Operation #SaveTheBixler – Rescue RC Plane from a Tree

Operation #SaveTheBixler – Rescue RC Plane from a Tree

T-Bone FPV shared with us his crazy rescue operation of his newly re-built Bixler fixed wing plane, from the very top of a high tree. I found the story very entertaining, but it must be a massive headache if you were the guy in it. 😀 The story is written by T-Bone FPV, you can visit his […]

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2015 DIY Drones year in review: it was a big one!

By Chris Anderson 2015 was a year of remarkable progress in the consumer drone world, and not least here. As is customary, these are some of the highlights of the year on the DIY Drones and APM software development community. APM: Copter 3.3 released after the most exhaustive beta-testing process we’ve ever done (5,100 comments […]

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How the Top Companies Torture-Test Their Drones

Source: Outside By: Kelley McMillan On a windy day in March, Warren Linde, Robert Blank, and Brent Holbrook, the co-founders of Mountain Drones, partnered with members of the Telluride Ski Patrol to fly a UAV loaded with mock explosives above a secret location outside of Telluride, Colorado. Mountain Drones makes UAVs for avalanche mitigation and the prototype in the air… Read more →

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DJI just launched new software to stop its drones from flying in restricted airspace

On Thursday, drone manufacturer DJI launched a beta version of its new “geofencing” system, something the company says will keep its drones from flying into restricted airspace. The new feature is called Geospatial Environment Online (GEO), and it will let users know about areas where drone flight is restricted, either due to regulations or because of safety […]Read more…

RC Logger NovaX 350 Quadcopter – first look

Part One – note, we will either add to this review or post a Part Two as we gain more experience with the RC Logger Nove 350X Quadcopter. Introduction RC Logger is a different kind of drone company. Since their founding in 2010 they have been a popular “boutique” brand with many R/C hobbyists. As […]

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XpertDrone XD Stealth 150 Mini Quad Frame – 4 Inch

XpertDrone XD Stealth 150 Mini Quad Frame – 4 Inch

Let’s check out the XD Stealth 150 Mini Quad frame from XpertDrone. This is probably the smallest frame I have seen that supports 4″ propellers! Get your XD Stealth 150 Frame from XpertDrone. This is just a overview of the frame, I will start my build shortly after the new year and update my progress in another post. The frame […]

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DJI Launches Public Beta of New Geofencing System

DJI Launches Public Beta of New Geofencing System

Shenzhen, China –DJI, the world’s leading drone maker, Thursday launched a public beta version of its new geofencing system in North America and Europe. Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) will provide drone users with up-to-date guidance on locations where flight may be restricted by regulation or raise safety or security concerns. With this major upgrade to…

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Mt. Ashland Ski Area bans most drone use

Mt. Ashland Ski Area bans most drone use

By Vickie Aldous Mail Tribune Mt. Ashland Ski Area officials have declared the area a “no drone zone.” Under a new policy that went into effect Dec. 23, people may not fly drones over the ski area without prior written permission from managers. “It’s not appropriate to have drones flying over crowds or chairlifts,” said Hiram…

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Drone found in New Middletown still unclaimed

Drone found in New Middletown still unclaimed

NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – A camera-equipped drone found in a New Middletown back yard remains unclaimed. Police say the drone was found in the yard of a home on Struthers Road. “It landed in the back yard next to a dog but it didn’t cause any problems with the dog,” Sgt. Ken Goist of the New Middletown Police Department…

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Snapdragon Flight at CES 2016 – Sneak Peek

Snapdragon Flight at CES 2016 – Sneak Peek

The next next generation of Qualcomm® drone technology is coming to this year’s CES in Las Vegas. The Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight drone platform will demo new technologies and systems including the autonomous navigation system — the intelligence to perceive objects in flight paths for safer and more reliable navigation. Watch the video for a sneak…

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Using The Force? No, it’s an Apple Watch flying this drone

Using The Force? No, it’s an Apple Watch flying this drone

Far from science fiction, the ability to seemingly control things with your hands is no longer the fantasy that stories like Star Wars once imagined, thanks to a research team in Taiwan that has created technology akin to using The Force. The Taiwanese technology researchers at PVD+ have written an algorithm for the Apple Watch…

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DJI Inspire 1 v2.0 Unboxing, Firmware updates and Review

I would like to thanks DJI for creating and v-nix.nl suppling this awesome machine! DJI is  one of the bigger pioneers in the Drone business today. Here we go. The Inspire 1 v2.0 is the current DJI flagship drone. It comes in a “standard” version with a Zenmuse X3 camera or a Pro version with a Zenmuse X5 … Continue reading DJI Inspire 1 v2.0 Unboxing, Firmware updates and Review Read more…

Glimpse of what Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight board will enable next year

By Chris Anderson Qualcomm, a 3DR investor, has released a sneak peek of what it will be showing at CES next week. 3DR will be also displaying in the Qualcomm booth. Draw your own conclusions 😉 From the Verge: “We believe that, with this chip, we can cut the price of the average 4K camera […]

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