Dear DIY Enthusiasts,
the team working on the development of the airship-drone ObliX now has an officially registered logo and name:
With the new name also comes a completely redesigned website…
Hey DIY enthusiasts!
Today I am proudly presenting to you ObliX argo, the new concept for our airship-drone.
ObliX argo can be operated in two flight modes:
1. Airplane mode:
Propulsion is mainly supplied by the slow turning stern propeller. Maneuvering is…
Hello DIY enthusiasts!
Andreas Burkart and his team "Windreiter" are starting a crowdfunding campaign for a DIY blimp, the silent_runner. I flew one myself some time ago and it was really a lot of fun. Being a blimp this aircraft is inherently safe. It is simply not able to crash on the ground and break anything. And with a Mobius camera fixed underneath you…Continue
I am very excited to present ObliX to you! ObliX is my multirotor-blimp-drone idea, which will hopefully combine the flight time endurance of a blimp with the agile dynamics of a quadcopter.
The largest dimension of this hybrid-blimp would measure about 3 m and the lifting force of the helium volume would be close to 3 kg.
Starting to build ObliX, I decided to make a development blog about it. To be able to present and discuss…