November 2018 Blog Posts (12)

Tdrone----Open source coaxial drone!

In recent years, multi-rotor aerodynamic aircraft have been widely used in consumer UAVs and some special industries. Mention of hovering aircraft, the first thing we have in mind is multi-rotor, which ignoring the potential of other hovering aerodynamic configurations. There is no…

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Added by Jiaqi Hu on November 29, 2018 at 3:30am — 9 Comments

Black Friday - Seagull UAV



Seagull UAV is having "BLACKDAYS" sales which will be running from 23rd - until 26th of November. Be sure to checkout the webshop and equip your platforms with the latest Seagull tech!

Link to the webshop:…

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Added by Rone Scholz-Nielsen on November 23, 2018 at 4:00am — No Comments


3D Robotics
Ion drive drone -- NO moving parts!

From Ars Technica. I played with ion drives a long time ago, but never got anything this large to lift. Great work!

The Johnson Indoor Track at MIT probably won't go down in history in the same way as…

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Added by Chris Anderson on November 21, 2018 at 3:30pm — 6 Comments

Hackhawk: Hacking the Altair Aerial Blackhawk with your own flight controller

Looking around for an inexpensive, almost-ready-to-fly brushless-motor quadcopter to use a basis for indoor flight-control research, I was delighted to come across the  Altair Aerial Blackhawk.  With its extra-long extension legs and GoPro mount (which I…

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Added by Simon D. Levy on November 19, 2018 at 7:54pm — 2 Comments

The Commercial UAV Show in London 2018

This week the 5th Commercial UAV Show took place at ExCel in London, United Kingdom. While exhibiting there I also took a camera and walked around - if you missed the event you still have a chance to watch how it went. Enjoy!

Added by Kirill on November 17, 2018 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Video Course: Mavlink, Qground, Dronekit...

I interviewed Caleb Bergquist, a developer like us who posted a complete video course online about:

 - Setting up the developer environment

 - Mavproxy and Qground Control

 -…

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Added by Tiziano Fiorenzani on November 14, 2018 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

vertical works new mega drone company

Interested in Mega Drones? So, join our webpage on www.megadrones.de



We are…

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Added by vertical works on November 13, 2018 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Changing Direction

Well, the day finally has come when I am ready to give up on this endeavor. My goal was to build a manned, internal combustion quad copter.  I will not say the project was a failure because I learned so much on my journey, but I just see other avenues which seem more promising.

Of note, from the project I did successfully build a variable pitch,…

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Added by Randy Sonnicksen on November 13, 2018 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

"See" more of your RF environment in the field

One of the most difficult risks to manage with all sUAS flight operations, and in fact with most remote-controlled vehicle systems is radio interference. Detecting the threat and evading it is almost impossible without proper RF instrumentation, namely a decent spectrum analyser. It's not something even developers are taking to the field too frequently, not…

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Added by Azjeg on November 9, 2018 at 8:05am — 4 Comments


100KM
Vertical Technologies DeltaQuad maps uninhabited island

At the end of this new DeltaQuad compilation video, you can see the 3D rendering that was created from a survey mission of a dutch peninsula. The mission was flown using a DeltaQuad Pro #MAP carrying a Sony A7R3 with a 35mm lens.…

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Added by sander on November 3, 2018 at 8:23pm — No Comments

Pioneer drone show by Geoscan Ltd.

Pretty much everyone these days knows that some companies can launch thousands of drones in the air and perform a breathtaking show with light and moving animation. This is an incredible piece of engineering, but  in attempt to do something similar one should consider technological, personnel and logistical…

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Added by Shevelev Ilya on November 2, 2018 at 5:00am — 11 Comments

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