Category Archives: UAV
What do I need There are three basic items you require in order to get into this hobby. Goggles are essential along with the video receiver. A mini quad with camera and video transmitter. A controller transmitter to fly RC … Continue reading
Naze32 The old flight controller that keeps getting reborn. Rev 6 is most likely the last of this F1 FC. The limits of speed and memory are soon to be too much for this mini-quad icon. Naze32 Rev6 It was … Continue reading
I just hate looking at my old footage and seeing the image dodge from side to side. You see this in professional video too. Its not just because it’s distracting but it can be frustrating to fix. Read More
DJI Phantom 1,2 and 3 all have screw on props that screw on and off with a countering threads. This is a big reason many Phantom owners don’t balance their props. Trouble is , you see the effects in the … Continue reading
Its all about vibration Anyone that has attached a camera to a multi rotor will understand the frustration of jello. Its seams so simple that you would expect it to have a simple solution, but it isn’t. The reason is … Continue reading
Choosing to design your own drone, means choosing motors, ESC’s, flight control and frame. In this page we’re just going to look at brushless motors and what they will support. Read More
The said question Why does my drone fail to work? Its the number one question for anyone who has tried to build their own drone. From the frustration of failing to arm, to the unexpected crash. All the possible problems … Continue reading
I’m a bit of a fan of the HobbyKing 1400kv motors. Trouble is these motor’s shafts are exposed and sometimes they become bent. Shaft replacement was a challenge I needed to overcome or through away motors. This is my unique … Continue reading
Here in Australia we are fortunate enough to have an aviation authority that understands the significance of the future of UAVs. CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority) have created qualifications for remote pilots and associated companies planning to use UAVs.
3D Robotics created the APM flight control. The platform is completely open source and a great introduction to autonomously operating flight controls. It’s open source legacy has made it a cheap and affordable flight controller.