Check out this link for the official wiki…Continue
This Saturday, March 15th at 08:00CST/14:00GMT I will be streaming live on ustream.tv http://www.ustream.tv/channel/mygeekshow a 80km/50mi cross country flight. I plan on landing at about 09:00CST/15:00GMT. I'll take the video and make it into an episode shortly thereafter.
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About third of people who attended expo were in uniform. MOD of Spain was personally here for about a half a day. Indra, MBDA, Thales and Airbus have created killer UAV system and that is the center of attention in…Continue
Since about 2010 3d printers have been becoming more and more popular, thousands of news reports on the good and bad of 3d printers for the public, politicians looking to ban 3d printers for the public, others looking to put them in all schools, as with any new technology there was outcry and applause.
From the beginning people have wanted to make…Continue
Worth watching the video of the ABC Denver news report of a drone flyaway (it was a Storm Drone 6 with a DJI Naza controller). A screenshot of DIY Drones makes an appearance ;-) I can't embed the video, but you can watch it …Continue
I was flying my Phantom yesterday. Licking my wounds from an earlier pilot error with a plane. My goats and sheep decided I was herding them back in the pen. This is a Phantom 2 Vision. It is a fun scoot around the place quad. I will be working on my Ecilop NEX5 Cameraship soon. I am going to use Tiger U3 motors and a Teradek HD AV Downlink. Thanks for…Continue
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Interesting angle of Yasur volcano on Tanna island, Vanuatu
Amazingly no phantoms where harmed while filming!
Here is an attempt at an ultrasonic sensor system for tracking an emitter’s relative distance and angle so that an autonomous quad-copter can follow a subject.
Conceptual Image, nominal spacing around 20 feet …Continue
Recently we try the Iris equip with Gopro Hero 3 in front to monitor the progress of forest restoration in North Sumatra National Park.
The beauty of…Continue
[UPDATED to 2.0.7: we had a serious issue with serial connectivity and APM2.x and FTDI, it now fixed. All users that download 2.06 will be notified automatically of the new release]
APM Planner 2.0.7 has been released. This is the first official stable…Continue
If you've been looking for an economical plane platform, that search ends here. The new RTF Aero fixed-wing provides at least 45 minutes of autonomous or RC-controlled flight, all housed in a robust, lightweight airframe.
Powered by …Continue
With ten days to go, the LIDAR-Lite laser rangefinder project is just $5,000 from its crowdfunding goal (it's 91% funded). Now's the time to back it and put them over the top!
I love this project (I've backed it) and we're integrating it into the APM code. Along with…Continue
After months waiting for motors and props, we finally managed to put our large quad up in the air!
It flies up to 56min and can currently carry nex 7. next one will be with zenmuse 5D! can't wait!
It was pretty…Continue
When the design team were building and designing the RVJET they were not completely sure of all the specs of items like the motor, and ESC. They could not think of all the possible…Continue
Back in early January I was tasked with the duty of delivering my recently quadrupley bypassed father to my aunty's house down on the south coast of New South Wales for some much needed rest and relaxation. As it happens, the quiet sleepy town of Moruya, in which my aunty resides, is also home to Hobby King's Australia based warehouse. Not being one to pass on an opportunity…Continue
We've wrapped the installation of the Pixhawk in our aircraft, and have now just got to get it talking to our onboard Raspberry Pi.
For your viewing pleasure, here's a schematic of the Pixhawk and R/C rig. There are full details on the install here.…Continue
Here are the individual graphics I have drawn that depict 3DR Gear as well as standard radio control components. They are in PNG format and I hope that you guys can find it a useful resource for your own documentation purposes.
I use Paint.net which is a free program and I have never looked back! Here is an example of what you can do with the…Continue
i'm happy to present the first Fly of VRI Black Ops Drones ...
See the first official video ...
After one year of development and a lot of pre serie prototype i'm happy to present the final…Continue
The other night I went to bed safe in the knowledge that packing teams in Germany, China and America had sprung into life, hurriedly shipping what will soon be my first real world experience with UAV…Continue