Naval research group launches 30 Pixhawk-powered drones

Another great swarming demo from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Not a new record of planes in the sky (which is 50), but an impressive launch rate of nine drones in nine seconds. All Pixhawk-powered Skywalker X8s.

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Comment by Randy on May 31, 2016 at 11:08pm

Awesome video.  The shots from below are fantastic.  ArduPilot inside it seems.  The launchers are super cool too.

Comment by Cala on June 1, 2016 at 5:49am

Coollll!!!!, nice video too. :O

Comment by John Moore on June 1, 2016 at 1:21pm

This project is by GTRI to develop a swarming algorithm that will be used for ONRs LOCUST project. The Skywalkers are just a test platform until the software is ready to be installed in the tube launched drones in the video below.

Comment by Vadzim Chareuka on June 7, 2016 at 1:00pm

Good job. Thanks for the info.


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