November 2015 Blog Posts (105)


3D Robotics
3DR's evolution from micro to mass

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As many of you know, Jordi Munoz and I founded 3DR in 2009 as a way to help get drone technology into the hands of the masses.  And it certainly has reached the masses—these days, there’s never a day without many drone stories being published, and interest only continues to grow.

3DR continues to grow and evolve.…

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Added by Chris Anderson on November 2, 2015 at 1:00pm — 40 Comments

Longest flying portable drone that can lift 8 pounds!

Hello drone lovers!

We are excited to be so close to our goal on KickStarter with another 3 weeks left on the campaign. 

In the meantime a test we did last week proved that Easy Drone XL Pro could actually lift and fly with 8 pounds of weight for quite a few minutes (without bursting into flames).…

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Added by Ivan Stamatovski on November 2, 2015 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

RMRC Responses to FAA and DOT Actions

I'm glad that someone is raising some legit questions in the name of the whole community 

  "November 2, 2015 - As many in the US are aware, the FAA and DOT are considering requiring registration of some sUAS and have created a task force to help develop that process.

The DOT and FAA have…

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Added by Dusan on November 2, 2015 at 10:11am — 2 Comments

Uncertain Case for ADS-B In Small Drone Traffic Management

This post is a follow up to a previous post: Is ADS-B Right for Small Drones and also appears in sUAS News ‘The Market

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What the heck is ADS-B and why should I care?

I asked myself that question a year-and-a-half ago, because I kept seeing the term ADS-B (Automatic…

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Added by Colin Snow on November 1, 2015 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Rospilot (open-source companion computer for APM)

Rospilot (https://github.com/rospilot/rospilot) is an open-source companion computer for the APM that handles higher level functionality, like running an on-board Wifi access point, providing a web interface, and live H264 recording and streaming. It runs on any single-board computer (tested with the…

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Added by Christopher Berner on November 1, 2015 at 5:15pm — 13 Comments

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