I've been a long time DIY Droner right back to the APM 1, mainly on fixed wing platforms but more recently quad-copters.
There is surprisingly little info and discussion on DIY Drones about the 3dr Solo, despite the fact that it is ripe for hacking and modding.
With the recent addition of ADSB support in Mission Planner and the discussion about feeding data from a drone into a 'national feed' there has been much excitement about the possibilities in the future.
This video is a great explanation about the challenges we face with sense and avoid using existing technology and then also goes into…Continue
A lot of people see the FAA as the enemy rather than as a partner.
I thought I would take the opportunity to share how the same problem that the USA is facing is being dealt with in New Zealand with far less angst, far more co-operation between parties and a better outcome…Continue
A lot of people have bought the RTF 3DR Iris as there is a plethora of info out there on both performance and modifications.
The X8 is the heavy lifting RTF option and is a little less common.
I've been an Arduplane fan for about 3 years now, starting with the APM 1 in a Skyfun and working my way up to an APM 2.6 in a Skywalker X8 complete with Cellular…Continue