Hi, my name is Seán Tjong! My friends and I are entering a drone competition as part of our school curriculum. We’ve decided to document our adventures in drone building and racing. We’re excited to write and share our project’s journal on RobotShop’s Blog. We will update you on a […]
Posts Tagged: Drone
We’ve had the pleasure to read in the October issue of Servo Magazine a glowing review of our Lynxmotion Quadrino Nano. We’re sharing some excerpts and images of the article with you today. There is a plethora of flight controllers on the market. Some tout their small size and low cost. Others […]
The use of small unmanned aircraft for FPV and autonomous mapping is becoming increasingly popular, especially given the surge in popularity of multirotors for FPV and the increasing availability of parts. This article includes some considerations if you are looking to create or purchase an airplane for use as a drone.
Superbowl 2017 was quite a rollercoaster for fans of both teams and kept viewers at the edge of their seat. The halftime show was really well done and Lady Gaga did a great job. At one point, she was singing and the camera shows lights behind her which were “dancing” in the sky, eventually forming a simple American Flag. It turns out that it was actually 300 drones!
A couple of days back (December 7th) the Amazon company / team made the first real package delivery with a Drone using their “Prime Air” option. This was a completely autonomous flight which makes it an even bigger achievement. They developed multiple prototypes including a special drone that’s able to […]
Transport Canada: More and more people are flying drones and UAVs. Transport Canada regulates their use to keep the public and other airspace users safe. Before you take to the skies, make sure you understand the rules and follow them. Not doing so could put lives at risk and cost you up to $25,000 in fines and/or jail time.
Lessons 1 to 6 of this series of articles involved the design considerations behind building a custom multirotor UAV / Drone. Lesson 7 however is optional and involves First Person View (FPV), cameras and long-range wireless RC considerations.