The Drone Files Blog
17-year old Thomas Bitmatta from Melbourne emerged winner at the inaugural Australian Drone Nationals which concluded recently after three days of hard racing and drama at Country Paradise Parklands, Gold Coast.
I’ve seen a number of selfie drones being released in the last twelve months. Some of them have been quite notable such as the Hover Camera and the Zerotech Dobby but the latest S6 selfie drone from Wingsland seems to have set new standards for the selfie drone segment altogether.
Earlier this month, we blogged that drone giant DJI unveiled a drone arena in South Korea here. Well, the 15000 square-foot arena is now open to the public and drone enthusiasts of all levels are welcome. Located in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, DJI Arena features an adjustable LED-lit training circuit…
Innovative Norweigian tech startup Staaker has come up with epic cinematography’s answer to the selfie. As the industry continues to focus on developing drones to film other people – actors, sportspeople and live events – Staaker has come up with something decidedly new.
Now that the ESCs have been calibrated, there are some minor tweaks that need to be done to the transmitter and FC. The FS-T6 transmitter has 6 channels and 4 of them are assigned to the control sticks. This means there are 2 more channels (called auxiliary channels) remaining that can be assigned to other flight features.
The past two years has witnessed the rise of FPV racing in Malaysia with the Ecoworld Multi Grand Prix Kuala Lumpur being the latest event in a fast-growing sport that is attracting a rapidly growing fan base in the country.
Recent years have seen the inevitable rise in popularity of rotorcopters in sports. From the first enthusiasts racing their drones around parks and woodland, the sport has spawned a number of national and international racing organizations, which are now vying to become top dog in a multimillion-dollar industry.
Around the world, millions of people still live in remote villages. With no easy access to basic healthcare. With neither roads nor transport to seek medical healthcare. With no way to get the medical supplies or treatment needed for simple problems like cough or flu. Imagine if there is a quick and easy way to solve these issues.
With radio calibration done, it is time to solder the two remaining wires on each ESC to their corresponding motors. Each ESC has three wires that connect to one motor. A total of four wires were soldered on in Part 4 of this tutorial, each belonging to one ESC.
The latest innovation of the social media craze-cum-internet titan, Facebook, is one step closer to providing WiFi everywhere and anywhere on the planet’s surface. The company recently carried out successful tests of its Aquila drone – a solar and battery-powered unmanned aerial…
To set up the flight controller, the first thing you need to do is download and install Mission Planner on your computer. Power up Mission Planner and then connect your APM flight controller (FC) to your PC via a micro USB cable.