I ran my hex battery down too far last week and the battery failsafe kicked in. It is set up to autoland so down it came. The landing speed is very fast and didn't slow before the hex hit the ground.…Continue
I have cloned missionplanner from GitHub and am trying to build it. I have got past the majority of the build errors but can't figure this one out. I am getting the following errors from VS 2013. Can…Continue
I have a series of images and a flight log from a mission today. When I go to georef the images using the .log file I am getting the following error when attempting to estimate the time offset. Does…Continue
I was out testing my hexacopter this morning. I flew a simple mission perfectly and everything was going well. However once I switched into loiter the aircraft flew off in a random direction very…Continue
Liverpool John Moores University are holding their second conference on the use of drones in environmental research on July the 7th and 8th. There are some great pieces of research being presented and it should be a very interesting couple of days.
I posted the results of my research into using a small UAV for land cover classification for habitat monitoring a couple of months ago.
I've created a short video as part of my research presentation that details the workflow used to…Continue
I've recently finished a research project using UAVs to classify land cover types on British upland heath. I'm using an APM controlled hexacopter (H550) carrying a Canon Powershot S95 modified for NIR photography. I've successfully surveyed and classified around 15 hectares in 10 minutes. Using image analysis software I've been able to classify the major land cover…Continue