Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will work together to evaluate whether small unmanned aircraft operated by the USGS can save state wildlife managers time, money and offer a safer and enhanced alternative to gather greater sage-grouse data.
sUAS News Group and the Silicon Valley Chapter of AUVSI, et al are putting on the first of its kind International Small Unmanned System Business Exposition in San Francisco on July 25-26, 2013. What this represents is a leap forward for the rest of the unmanned systems community. Attendees will…
First off, we have an exciting announcement about the 2013 SparkFun Autonomous Vehicle Competition. After months of filling out forms, writing emails, and making phone calls, we’ve nailed down a date and location for the 2013 SparkFun AVC. The event will take place on June 8, 2013 at the Boulder Reservoir.
If anyone in the Dallas-Ft Worth area has an APM that has a misprogrammed PPM encoder, I have the AVR programmer available and have successfully reprogrammed three older APM boards. Send me a message if you would like to have your APM PPM encoder reprogrammed with the correct brown-out voltage.
It took me a while to figure out that I could back order the FMA XY sensor when it was listed as being out of stock instead of waiting until a new production run came in to FMA.
FMA appears to only make enough to fill back orders as the June 1st shipment that I had been waiting for was immediately gone and the XY sensor status had gone back to out of stock with the next delivery being June 26th.
So I decided to place an order for the XY sensor to see if… Continue
I saw that you chimed in on this thread on RCGroups: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1046195
What are your plans in relation to the UAV Certificate issue?
It really sounds like it is the responsibility of the end user to get a certificate for their UAV, if they are using it for commerical purposes like AP for hire, and not the manufacturer of the autopilot product.