Joshua Ott's Blog – June 2013 Archive (12)

Engadget covers AVC 2013

From Engadget. This last paragraph really sums it up nicely:

And really, for all the prize money and ominous warning signs at the entrance, the AVC is ultimately a meeting space for hobbyists in what may some day become a much larger movement. It's a place to experiment, talk shop and occasionally crash along the way.

Added by Joshua Ott on June 18, 2013 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Thirty Days (#30): Tour of 3DR North

This was shot on a couple of different days, with a couple of different states of tune. Nothing fancy, just a hard mounted GoPro 2. It gives you a quick view of our sweet little office in the corner of the Swerve Co compound. 

Added by Joshua Ott on June 17, 2013 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

AVC media

Alan and Sam, from 3DR, cool and confident in the Colorado sun.

Dave C. this years aerial challenge winner, cracking good times and smoking hot motors.…


Added by Joshua Ott on June 14, 2013 at 5:49pm — 76 Comments

Thirty Days (#29): More progress in TJ

The new 3D Robotics factory in Tijuana is looking good. Check out those crates, serious tools come in boxes like…


Added by Joshua Ott on June 14, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Thirty Days (#28): McMaster-116 lift

Added by Joshua Ott on June 13, 2013 at 11:00am — 19 Comments

Thirty Days (#27): Summer Interns

From left: John, Alex, Sam

Our Berkeley office summer interns started work yesterday. Not a bad way to spend the summer!

Added by Joshua Ott on June 12, 2013 at 11:00am — 13 Comments

Thirty Days (#26): Two Y6 copters in carry-on

Joe was able to fit two of the new folding Y6 birds plus RC transmitters in his carry on bag. TSA did ask a few questions, but let them through.

Added by Joshua Ott on June 10, 2013 at 9:30am — 20 Comments

Drone Con today

Broadcast starts at 10am mountain.

9:30 - 10am - Registration / Coffee
10:00 - 10:45 - Pat Hickey - SMACCMPilot - 45 min
10:45 - 11:30 - Doug Weibel -…

Added by Joshua Ott on June 7, 2013 at 8:30am — 35 Comments

Thirty Days (#25): Friday Flyday FPV

130531 - Berkeley Marina from BayAreaCrasher on Vimeo.

Our friends Pablo and Matt joined us for a beautiful afternoon of flying around the…


Added by Joshua Ott on June 5, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Thirty days (#24): More new product previews

Our new direct-drive brushless gimbal, coming soon to a copter near you!

Added by Joshua Ott on June 4, 2013 at 5:00pm — 56 Comments

Drone Con 2013 !!!1


All your PIDs are belong to us!


Drone Con…

Added by Joshua Ott on June 3, 2013 at 2:30pm — 39 Comments

Thirty Days (#23): New Product Preview

Chad Amonn, one of our mechanical engineers, has been busy designing some new products. He created this package to hold electronics designed by:  Craig Elder, Sam Kelley, Kevin Bretney, and Jeff Wurzbach.

Any ideas on…


Added by Joshua Ott on June 2, 2013 at 11:00pm — 40 Comments


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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