I know most of us here are the DIY types but once in a while a really cool off the shelf product comes along.  Check out the new Parrot Disco-

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Comment by AKRCGUY on October 13, 2016 at 11:54am
Matt thanks for the link, we'll add it to the video description.
Comment by Cala on October 13, 2016 at 5:33pm

Yes, I'm a diyer but look's interesting for many people asking Us how to start flying but with no work :D and not spending a lot of money.

It's have survey missions funtionality for mosaiking? 

Comment by Gary Mortimer on October 13, 2016 at 8:18pm
Comment by AgtechQ8 on October 14, 2016 at 3:48am

@AKRCGUY - do you think there is room for custom payloads on this bird? For for mapping efforts, a nadir pointing camera.


Comment by Cala on October 14, 2016 at 4:33am

Thank's Gary, interesting point.

Comment by JB on October 14, 2016 at 7:48am

Yes it does timelapse and yes you could probably mod it to take another camera and a bigger battery as well. Also it flies well, even in the wind with Arduplane. ;-)

Comment by Za Pf on October 16, 2016 at 9:34am

Check the rcgroups thread on the plane for information on battery and payload options. Definitely enough room to stick a gopro sized camera pointing down.

Comment by Andrew Tridgell on October 17, 2016 at 3:32am

The Disco really is a great little airframe. I've been testing it in high wind with ArduPilot:



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