Kristaps Brass's Blog – January 2019 Archive (3)

Comparing Precision of Autopilots for Survey Missions - The Results

Hi,

We’ve reached the final chapter in our series of articles in which we compare the precision of different drone autopilots from various manufacturers.

All drones were flown on a typical area scan route created using UgCS flight planning software and compared in terms of how…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on January 22, 2019 at 3:00am — 7 Comments

Lightware SF11/C Laser Altimeter and [ultra] Bright Sun

Hi,

In December we had a great chance to test the M600 Pro system with a terrain following module in sunny Peru!







In general, SF11/C works perfectly. There was one annoying issue: under extremely bright sun over some surfaces it can miss readings for a long time. Fortunately, a solution was found quickly: during the…

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Added by Kristaps Brass on January 7, 2019 at 8:15am — 1 Comment

How We Flew A Winter Drone Show

First of all, Happy New Year to all you DIY Drones users! 



Shortly before Christmas, we decided to bring a childhood dream alive and create Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer using drones. We created and flew a 50 drone show and would like to share with you the footage as well as our experience. Without further ado, here's the video:…



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Added by Kristaps Brass on January 2, 2019 at 7:30am — 9 Comments

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Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
A list of all T3 contests is here. The current round, the Vertical Horizontal one, is here

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