All Blog Posts Tagged 'autopilot' (119)

Emlid Edge in stock! Check out flight videos

Hey everyone,

We are pleased to announce Emlid Edge drone controllers are in stock! The time has come to get your drone and your action camera prepared for flight!…


Added by Emlid on December 25, 2017 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Setup ArduPilot flight modes with DX6 Gen 2

I've looked around the web to get an understanding the setup of the Ardupilot flight modes with a Spektrum DX6 2nd generation and there was none. So I decided to write this blog. The few things to consider when doing this:

  1. Please follow the instruction given on…

Added by Paulin Kantue on October 26, 2017 at 12:00am — No Comments

Introducing SmartAP MAX

Sky-Drones is proud to announce the release of SmartAP MAX - perfect solution for the variety of drones applications with outstanding reliability and flight performance. SmartAP MAX provides maximum capabilities in minimum dimensions. 

  • Miniature: Compact size and light weight makes integration of…

Added by Kirill on September 25, 2017 at 9:01am — 8 Comments

USG-301 - Full HD gimbal with 30x optical zoom

Hello everyone!

I have posted several times information about our 3-axis gyro-stabilized gimbals, but this time we decided to release a short video with close up review and actual footage from the gimbal itself. USG-301 is one of the most popular products from our line of gimbals. It features state of the art Full HD Sony…


Added by Jacob Cereteli on August 9, 2017 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Comparing Precision of Autopilots for Survey Missions - PX4

Hi, everyone, this is the fifth part of our autopilot precision series in which we test the different drones and autopilots by flying them on a photogrammetry route created in UgCS.

So far we have published the results for DJI Phantom 4, DJI Naza-M V2, Mikrokopter Quad XL and DJI A2. This week we finally…


Added by Kristaps Brass on April 13, 2017 at 9:00am — 9 Comments

Comparing Precision of Autopilots for Survey Missions - DJI A2

We have reached the fourth week of our autopilot precision series. In this series of articles / videos we test the different drones by flying them on a standard photogrammetry route created in UgCS.

So far we have analysed DJi Phantom 4, DJI Naza-M V2 and Mikrokopter Quad XL. In this week’s video we take a…


Added by Kristaps Brass on April 6, 2017 at 2:36am — 9 Comments

Comparing Precision of Autopilots for Survey Missions - MikroKopter Quad XL

This is the third week of our autopilot precision series. In this series of articles / videos we test the precision of different drones / autopilots by flying them on a standard photogrammetry mission created in UgCS.

Last two weeks we published the results of DJI Phantom 4…


Added by Kristaps Brass on March 30, 2017 at 8:05am — 5 Comments

FlytOS now supports Intel Edison!

While there has been a lot of interest in use of Intel Edison on drones, it has been quite challenging to get this tiny board configured for any practical use. FlytOS now brings the power of advanced drone applications to the Intel Edison platform. With FlytOS, you can make use of your…


Added by Nitin Gupta on February 10, 2017 at 11:47am — 1 Comment

FlytOS: First stable release is out!

After months of extensive testing, we are happy to announce the first stable release of FlytOS, the framework for advanced drone applications.

As some members of the community would recollect, FlytOS is built on ROS and Linux, to help developers quickly integrate…


Added by Nitin Gupta on February 2, 2017 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

INF Jupiter JM-1 Flight Controller

$799, available here


MAVLink Compatible Protocol

Can be used with Mission Planner, Qgroundcontrol, UgCS (v2.10)

Free 50 waypoint navigation…


Added by Ryan Vu on August 24, 2016 at 7:00pm — 5 Comments

Flight Computer with Built-in OpenWRT WiFi Router!

Traditionally, drones have used low bandwidth radio communication to connect to ground devices. Last year, when we started building the FlytPOD Flight Computer (next generation autopilot), we wanted to equip it with a better communication…


Added by dhiraj on June 6, 2016 at 10:14am — 17 Comments

ROS based FlytOS is now compatible with Ardupilot flight stack!

We are glad to announce the compatibility of FlytOS (framework for commercial drone applications development) with the Ardupilot flight stack, as we had promised earlier.

What this means is, that the Ardupilot community can now easily leverage the companion computers (Ordoid, Raspi 3, TX1 and others) to build variety of commercial…


Added by Nitin Gupta on April 19, 2016 at 1:37am — 5 Comments

SmartAP 4 is coming soon unveils SmartAP 4 Autopilot - the latest generation flight control system for multirotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicles of various configurations and sizes aimed at the wide range of applications. The main feature of the system is the capability of fully autonomous flight including take off,…


Added by Kirill on April 10, 2016 at 10:18am — 19 Comments

Naze32 and Paparazzi UAV

Paparazzi UAV, an open-source uav platform, is breathing new life, so to speak, into 20K RAM Naze32 and CC3D autopilots. That's great news for anyone that might already own these class of autopilots and would like to use Paparazzi UAV on…


Added by earthpatrol on December 3, 2015 at 2:57pm — 13 Comments

Elle0 and Paparazzi UAV

Today marks the release of the Elle0 autopilot. The folks over atbv1bitsquared have been working long and hard on this new Paparazzi autopilot. It was their goal to make it as affordable as possible without compromising on the power and…

Added by earthpatrol on November 26, 2015 at 1:00pm — 29 Comments

Erle-Brain 2, the newest Linux autopilot from Erle Robotics

Since we made Erle-Brain we’ve got a lot of feedback on what’s most used and useful for users. With this in mind we are happy to announce we have released a new version of our brain: Erle-Brain 2, a more powerful unit, smaller, faster and cheaper brain for building robots and drones.


Erle-Brain 2 ships with a cost of €199, includes a quad-core Cortex-A7 with all the sensors needed to…


Added by Carlos on October 29, 2015 at 2:00am — 27 Comments

An AutoPilot in the Clouds - Wing embedded telemetry antenna

As you may have read from my previous blogs - I’m experimenting with an autonomous pilot system that is able to guide several vehicles in a coordinated fashion. Each vehicle is outfitted with a transmitter that sends telemetry information back to the main computer, and…


Added by Jesper Andersen on June 8, 2015 at 4:27am — 11 Comments

ROSsifying an APM-based autopilot

Great stuff happening at Erle Robotics while we push our Linux autopilot, Erle-Brain, towards deeper and deeper ROS integration.

Here's Alex sharing with you some of the first packages we coded (video):

Some links:

- PWM: …


Added by Víctor Mayoral on February 9, 2015 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

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