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Flying a Drone Over Uganda

On a recent trip to Uganda, I took my DJI Phantom 2 Vision drone (equipped with a video camera) with me.  I wanted to demonstrate possible applications of the aerial technology to developing country problems and needs.   303 more words

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My next quad build, FPV racer!

So Im set on building my own quad this next time around.

I want something that can fly FPV (First Person View) as well as carry a nice camera and such. 202 more words

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Cheerson CX-10 quadcopter

The Cheerson CX-10 is quite a cool little quadcopter. When I say little, it really is tiny, about 1.5″ across. They are very cheap — I got one for £18.69 including tax & delivery. 20 more words

Syma X11 Quadcopter

My Syma X11 finally arrived from China and Im instantly in love with it!!!

So its a micro quad, a bit bigger than the Syma X12. 163 more words

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Drones for Good

Here’s very cool contest, Drones For Good, which is offering a prize (much like the XPrize did) for the best use of aerial drones (e.g., quadcopters) to do some good in the world. 37 more words

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Obstacle avoidance is the next big step for drones

Consumer drones have come a long way in just a few years, evolving from complex hobbyist models to consumer-ready quadcopters with increasingly smart cameras and controls. 243 more words