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What’s faster: a Google-funded drone or a human pilot? NASA put it to the test.

Who is the better drone pilot? Human or machine? Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California put it to the test via a drone race — and the results may surprise you. One competitor in NASA’s race was not aShow More Summary

#BLACKFRIDAY2017 deals at Seagull UAV

Up to 35%   on camera control systems and camera cables…

Human vs AI drone racing

From NASA JPL:  The race, held on Oct. 12, capped off two years of research into drone autonomy funded by Google. The company was interested in JPL's work with vision-based…

Gens ace & Tattu Black Friday Event Detail, Free drone ? Battery deal ?

This year’s black Friday, you can find many amazing deals on Many are the best deals of the year. Firstly we are sending out a Xiao mi 4K drone as the prize of the lucky draw, which is worth $589, this is the biggest giveaway on of the year. Show More Summary

TEDx: Dr. Catherine Ball on how drones can close the critical gap in equality

Can drones help solve the gap in gender equality? Here’s the argument for how drones can help make that change. Drones are egalitarian and accessible — you don’t need a degree to fly them, they can be purchased at a relatively low cost from Amazon, and they can be used in a variety of industry. Show More Summary

First pass at a Drone family tree diagram

2 days agoHobbies / Drones : DIY Drones

For a presentation I'm doing I tried to explain how the modern drone industry grew out of the intersection of two communities, RC and robotics, and although they didn't merge, they did both evolve.  Here's where this community comes in, bridging those two…

New FAA data on drone registrations reveals surprising insights on America’s drone owners

Where are America’s drones flying? If you guessed techie or art hubs like San Francisco, Los Angeles or New York, you’re wrong. The Federal Aviation Administration made its drone registration database publicly available earlier this month — and the data mined from it is pretty surprising. Show More Summary

Tattu 1800mah 4S 75C Battery review: long flight time for FPV drones

2 days agoHobbies / Drones : DIY Drones

Today we’re going to find out how long it takes to charge the Tattu 4s 1800mah 75c and what the real world flight time is, in comparison to 1300 mAh batteries which are more common for racing drones. When it comes to racing quadcopters, flight time is not as important as it is in the case of cruising drones. More important is the take-off weight and you need to keep it as low…

Real time Drone Navigation and Telemetry Dashboard over 4G/LTE | Setup your drone with FlytBase Cloud

2 days agoHobbies / Drones : DIY Drones

This video demonstrates, how to setup your drone with FlytBase Cloud. You can send real-time navigation commands, get telemetry and payload data using FlytConsole LIVE dashboard. FlytBase Cloud helps you connect your drones to the cloud. Set UAV missions, get telemetry and payload data remotely over 4G/LTE. FlytBase…

Pixhawk Mini now just $139

3 days agoHobbies / Drones : DIY Drones

  Last year, we introduced the Pixhawk Mini, a small, efficient autopilot designed in collaboration with HobbyKing specifically for the Dronecode PX4 1.6 stack. It’s been put to work on a variety of projects, and many of you use it to build DIY quads, planes,…

17 low-cost holiday gift ideas for the drone fan in your life

The following guest post was submitted by my friends over at AirVuz. Do you have a friend or loved one who’s looking for a drone or some drone accessories under the Christmas tree this year, or stuffed into their stocking? AccordingShow More Summary

3 advantages, and 3 disadvantages of having a Part 107 license

The next question in our Ask Drone Girl series has to do with the Part 107 license. But it has nothing to do  with how to get one — but rather IF you should get one. Turns out there are pros and cons to having a Part 107 license — besides...Show More Summary

Preview of upcoming Dronecode/PX4 multi-camera VIO feature

4 days agoHobbies / Drones : DIY Drones

Visual Inertial Odometry (VIO) is a way to do position estimation and navigation without GPS, which is both useful for drones inside and for self-driving cars. Coming to the next release of the Dronecode/PX4 stack. 

Skywalker Titan 2160mm FPV Aircraft Model

5 days agoHobbies / Drones : DIY Drones

    Skywalker Titan is first V-tail aircraft with twin-motor from skywalker. Skywalker Naja is the first V-tail of Skywalker that is equipped with good and steady flying function.    …

Great YouTube channel on using Dronekit, APM

5 days agoHobbies / Drones : DIY Drones

Tiziano Fiorenzani, an Italian engineer now working in the US, has one of the best YouTube channels on using open source drone software, especially, APM, Dronekit and Python. Above is just one example, on Drone Delivery with Python: We are going to write a script that connects with the vehicle and waits for the operator…

Defiance PRO - OpenSource

5 days agoHobbies / Drones : DIY Drones

Now Open Sourced at your disposal! You can download the part files in part section. Enjoy :) Special thanks to Chris and Natasha from Armattan…

Black Friday drone deals: your ultimate guide to deals at DJI, B&H and more

Is a drone on your Christmas list this year? Black Friday is offering LOADS of drone deals this year through stores including DJI and B&H Photo Video. You’ll save $100 on the wildly popular DJI Spark, more than $100 on my favorite pick,...Show More Summary

Drones for real estate: here’s your getting started course

You’ve got the real estate license — now you want to get into drones too? The Drone Trainer has launched a drone training course specifically for real estate agents, real estate photographers or existing drone pilots who want to break...Show More Summary

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