For Sparkfun full post go to : https://www.sparkfun.com/news/1461
As I promised, I've made a video to show the result of new flight control board.
Gyro&accel (fluctuate around -1 and 1)
We would like to share some pictures and stories from our work in Borneo using DIY Tricopter and flying wing with APM for mapping community forest (village forest and customary forest) purpose. We also aim at mapping the land use change at certain areas due to the establishment of…Continue
I finally got around to testing out Ardupilot on a real flight. It was far too windy for a test flight and so was short and untidy. I'm now waiting for a calm day to get it tuned. I have an APM 2.5 installed in a HobbyKing Bixler 2.
There was some bad "porpoising"…Continue
One of the early drone develop by conservationdrone.org still actively fly in Aceh for forest monitoring. This is a repost video from conservatiodrones. It is good to know that low cost drone bring great benefit to conservation body. Thanks Fauna & Flora International Aceh Program sharing the video and I…Continue
CAD layout for four frames…Continue
UAV and UAV Landing Platform close to completion!
I posted a while back with our project and we have been keeping it in hiding until we fully finished it. We still have some things left to finish. We were able to get the magnetic locking system to work…Continue
British scientists defy the laws of physics to create a flat lens that thinks it’s curved.…Continue
Robert Blair (http://diydrones.com/profile/RobertBlair), a fourth-generation wheat farmer living in Kendrick, Idaho, has been using drones in precision agriculture since 2007. “Folks think we’re standing out there in our bib overalls with a pitchfork,” he says. “But take a look at our technology. Our tractors, our…Continue
From ABC News Australia
Aviation authorities are struggling to keep up with a boom in remote controlled drones over…Continue
Mayday! Mayday! I tested the FPV system on the Raptor140B, with nearly disastrous results. Luckily, the APM was onboard to save the day!
I added the 400mw 1.3Ghz FPV transmitter to the 140B, and took it for a test flight. Right after take off I had significant control issues,…
Hi guys, previously I posted a description about my Ground station.
Since than, I spent many hours on testing and flying with it!
Regarding my experiences, I came up with a 2.0…Continue
This is a post off the top of my head because I have not looked into it very much but I thought it might be of interest to some so I'll post it anyway.
I was looking at this:Continue
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