Recently we participated in an air show near our headquarters with 7 drones running ArduCopter. We thought you guys might be interested in seeing the footage.

UgCS DDC gives the power to create beautiful drone shows without the need to have sophisticated hardware. All of the drones we used were assembled from widely available off-the-shelf components and were using open source ArduCopter firmware (version 3.5 in this case).

The flights were planned using UgCS and the drones were controlled using UgCS DDC (Drone Dance Controller). Each drone was equipped with four smoke grenades which were triggered remotely.

Here is the video from the show:


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If you have any questions feel free to leave them in the comments or drop us an e-mail:

Safe flights, 

UgCS Team

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Comment by Sam Worthington on August 23, 2017 at 2:29pm

Very impressive.


Comment by Cala on August 27, 2017 at 5:32am

COOL!!!! where you find the smoke system?

Comment by Alexey Dobrovolskiy on August 27, 2017 at 3:33pm

It were smoke grenades with electrical ignition.

Comment by Alexey Dobrovolskiy on August 27, 2017 at 3:35pm

To ignite grenades we used relays controlled by PWM signal from pixhawk port.


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