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FlyPulse partners with FlytBase to create a network of life-saving drones Guidelines for building drones for shows
Guidelines for building drones for shows

Hi, guys,

As some of you who follow us may know, for some time now already we have been offering an extension to UgCS mission planning software – UgCS DDC (Drone Dance Controller). UgCS DDC has been crafted from the ground-up with drone shows in mind and offers users…

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Different use of watchX in UAV Systems
Different use of watchX in UAV Systems

Hello Dear DIY DRONES Community. 

I am a long term fan of DIY DRONES and wanted pass on something new that could be a nice fit as a blog post. Me and my friend Enes(You can remember him from an excellent drawing of APM at GRABCAD)  working on UAVs for a long time now. Recently we come up with an idea of Arduino compatible wrist watch called watchX. it’s an easy hackable development…

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Technidrone launches MAPKER, an UAV designed for professional cartography powered by Pixhawk
Technidrone launches MAPKER, an UAV designed for professional cartography powered by Pixhawk

Technidrone, Spanish drone manufacturer company, has put on the market MAPKER multicopter, the first compact drone of high autonomy for photogrammetric applications.

This equipment has been designed to cover the needs of drones of this type and size, since the current equipments does not usually exceed 20…

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FireFly6 DIY (built)
FireFly6 DIY (built)

I know that selling here is probably frowned upon but I’m not sure eBay folks are up on this bird (since I have seen none for sale there) so I thought I would let this community have a crack at it first due to advanced knowledge of these systems. Message me with offer. This is running on QGroundControl and X8R. No radio. Set up file for Taranis can be emailed. Never flown but setup and working. May need fine tuning for hover and such. Thanks.…

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The Otus Tracker by RCbenchmark: a more affordable motion-capture system for drone development.
The Otus Tracker by RCbenchmark: a more affordable motion-capture system for drone development.

Almost a year ago, I posted here about how VR technology could help control and perform research on UAVs in an indoor environment and at a more affordable cost. Currently, the most advanced indoor UAV research lab in the …

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Dronecode announces new Dronecore SDK, shipping with new Yuneec H520
Dronecode announces new Dronecore SDK, shipping with new Yuneec H520

At this weels Interdrone conference Yuneec and Dronecode announced the new DroneCore SDK, which is now shipping on the new Dronecode-based Yuneec H520 commercial…

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Remote Drone Mapping on Grand Mesa, Colorado
Remote Drone Mapping on Grand Mesa, Colorado

Delta County, Colorado agriculture has the benefit of over 300 reservoirs on the Grand Mesa, many of which supply irrigation to the variety of crops grown. This time of year, the reservoirs are being drawn down providing an excellent opportunity to map and determine reservoir capacities.

We had the opportunity to pack up our UTV with the DJI Phantom 3 advanced drone, gear, lunch and head on out to the Leroux Creek area of the Mesa. It is…

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New Event 38 Mission Planner Features
New Event 38 Mission Planner Features

The latest version of Mission Planner for Event 38 has just been released and we have some exciting new features to share. We often develop these items specifically for our aircraft but I like to hear back from the DIY Drones community what features, if any, you think would be useful to have. If anything looks interesting, let me know and we’ll work to get it into the main Mission Planner development branch. As always, you can download our version as-is on our…

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6 Best Apps for Drone Photography
6 Best Apps for Drone Photography

6 Best Apps for Drone Photography

 

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Drones have really taken off lately as both objects for hobbyists and as…

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