(Article by Jeff Foster) Cheap and Good? For most things electronic and made in China the words “cheap” and “good” usually don’t mix. Surprisingly the Emax Nighthawk Pro 280 RTF is Different. For under $200 you get a well-built and tuned machine in a box. Let see how it holds up to several months of abuse.
DIY / Hobby
After experimenting with my own kit build of the “Osmo Rover v1.0” here on Drone Coalition, I took it to NAB this year and got a chance to have a great discussion with Joe at Eclipse Rover about the design hurdles in perfecting UGVs (Unmanned Ground Vehicles) for cine/video use. So we’ve agreed to run […]
(Author- Jeff Foster) With all the recent interest in 360º VR technology, cameras like the Ricoh Theta S and multi-cam setups for GoPros and the like, we’re only just beginning to scratch the surface on the latest craze. Most recently, Facebook introduced the ability to view 360 panorama images directly in the page feeds, which […]
One of the projects to which I contribute is a drone app / curriculum built on the DJI platform known as DroneBlocks. It is still a small company at the seed level, and we’re constantly networking within the the STEM & robotics educational communities.
With all the fear of personal information released with the latest public drone registry for UAS (multirotors and model aircraft) weighing more than .55lbs and under 55lbs for hobbyist/non-hobbyist use has once again popped up when the FAA released a downloadable Excel spreadsheet showing a list of drone registrations in the US by city.
The big white Drone Racing tent at the West Entrance to the Maker Faire Bay Area 2016 is drawing huge crowds to see the fantastic drone sports action this year! ASL (Aerial Sports League) has put on various classes and qualifier drone races and competitive battle drone demonstrations, utilizing all DIY sporting drones built by the […]
Here is a video I made on installing the osmo X5 upgrade kit for my osmo handle. I also ran some video tests on the video, and show night and day videos. The night videos are quite surprising. I provide a download on this page, which includes a segment of unedited 4K video, as well as […]
Thousands of drone enthusiasts, pilots and hobbyists around the globe are expected to participate in the 2nd annual International Drone Day event on Saturday, May 7, spearheaded by David & Sarah Oneal with That Drone Show. Events are meant to educate and demonstrate how useful, practical, fun and safe drones are for interested attendees wishing […]
Another year at the NAB show in Las Vegas has come and gone and those of us in the UAS/drone community are still recovering from a grueling, yet exciting week. It was an action-packed 6 full days of workshops, demonstrations, training, panels, presentations, new product demos and even drone sports!
FPV drone racing has been lacking only one element so far and that is clear, high quality HD video feed from the racing drone to the pilot’s goggles and monitors. On May 10th, CONNEX is going to change all that!