Drones banned on Waikato District Council reserves

CHRISTEL YARDLEY/FAIRFAX NZ Brin Hitchens and his drone that Waikato District Council won’t let him fly. A Waikato council has banned the flying of model aircraft and drones on its reserves without permission. Ngaradrone aerial photography business owner Brin Hitchens, of Ngaruawahia, described Waikato District Council’s reserve management plan as draconian. The management plan prohibits […]Read more…

Qualcomm Teases Snapdragon Flight Drone Platform

We’ve known about Qualcomm’s drone ambitions for a few months now, but it looks like the company is ready to demo the goods. Ahead of CES next week, the chipmaker teased features of its Snapdragon Flight drone platform. Qualcomm is aiming to do for drones what its done for phones. And that starts with putting camera and […]

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Qualcomm Teases Snapdragon Flight Drone Platform

We’ve known about Qualcomm’s drone ambitions for a few months now, but it looks like the company is ready to demo the goods. Ahead of CES next week, the chipmaker teased features of its Snapdragon Flight drone platform. Qualcomm is aiming to do for drones what its done for phones. And that starts with putting camera and […]

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CICADA Micro-UAV Named Popular Science ‘Best of What’s New’

The small glider Close-in Covert Autonomous Disposable Aircraft (CICADA) developed by U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) aerospace engineers, Aaron D. Kahn and Dr. Daniel J. Edwards, has been named ‘2015 Best of What’s New‘ by the distinguished science and technology publication, Popular Science.   Winner of the 2015 Popular Science ‘Best of What’s New Award,’ the NRL-developed […]

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CICADA Micro-UAV Named Popular Science ‘Best of What’s New’

The small glider Close-in Covert Autonomous Disposable Aircraft (CICADA) developed by U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) aerospace engineers, Aaron D. Kahn and Dr. Daniel J. Edwards, has been named ‘2015 Best of What’s New‘ by the distinguished science and technology publication, Popular Science.   Winner of the 2015 Popular Science ‘Best of What’s New Award,’ the NRL-developed […]

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Drone-Jamming Equipment Deployed at Public Events

A device to block drones flown by terrorists will be used at major public and sports events following a successful trial at London’s Remembrance Sunday parade. The system was installed on the roof of Scotland Yard, close to where the commemoration took place – the first time it has been deployed by police in the […]

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Drone-Jamming Equipment Deployed at Public Events

A device to block drones flown by terrorists will be used at major public and sports events following a successful trial at London’s Remembrance Sunday parade. The system was installed on the roof of Scotland Yard, close to where the commemoration took place – the first time it has been deployed by police in the […]

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FAA Shuts Down Drone Clubs within 30 Miles of Washington DC

The Federal Aviation Administration has shut down at least 36 model aircraft clubs in the Washington, DC area, citing a new, extended no-fly zone for drones around the nation’s capital. The FAA has been worried about the proliferation of drones for several years now, and in September extended a 15-mile no fly zone surrounding Washington, DC’s National Airport […]

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FAA Shuts Down Drone Clubs within 30 Miles of Washington DC

The Federal Aviation Administration has shut down at least 36 model aircraft clubs in the Washington, DC area, citing a new, extended no-fly zone for drones around the nation’s capital. The FAA has been worried about the proliferation of drones for several years now, and in September extended a 15-mile no fly zone surrounding Washington, DC’s National Airport […]

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Russian Air Defence System Shoots on the Move

Air defences are often the only thing standing between enemy aircraft and their targets, but up until now, it’s pretty relatively easy to destroy them. That’s because even mobile air defences typically must stop in order to shoot, making the job easier for aircraft dedicated to knocking them now. Not anymore. Russia’s Tor-M2U system is a 35-ton tracked […]

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Russian Air Defence System Shoots on the Move

Air defences are often the only thing standing between enemy aircraft and their targets, but up until now, it’s pretty relatively easy to destroy them. That’s because even mobile air defences typically must stop in order to shoot, making the job easier for aircraft dedicated to knocking them now. Not anymore. Russia’s Tor-M2U system is a 35-ton tracked […]

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Pebble time smartwatch used to remote control your APM:copter

By Hugues Hi, The project’s idea is to use my newly received (thx Santa) Pebble time smartwatch to send commands to a drone from your wrist, via a telemetry (mavlink). Accesorily, the objective is also to play with dronekit (mavlink communcation library) and SITL (APM vehicles/drones simulation tool). As a summary, Pebble runs an HTTP […]

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You Are Now Required To Register Your Drone

By John Wheeler Whether you agree with the FAA’s requirement to register your drone if it weighs more than 0.55 pounds (250 grams) so you can fly it outdoors for fun as a hobby this is now the law as of 12/21/2015. I would rather ensure my drones are registered rather than face the possibility […]

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Arduino Controlled Drag Rudder For Flying Wings

By Larry Baraniuk Drag rudders are very useful for yaw stabilization on flying wings. Especially for anyone who is trying to design a flying wing with no vertical fins. I decided to design controller that’s totally dedicated to controlling drag rudders. The following video shows the drag rudders in operation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOgDC6Mki0A Source: DIY Drones

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Check out Hover, the must have app for drone pilots!

By Dan Held Hey Flyers, If you don’t already have your “go-to” mobile app for no-fly zones, flight logs, news, or weather, I encourage you to check out Hover. Available for free on iOS and Android, it provides all the tools you need to navigate the airspace safely and legally. Over 42,000 recreational and commercial […]

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Polytechnique students developing drone run by artificial intelligence

Team Élikos chosen as finalist at the International Aerial Robotics competition Élikos team members check their drone before a run at the International Aerial Robotics Competition in Atlanta in August. (Élikos/Facebook) Students at Montreal’s École Polytechnique are hoping their drone will be the first to fly without a GPS or a human at the controls. The team […]Read more…

Belleville drone vs. vehicle crash ‘probably won’t be the last’: police – Ottawa – CBC News

Police in Belleville, Ont., are warning drivers that drones could become a growing hazard on the road, after one of the airborne devices crashed into the grille of a moving vehicle on Monday morning, causing $1,000 in damage to it. Source: Belleville drone vs. vehicle crash ‘probably won’t be the last’: police – Ottawa – […]Read more…

Phase One Industrial Announces 100 Megapixel Medium Format Metric Cameras for Aerial Data Acquisition

Phase One Industrial Announces 100 Megapixel Medium Format Metric Cameras for Aerial Data Acquisition

COPENHAGEN, Phase One Industrial, a leading developer of aerial medium format camera equipment, today announced 100 MP CMOS-based medium format metric cameras available for aerial mapping and other demanding applications. The development of the Phase One iXU 1000 and the iXU-R 1000 camera systems marks a shift toward higher value for the aerial data acquisition…

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Support incliné pour Mobius sur Multirotor 250

Lorsque l’on pilote un racer le souci d’avoir un support bien incliné et solide pour mettre sa caméra de type Mobius est réel, voici un support incliné testé par notre ami Psycopatt Support incliné pour Mobius sur Multirotor 250 La majorité des multi rotors classe 250 ont une petite plate-forme sur coussin pour fixer une […]

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6 tips for better aerial photography with a drone

The following article is written by Thomas Foster who is an owner of website bestquadwithcamera.com and a quadcopter enthusiast. So you have a drone, and now you want to make better pictures? Here are 6 tips to get started: •Choose the right time: The landscape can change dramatically over the year, and even through a day. Try … Continue reading 6 tips for better aerial photography with a drone Read more…

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