Hey guys, we wanted to share a visual demonstration of RTK GPS. The demo was made with NAVIO board and Raspberry Pi running RTKLIB. Plots display how RTK GPS solution compares to a single GPS solution from the same receiver.…Continue
From the Associated Press:
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A man is facing charges after deputies say he was flying a video camera-equipped drone that hindered the landing of a medical helicopter at an accident…
Then Aerial Vista Challenge Team has been very busy getting things arranged for the wildlife challenge. We are making progress and are blogging more about it soon. In fact we are setting out a new mission that we will talk a bit about in this blog and we are…Continue
Further to our first attempts at fully automated formation flying (see…Continue
Small UAS Operations
ASTM International Committee F38 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems has recently approved…
With a smooth correction curve near the center and a configurable angle , we can now make some maneuvers while retaining the same altitude.
Those values act as a starting point, Then Adjust with how fast your motor and esc can react, multirotor size , weight and battery discharge, flying style and expected behaviour :
for fpv without…
A MultWii blog on the DIYdrones website might seem a little bit strange, but I know most poeple have an APM as well as a MultWii board so here I go.
The joystick feature that is available in the APM planner is not available in the MultiWiiConf software. So I have added the joystick feature to theMultiWiiConf software. Currently It's only available for Windows. All…Continue
Google has acquired Titan Aerospace, the drone startup that makes high-flying robots which was previously scoped by Facebook as…
I have 3d printed a wing part has been flight tested with a MULTIPLEX fuselage (above)
Now I am in a fuselage designing process and I am not sure in the printer axis parts since airstream aligned to Z printer axis layers.
Could somebody help me?
In Forbes, aviation expert John Goglia (at right) analyzes the FAA's appeal in the the "Trappy"…Continue
An interesting article on Mother Nature Network "Thermal images captured by a small drone allowed archaeologists to peer under the surface of the New Mexican desert floor, revealing…Continue
My quad is once again functioning after my last crash! f450 frame replacement arrived in about a week, but the replacement motor took over 3 weeks. Hard to wait for. So as soon as I got it in the mail, I flew the next morning at a beach in laporte - got some nice footage! html5 video link 1, and html5…Continue
BirdsEyeView Aerobotics is proud to introduce the FireFLY6.
With the ability to takeoff and land vertically, hover and maneuver like a multicopter, and transition to efficient forward flight, the FireFLY6 is a first of its kind for the RC, FPV, and hobby…Continue
ArduPlane, APM2.6 and Mission Planner come together to make an awesome feature called "Follow Me" where the ground station sends the airplane it's GPS location and the airplane will go to that location, even follow it as it moves!
I tested it today and it performed…Continue
A few days ago, I already wrote an article about our "Apple of the drone manufacturers", DJI and it's new no-fly zones. Now it's time to have a little more detailed look at their idea.
What DJI did was introduce no-fly zones of 8km (5 miles) around "major airports". I already noted, that…Continue
Just wanted to show you some fpv footage from the latest movie. hope you enjoy :)
Firstly, I want to say thanks to APM2.5 dev team, 3DRobotic, their open source projects that helped me a lot to complete my first drone, include xtPilot - a modified hardware shown above, original is APM2.5 open hardware project.
(see my previous post -…Continue