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Drone Photography in Whale Research

Randy Jay Braun and Stacy Garlington We have all seen fascinating aerial photographs of massive whales as they navigate through the waters of the world’s oceans. Since the release of the DJI Phantom quadcopter drone in 2013, humans have a completely capable and unexpected new tool to view and study

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Improving drone performance in headwinds

Sendai, Japan (SPX) Feb 12, 2018 –

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? The prevalence of multi-rotor drones has increased dramatically in recent years, but in headwinds they pitch upwards unpredictably. Engineers from Tohoku University, Japan, have shown that angling the rotor blades of a quad-rotor unmanned aerial vehicles

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Armed Stinger UAV at Singapore Airshow 2018

ST Kinetics showed its armed Stinger UAV, part of its advanced soldier system, at Singapore Airshow 2018. Far from being a conventional UCAV, this is essentially a double quadrotor UAV that mounts a 5.56mm Ultimax light machine gun. Indeed, manned-unmanned teaming was the most obvious new element of a soldier

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Vegan 4R – Race Test – F20II – XJB F428 F4

The Vegan 4R quadcopter frame was designed by Frédéric Dauch (Djdjm600) for FPV Racing competition Indoor/Outdoor with no compromise. Solidity, ultra lightness, ultra compactness, style, and more. A pure X of...

Vega Ultra – FPV Racing BattleRace2017

Vega Ultra – FPV Racing BattleRace2017 The Vega 5R quadcopter frame was designed by Frédéric Dauch (Djdjm600) for FPV Racing competition with no compromise. Solidity, ultra lightness, ultra compactness, style, and...

Vega 5R – FPV Racing BattleRace 2017

Vega 5R – FPV Racing BattleRace 2017 The Vega 5R quadcopter frame was designed by Frédéric Dauch (Djdjm600) for FPV Racing competition with no compromise. Solidity, lightness, compactness, style, and more....

FAI FPV Racing Lyon World Cup 2017

FAI FPV Racing Lyon World Cup 2017 Training last lap and Qualification 2. I finish at 6th place with 6th best lap and 6th best run (3 laps) on 66 pilots...

Chinese Hybrid Achieves 7 Hour World Endurance Record

 A Chinese hybrid multirotor drone achieved 7.3 hours world record endurance. It was a Hexa multirotor with 44 lbs (20kg) all up weight powered by hybrid system and carried 2.8 gallon (10.5 liter). On January 19, 2018, a hybrid drone named ‘Owling’ took off at 9:15am and landed on

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Drone Review: Yuneec Tornado H920 Plus

Stepping up into the world of cinematography requires a big drone that can carry a camera that shoots in a larger format. The Yuneec Tornado H920 Plus is just the bird to fit the bill. This carbon-fiber, 6-blade multirotor can carry a good-size camera and has good flight performance and

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Yuneec Typhoon H Plus

A top image quality combined with the reliability and automatic flight modes every photo and videographer desires. The Typhoon H Plus hexacopter is equipped with a 1″ camera with 4K video resolution, a PX4-based flight controller and flight modes from Follow Me and Point of Interest to Curve Cable Cam.

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Fruity Chutes Announces sUAS Parachute Launchers

Fruity Chutes, a manufacturer of recovery systems for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), has unveiled a small, spring-loaded parachute launcher for small drones. In response to demand for a small spring loaded launcher perfect for fixed wing and small multicopters, like the DJI Mavic Pro and 3DR Solo, Fruity Chutes has

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