Hi all
I'm glad to present you a video of an artistic project that I made one year ago:

Dronecoria (dronechory): an aerial platform for seed dispersal via nendo dango seed balls, for one-click reforestation.

Agro-hacking brazilian rainforest dispersing local seeds with drones.

Wiki with documentation of the process (spanish):

This was just a proof of concept, I would like to build one cabable of carry at least 3 kilos of seeds ;)

But I don't have economical resources for build this kind of expensives multicopters with big payload :(

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Comment by OutbackUAV.com on May 6, 2014 at 8:02pm

This is a great application although I wonder why a 'copter is used?  Fixed wing planes carry more, are cheaper and fly further.  Of course fixed-wing requires more take off and landing space.

Comment by David Pello on May 6, 2014 at 11:54pm

Nice video Lot!

Yeah, perhaps a fixed wing is a better option for big payloads. We've been building big airframes with the techniques you've seen at the fablab, so perhaps we can design something together. Let's talk about this!

Comment by Mike Knott on May 7, 2014 at 6:02am

Do you have more pictures of the seed delivery system? I'm trying to see how you're dropping individual seed bombs.

Comment by Doug Walmsley on May 7, 2014 at 6:04am

Have you considered something like FireFLY6? It's a possible solution or an idea on a hybrid copter/airplane (VSTOL) design. Something to consider. 

www.birdseyeview.aero

Comment by Freddy Alcarazo on May 8, 2014 at 11:38am

good job. Respect !!

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