Starting on December 21, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)…
From November 4 to November 5, 2017, Minhang District People's Government and Shanghai Aviation Vehicle Model Association as the guide unit, Xinzhuang Town People's Government jointly organized by X-FLY (), Minhang District Economic Commission , Minhang District Science and Technology Commission, the starting point of venture business support the 2017…Continue
Can you imagine the ground control station software running literally on any platform / operating system? Welcome SmartAP GCS - powerful and intuitive software for managing your drones operations. Available for MacOS, Windows, Android,…Continue
On January 19th 2018, our hybrid H2 powered multirotor drone flew 7 hours and 17 minutes in Tianjin China.
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Added by Kristaps Brass on January 30, 2018 at 8:38am — No Comments
ComNav Technology had released K726 dual antenna GNSS RTK Positioning&Heading OEM board half year in domestic market, had got successful cooperation with some UAV manufacturers during this period. This video is showing the performance of K726 board for express drone autopilot, the K726 board is…Continue
Panasonic 18650GA cells have a gravimetric density of 224 Wh/kg allowing some fixed wing drones to achieve 2+ hours of flight, these new SES cells claim 400-500 Wh/kg and are…Continue
Since our last post we were very busy with addign some features to droneePLANE, i want to share them with you.
droneePLANE supports Sony's lates 1 inch sensor size , ultra small, shock proof SonyRX0 camera,
Geofence feature added.
Emlid's RTK GPS support added, it is plug and play , can be used on droneePLANE
At this year's Consumer Electronic Show, the Executive Director of the FAA's UAS Integration Office was asked if the phrase "...and within the programming" in the Special Rule for Model Aircraft requires membership in a Community Based Organization (CBO - like the Academy of Model Aeronautics).
His answer was long, and he waffled a little, but he closed with this clear statement: "But in general, no, you do not…Continue
Added by Frank Mellott on January 28, 2018 at 9:06am — No Comments
Ahhh... Winter in Canada ...
While the kids play hockey outside with sticks and a puck , I play inside with sticks and a POC !!
A few month ago I started experimenting with the Avoidance Library:…
If you have a 3D printer this is an easy way to build a parachute that is controlled automatically/manually from Pixhawk.
I suggest getting a metal servo arm instead of what is shown. I built this 2 years ago and the metal arm is a must.…Continue
Added by Jimmy Oliver on January 27, 2018 at 10:37am — No Comments
Skywalker X8 honeycomb composited material is professional mapping survey airplane.
Recently, there are some customer order from us and I share some pictures to you. …Continue
Added by Chris Anderson on January 26, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments
**There is a new puppy in the family !!**
**PocketPilot** is a smaller versions of the BBBmini (https://github.com/mirkix/BBBMINI), designed for use with PocketBeagle (https://beagleboard.org/pocket, a small version of BeagleBone Black). It provides a very small &…Continue
Here is a simple Android app for testing cheap Chinese USC-16 servo controller:
User can select one of four servos, movement speed, and position. The app can also be used to communicate with other…
Added by Marek Suma on January 25, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments
From Davide Scaramuzza:
I am happy to share the paper, dataset, code and video "Dronet: Learning to Fly by Driving", where we use Deep Neural Networks to teach drones to navigate autonomously in the streets of a city by imitating…Continue
Professional DIY radio communication equipment has changed over the years but this is a very big change moving from analog to digital ; the major brands are CUAV , XBEE & SLNTOR! The change has radios operating on 2.4ghz with range of over 20 kilometers caring control , telemetry signals as well as hiy definition video. It supports 2.4GHz (2. 402~2. 478 GHz) and suitable for long…Continue
ComNav Technology had released K726…
Added by Wade Zhang on January 22, 2018 at 8:02pm — No Comments
Solving urban problems requires timely information about every aspect of the city functioning. Today using UAV's is a great way for local governments to get precise data as 3D models, orthophotos and digital elevation models. However, collecting data is just a first step of decision making process, what is important is to have a set of special tools to work with this data and take all it advantages for urban design, land use and emergency management.
In "Geoscan" we work in close…Continue
Added by Shevelev Ilya on January 22, 2018 at 12:35am — No Comments
ZTW Spider Series For Raceing Drones ，Built in BLheli FirmWare
The ZTW Spider series of ESCs are a great choice for any size of multi-rotor.
Designed from the ground up for simple installation and easy setup and pre-flashed with SimonK OneShot 125 firmware to give a fast, super-smooth,…Continue
Added by ZTW Brushless ESC on January 21, 2018 at 7:00pm — No Comments
A few years ago I struggled a lot to study and understand OpenCV, especially the calibration process.
Now that I have just a little bit more the hang of it, I thought It might be helpful for people that are going to approach this incredible computer vision library starting from…Continue