Testing Flir Tau2 thermal camera with Y6 Multicopter (DJI WooKong-M). Below you can watch 4 flights.
The Aeromapper 300 is the latest UAV offer from Aeromao Inc. Canada.
The Aeromapper 300 is one of the most complete UAV for general mappping applications, at the most competitve price on the market. Powerful yet very easy & friendly to use, with 1.5 hour endurance, currently more than two dozen different sensors or combination of sensors supported…Continue
Phoenard; The project currently running on Kickstarter.
It has lot of peripherals built in which is more than capable to be your next Drone controller.
10-degrees of freedom sensor, Accelerometer, gyro, magnetometer and barometer are included and powered by ATMEGA2560, identical to the one use on APM. Plenty of PWM GPIO pins are also available. The GPS, GSM and GPRS module are embedded by default as well on board.
The full color LCD might be handy as…Continue
Wide angle laser beams can detect and measure the range to people, trees and other safety critical objects from moving aerial or ground based platforms.
We've been experimenting with a new version of our SF10 laser altimeter to see what happens when we change the normally narrow, parallel laser beam into a wider, fan shape and align it horizontally or with a downwards tilt. There is a practical limit to the wide direction (major axis) of…Continue
Our First-Person View (FPV) Kit includes everything you need to start live streaming a video feed from the GoPro on your IRIS+ or X8+. Thanks to the 7-inch Bright View™ monitor’s sharp contrasts and LED backlight, you’ll see the live feed clearly on even the brightest days. Additionally, the powerful 5.8 GHz 32-channel wireless receiver won’t display a “blue screen” if the…Continue
(Montreal, Canada) November 17, 2014
Eighteen teams of young engineers-in-training competed for the right to call themselves world champion drone builders at the 22nd annual ASME Student Design Competition (SDC) finals today at the International Mechanical Engineering…
OMG. Turbine-powered quadcopter test flight -- next to a road. Love the car that pulls up to gawk at the end
I Have been working on this 3d printed hexacopter for some time now let me know what you think of the design ive been entertaining selling them and or the STL's so you can print them yourself here are some pics and some gimbal video feedback good or bad is much appreciated also if you would buy it what would you pay for it…Continue
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Some very bad news for drone pilots this morning: An appeals board has ruled that the Federal Aviation Administration has wide latitude to make all drone flights…Continue
GoBot is a new robot-control applications interface using the Go programming language, including support for 3DR copters and others using MAVLink.
Gobot has a extensible system for connecting to hardware devices. The following…
Here is 3D Robotics centric group flight. Iris+ and his grandpa 3DR Quad on a mission. Playing around with scenario to cover large area with multiple vehicles simultaneously. Can be handy for Search&Rescue, surveyors and others.
Additionally you can see a proximity warnings in UgCS in action. These can use ADS-B as a source as…Continue
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"(Montreal, Canada) November 17, 2014
Eighteen teams of young engineers-in-training competed for the right to call…Continue
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Here you can see an interesting Al union for CFRP or composites joints. Al+CFRP glue. A-Al heat by solenoid.
It's customary and traditional that we celebrate the addition of every 1,000 new members here and share the traffic stats. This time we have a really special occasion to celebrate as we have reached the 60,000 member mark!!!!
Congratulations to Carlos Abreu, of Missoula, Montana USA, who became our 60,000th member!!!
There were approximately 1.7 million page…Continue
In one hot off the press...
A BOARD showing a G-string-clad woman has been removed after she became the accidental attraction in a real estate advertising campaign for a house sale in Victoria, Australia.
An ambitious agent enlisted a drone to take an aerial photograph of the property, which includes a sweeping…Continue
This post also appears in sUAS News ‘The Market‘.
I think it’s futuristic – the drone that is. The camera, on the other hand, is another story.
For a guy like me who not only follows the commercial…Continue