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Scientists who study wild animals want to get as close as possible to their subjects without stressing them out or disrupting their natural behaviors. One possible solution: remote-controlled rovers.
In a new study, Yvon Le Maho of the University of Strasbourg in…
Interesting new job listing at the New American Foundation:
New America’s International Security Program (ISP) is looking for a Project Manager to join our team in Washington, D.C. to support our efforts to create a primer on the…
The next generation of SmartAP Autopilot - SmartAP 3.0 Pro has been released for public recently. This is the state of the art flight control system for multirotor UAVs capable of fully autonomous flight. It has a powerful MCU STM32F4, 9-axis IMU, integrated telemetry module and the latest GPS receiver from UBlox (UBlox NEO 8) already integrated onboard. SmartAP 3.0 was…Continue
Just a post as a compliment to the Devs. Today, I was able to test a full flight with my X8 with a payload and a motor out. Only a 3kg load instead of the maximum 4.5kg, but that's a design fault of my own in the target bracket, not of the magnets or of the X8.
It flew as if nothing was wrong. Start to finish, I had full control, and it behaved almost as…
I laughed when I first saw these. Here is a picture of several pieces in a tictac box. But on second thought they probably have a lot of uses and relevancy here on DIYdrones. There is a Kickstarter going on now.…
So I've just walked back from testing my new custom quad. This was the second quad that I'd built; I'm relatively new to multirotors, but have spent a number of years with fixed wing systems.
Anyway, the specs of this new quad:
Carbon fiber folding frame (this one; other…