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Intel’s Wonder Woman drone light show powered by all-female crew

Three hundred drones flying through Los Angeles, Calif. in a “Wonder Woman”-inspired light show has brought all new meaning to the concept of ‘girl power.’ An all-female operations team at Intel, helmed by general manager Natalie Cheung, put together the Wonder Woman drone light show using the company’s Shooting Star drones for a Warner Bros. Show More Summary

First Self-flying Home Robot Launches on Kickstarter – Interview with Jeffrey Tseng

5 days agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Today, Aevena launched their Kickstarter campaign for Aire, a self-flying home robot. It is now available on Kickstarter starting at $699. Aire is a flying robot designed from the ground up to fit in a home environment. It stands out with a unique and beautiful design, and innovative features. It’s the first flying indoor robot

Parrot Bebop 2 POWER: Go beyond the boundaries

5 days agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Parrot has revealed the all new Parrot Bebop 2 Power, the fully equipped, new generation of its original world renowned quadcopter. Lightweight (525g), robust, compact and accessible to everyone, the Parrot Bebop 2 Power embeds a wide range of technology and features that are ideal for a pilot or amateur aerial videographer. New photography capabilities:

How to get a job in Hollywood as a drone pilot: Phil Pastuhov shares the secret

Want to get a job in Hollywood as a drone pilot? Phil Pastuhov is one of the pros, having served as an Academy Award-winning aerial director of photography with over 120 feature films and hundreds of commercials to his credit including...Show More Summary

R-Line 850mAh 95C 4S Racing Drone Battery

5 days agoHobbies / Drones : DIY Drones

As we know, Tattu R-Line battery is specifically designed for professional FPV racing competitions, they are more powerful than any graphine battery. Higher capacity, lower internal resistance and lower landing temperatures won the pilots’ love. Show More Summary

CyPhy Works in Danvers, MA is hiring!

6 days agoHobbies / Drones : DIY Drones

10 years ago I was flying and posting videos here developing my own autopilots and autonomous vehicles. Eventually this lead into a full time career in drones and ultimately landed me here at CyPhy works! Maybe others out there wantShow More Summary

Building a sub-500 gram (< 1.1 pound) quadcopter

6 days agoHobbies / Drones : DIY Drones

I wanted to build a lightweight quadcopter frame for some time, and I've eventually found time to do it. Hereby I summarize some aspects of the build that allowed me to save weight. Note that this is a summary of the complete post in my blog. I’ve chosen to build a very simple X frame for this build. The frame is made out of two square…

Big Drone Show – Canada’s Largest Drone Event Landing in Toronto Next Week!

6 days agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

Just over a week to go until Canada’s biggest UAV industry event, Big Drone Show, lands at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) on September 27-28, 2017. As the largest conference of its type in Canada, this event is sure to set the stage for what is to come in the future of UAV/UAS systems

Artificial Intelligence Got Wings to Fly High

6 days agoHobbies / Drones : Drone Blog

In 2014 the world came into contact with Artificial Intelligence (AI) for the home with the release of Amazon Echo. This type of personal AI had been introduced previously in the mega-hit movie “Iron Man’ with the AI system called “Jarvis.” The main character Tony Stark uses Jarvis for anything he needs executed: lighting, television,

The Yuneec H520: Yuneec’s first commercial drone is here

Yuneec’s H20 is finally here. The commercial-focused drone, which starts at $1,999 and can cost up to $4,699, was announced back in January at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. It looks very much like the Typhoon...Show More Summary

PX4 Sapog and friends

Quite some time has passed since our last post on the topic, so it's time to make another one. Sapog For those uninitiated, PX4 Sapog is an open source ESC design which you can get familiar with right here: Over the last months, the following noteworthy things happened to the project: Proper…

AeroVironment stock up more than 100% in the last 12 months

This is an excerpt of a piece originally written for Read the entire story here. One American drone maker’s stock is flying especially high this year. Shares of Los Angeles-based AeroVironment, which makes drones for military and enterprise customers, are up 81% this year and 102% in the past 12 months. Show More Summary

7 ways drones are helping Hurricane Irma, Harvey recovery experts

In the days after Hurricane Harvey, the Federal Aviation Administration issued 137 airspace authorizations for drone-related recover efforts in the Houston area. Not long after, the FAA issued 132 airspace authorizations in the Florida area shortly after Hurricane Irma, the FAA announced this week. Show More Summary

New Vibration Analysis & Dynamic Balancing Software

DynexHobby are proud to announce AirTune, the simplest and most advanced vibration analysis tool for drones and RC models. AirTune has been optimised to perform balancing on out-runner motors, two and three bladed propellers as well as an analysis tool to identify critical structural…

Parrot Mambo FPV positions Parrot as first major manufacturer in drone racing

Parrot this week became the first major drone manufacturer to capitalize on the drone racing craze, announcing on Thursday the Parrot Mambo FPV. The new, $179.99 drone is actually a modification of Parrot’s  $109.99 Mambo toy drone.Show More Summary

VSDC Video Editor Pro is giving away free Pro licenses to Drone Girl community

How many of you, guys, use advanced video editing software to fix drone footage? As you record more videos, you might want to have a more serious approach to post-production. We’ve partnered with VSDC Video Editor PRO – a video editing...Show More Summary

How AeroPoints is Changing Drones in the Construction Industry – Interview with Francis Vierboom

AeroPoints, developed by Propeller Aero, are the only ground control points designed specifically for use with drones. AeroPoints allow drone hobbyists and commercial operators to capture survey-grade data. The Propeller team had a successful...Show More Summary

ROV thruster DT700 motor 3.5 kg trust (3D printed Kort nozzle)

This is 3D printed Kort nozzle designed for DT700 / DT750 motors. Specifications: Tested forward/reverce thrust at 12V 1A - 0,5/0,5 kg (0.5/0.5 lbs) 2A - 1,0/0,9 kg (2.2/1.98 lbs) 3A - 1,35/1,2 kg (2.98/2.65 lbs) 4A - 1,65/1,5 kg (3.64/3,31 lbs) 5A - 1,9/1,7 kg…

How To Be A Distributor Of A Billion-Dollar Market

According to a new study, the global commercial UAV market is expected to reach $2.07 billion by 2022. Increasing applications in law enforcement and geo mapping are expected to drive commercial UAV industry growth over the forecast period. Show More Summary

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