Greg Dronsky's Blog – January 2015 Archive (5)

Flying, Walking Vampire Bat Robot Is Back

A few years ago, Ludovic Daler showed us a flying robot that he was working on that had the ability to “walk” by rotating its wings while on the ground. We love seeing designs like this that are completely, utterly out of the box, and Ludovic promised even…


Added by Greg Dronsky on January 22, 2015 at 3:31pm — 2 Comments

Microsoft's HoloLens will bring the optimal experience for FPV flying?

Its very early to judge, whether Microsoft Hololens is going to be a good product, but from what i see it could be the ultimate FPV solution. Just imagine Telemetry, video screen and a natural view of the drone all on a holographic, augmented reality glasses. The setup should also be fast, because its Windows! Just setup APMplanner and a screen from…


Added by Greg Dronsky on January 21, 2015 at 3:28pm — 9 Comments

DJI confirmed an issue with the Inspire's firmware...

You might have seen this video before. Recently there's been some rumours about IMU issues of the new DJI drone Inspire.

The company just confirmed the issue, and they are fixing it in a hurry. It might never happened, if it was an open source software ;), just saying.…


Added by Greg Dronsky on January 21, 2015 at 5:42am — 17 Comments

FPV gimbal for zoom camera

It’s nice to fly around with your copter or plane, watching the surrounding area with a live view. Anyone who tried FPV knows that feeling. There is much to see with the regular equipment, but if you want to see some detail from a higher altitude, there is a problem. Normally it’s good to have a wide angle camera, to see the surrounding space. But what if you…

Added by Greg Dronsky on January 7, 2015 at 5:42pm — 58 Comments

Walkera is the first "inspired" company?

When I first saw Dji Inspire, i was really impressed, I'm sure, just like the rest of you guys. It's really something new, with cool and smart design, really inspiring. The Dji's design is a separate subject, it's something worth analysing.

But today i wanted to turn your attention to something less technical. Im thinking about the name of the drone -…


Added by Greg Dronsky on January 4, 2015 at 11:00am — 9 Comments


Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
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