Meet CargoCopter: our latest generation of high-speed, long-range drones

Meet CargoCopter: our latest generation of high-speed, long-range drones

At KU Leuven we have been developing a new generation of drones to double the speed and range of conventional multi-rotor drones. For quite some years already, multi-rotor drones are the preferred type of drone for typically applications such as filming or inspection, in which the drone flies at low speeds and usually stays rather close to its pilot. On the one hand, the design of these drones is not […]

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NZ CAA Opens the Sky to Drone Innovation

NZ CAA Opens the Sky to Drone Innovation

NZ drone range New Zealand’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has permitted a new restricted airspace to trial drones flying beyond line of sight, approving an 874 square kilometre test range in Northland’s Hokianga region. Following the establishment of a new regulatory framework enabling unmanned air vehicles to be operated remotely, the test range, dubbed “ Incredible Skies” extends the opportunity for drone technology research in New Zealand and internationally. The […]

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SidePilot – Version 1.22 – iOS GCS for APM, PX4 and 3DR Solo

SidePilot - Version 1.22 - iOS GCS for APM, PX4 and 3DR Solo

Hi! Version 1.22 was just released of SidePilot , the iOS Groundstation app for Arducopter (Inlcuding 3DR Solo) and PX4 New features include: Save video to camera roll (Using 3DR Solo) Better Fullscreen video Dedicated Shots button Offline Waypoints Timestamp for dataflash logs More waypoint options (Camera & Servo trigger) Shots! Our version of smart shots, now available to all Arducopter drones! Follow me (Both static and dynamic altitudes) Cable […]

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