Comparing Precision of Autopilots for Survey Missions – DJI Phantom 3

Comparing Precision of Autopilots for Survey Missions - DJI Phantom 3

We have reached the sixth week in our autopilot precision series. In this series we test different drones and autopilots by flying them on a simple photogrammetry route created in UgCS. So far we have analysed DJI Phantom 4, DJI Naza-M V2, Mikrokopter Quad XL, DJI A2 as well as PX4. This week we take a look at how well did the older generation DJI – Phantom 3 perform on […]

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Drones and Waste Material Managing

Drones and Waste Material Managing

Drones and Waste Material Managing Drones, coming from their complex software program and modern technology, are important in the direction of throw away managing. The second happens to be a growing dilemma powered because of the quick increment in portions of sophisticated technological machines. The international costs of construction, eating, and production induces essential passes of poisonous substances. The overseas ordinances have to deal with struggles in drone enactment globally. […]

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Whose Drone Was That Anyway?

Whose Drone Was That Anyway?

Whose Drone Was That Anyway? Should drones be required to broadcast an identifying code by radio? In late 2015, mandatory drone registration went into effect in the United States . Since then, anyone who wants to fly a drone (or model aircraft) weighing over 0.55 pound (0.25 kilogram) must register with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to receive a unique identification number. This number needs to be placed on the […]

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Sky-Futures launch Expanse® Flightdeck: professional software for managing drone missions and fleets

Sky-Futures launch Expanse® Flightdeck: professional software for managing drone missions and fleets

Flightdeck Expanse Sky-Futures has launched Flightdeck, the latest addition to the Expanse® software suite for professional drone missions. Flightdeck offers drone operators an integrated cloud-based solution to safely plan and execute commercial drone operations as well as manage pilots, drone equipment and mission information in one place. Compliance and audit tasks for drone operations can now be done quickly, easily and securely in the cloud. This latest addition to the […]

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Environmental Data Collection & the Need for Speed

Environmental Data Collection & the Need for Speed

drone data race pix4d This year, Earth Day is Race Day! On Saturday, April 22, the Aerial and Aquatic Robot Research group (AARR) from the California State University Channel Islands is hosting the first ever Drone Data Race in Camarillo, CA. The event is sponsored by Pix4D, the industry leader in professional drone mapping and photogrammetric software solutions. Drone Data Race On top of all the adrenaline speeding around turns […]

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