UPair One, cheap as chips 4K quad

UPair One, cheap as chips 4K quad

All the bits look familiar and it even comes with its own monitor. I’m sure its Ardupilot or PX4 inside so should be suitable for a little bit of hacking. If you are needing a simple quad for some experiments you would spend close to the Up airs $369.99 just in parts. Add to that the time to put it together. Is it pointless to build your own GPS 30cm […]

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Drone Racers Feel the Need for Speed

Drone Racers Feel the Need for Speed

Ralph Gardner Jr. gets a chance to fly a drone ahead of the The Liberty Cup at the Liberty Science Center Drone designer Andy Shen, left, Liberty Cup director Randy Scott Slavin and racer Steve Zoumas fly drones using goggles that connect to cameras on the aircraft. ENLARGE PHOTO: RALPH GARDNER JR./THE WALL STREET JOURNAL The Liberty Cup to be held Wednesday at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City […]

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Farmers Edge Partners with Green Aero Tech to Bring Enhanced Drone Services and Imagery to Growers

Farmers Edge Partners with Green Aero Tech to Bring Enhanced Drone Services and Imagery to Growers

Farmers Edge™, a global leader in precision agriculture and independent data management solutions, announced today it has partnered with Green Aero Tech, Canada’s leading drone systems and data provider, to integrate next-generation drone imagery into FarmCommand™ for direct-to-cab data. Now, Farmers Edge growers will have access to drone imagery and actionable data, providing yet another layer of field-centric data for growers making critical decisions for improved crop yields. As growers […]

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microdrones™ and DLRG demonstrate promising new water rescue tactic using drones and compact flotation devices

microdrones™ and DLRG demonstrate promising new water rescue tactic using drones and compact flotation devices

On Friday 7/22, German-based company microdrones collaborated with the DLRG Horneburg/Altes Land e.V. (German Lifeguard Association) to simulate a mission to rescue a drowning swimmer, demonstrating the life-saving potential of a tactic that combines two cutting-edge technologies: unmanned aerial systems (UAVs) and RESTUBE. Crowds watched in awe from the banks of the Elbe River as the UAV rapidly flew to the person in distress and dropped a compact rescue device […]

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Where Can I Fly My Drone In Australia

Where Can I Fly My Drone In Australia

One of the most common questions asked by people interested in the drone and unmanned aerial vehicle industry is: Where can I fly a drone? In Australia, this depends largely on what purpose you are flying a drone for, as well as what type of UAV you are flying. Interestingly, there has been a recent push to strip back regulations for piloting sub 2 kg craft, making it much easier […]

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Retired RCAF combat instructor returns to Sarnia, swaps wings for drones

Retired RCAF combat instructor returns to Sarnia, swaps wings for drones

David Cooke readies his commercial drone for flight at Centennial Park, providing images of its progress for the city. Glenn Ogilvie Pam Wright David Cooke’s latest venture is ready for take off. The former RCAF pilot is the founder of Canda, which provides high definition video using the latest drone technology. “I just want to have fun and make a little money on the side,” Cooke explained of his new […]

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