The largest community for amateur Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Use the tabs and drop-down menus above to navigate the site. (About us/Site rules)
This community created the Arduino-based ArduPilot, the world's first universal autopilot (planes, multicopters of all sorts and ground rovers). The APM 2.6 autopilot hardware runs a variety of powerful free UAV software systems, including:
After a rather damaging Raptor 140 crash (see http://ardupilot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=77&t=4879), I built the the 140b, which is essentially the 140, with some improvements:
-Carries 10Ah instead of 8.8Ah, and will eventually carry 15Ah. Should allow for 75km flights at 80kph!…Continue
Getting big and gearing up for Iris and Pixhawk production runs! Look for a Pixhawk release announcement in the next day or two (shipping should start next week) and Iris will follow a week or so later. They're going to be…Continue
HONDA is introducing "Smartphone Case N" that has small six air bag to protect Smartphone in the case.
Sorry, the video is Japanese. Followings are some essence;
The engineer is start development this case by his loss of his own smartphone, drop and damage.
He start drop test and found the critical height of damaging phone…Continue
sUAS News introduces one more platform to bring the news and current events to the community and public at large. Originally envisioned as a series of 60 second Public Service Announcements (PSA) “This Is My Drone” where civilian end-users would talk about some of the positives unmanned technology is capable of providing. For example, I’m farmer Brown, and…Continue
A quick documentary of my FPV flight to Robben Island, where Mr Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years.
Back then I was very worried about flying over water...
This was before Cruize mode :)
About 16km and 35 minutes, safe touch down!