp with Rapsberry Pi +Navio2 and autopilot algorithm written in Go:
True Story Follows
A few years ago I worked on an …
Episode of Drone Dish profiles Ryan De Seixas, one of the top aerial videographers in Hawaii,