I was flying my Phantom yesterday. Licking my wounds from an earlier pilot error with a plane. My goats and sheep decided I was herding them back in the pen. This is a Phantom 2 Vision. It is a fun scoot around the place quad. I will be working on my Ecilop NEX5 Cameraship soon. I am going to use Tiger U3 motors and a Teradek HD AV Downlink. Thanks for…Continue
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Interesting angle of Yasur volcano on Tanna island, Vanuatu
Amazingly no phantoms where harmed while filming!
Consider participating in a new crowdsouced mapping project. Robots In The Sky is a crowdsouced map that allows individuals to post location, images, flight plans, KML/KMZ files and log files to a online map and to view others. The goal of this…Continue
Here is an attempt at an ultrasonic sensor system for tracking an emitter’s relative distance and angle so that an autonomous quad-copter can follow a subject.Continue
Recently we try the Iris equip with Gopro Hero 3 in front to monitor the progress of forest restoration in North…Continue
[UPDATED to 2.0.7: we had a serious issue with serial connectivity and APM2.x and FTDI, it now fixed. All users that download 2.06 will be notified automatically of the new release]Continue
If you've been looking for an economical plane platform, that search ends here. The new RTF Aero fixed-wing provides at least 45 minutes of autonomous or RC-controlled flight, all housed…Continue
With ten days to go, the LIDAR-Lite laser rangefinder project is just $5,000 from its crowdfunding goal (it's 91% funded). Now's the time to back it and put them over the top!
I love this project (I've backed it) and we're integrating it into the APM code. Along with…Continue
After months waiting for motors and props, we finally managed to put our large quad up in the air!
It flies up to 56min and can currently carry nex 7. next one will be with zenmuse 5D! can't wait!
It was pretty…Continue
When the design team were building and designing the RVJET they were not completely sure of all the specs of items like…Continue
Back in early January I was tasked with the duty of delivering my recently quadrupley bypassed father to my aunty's house down on the south coast of New South Wales for some much needed rest and relaxation. As it happens, the quiet sleepy town of Moruya, in which my aunty resides, is also home to Hobby King's…Continue
We've wrapped the installation of the Pixhawk in our aircraft, and have now just got to get it talking to our onboard Raspberry Pi.
For your viewing pleasure, here's a schematic of the Pixhawk and R/C rig. There are full details on the install …Continue
Here are the individual graphics I have drawn that depict 3DR Gear as well as standard radio control components. They are in PNG format and I hope that you guys can find it a useful resource for your own documentation purposes.
I use Paint.net which is a free program and I have never…Continue
i'm happy to present the first Fly of VRI Black Ops Drones ...
See the first official video ...
After one year of development and a…Continue
The other night I went to bed safe in the knowledge that packing teams in Germany, China and America had sprung into life, hurriedly…Continue
HobbyKing has a MINI APM…Continue
Once again I have the wonderful privilege to have another guest on the DIY Drones vodcast and for episode 6 of the DIY Drones Vodcast I will be chatting with Raphael Pirker or better known to us as Trappy.
We will be airing live on our …Continue
After several weeks of building, waiting for parts, and building some more, it all came together. HAL took flight for the first and second time. I have a lot of trim work to do over the next few days when I can get back into the indoor arena or without any wind outside. It was very difficult to…
Andrew Tridgell, Linus Penzlien, and myself are beginning to prepare for the autonomous ground vehicle competition at the Sparkfun 2014…Continue