UAVsGotTalent

DelFly Explorer

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The DelFly Explorer is the first flapping wing Micro Air Vehicle that is able to fly with complete autonomy in unknown environments. Weighing just 20 grams, it is equipped with a 4-gram onboard stereo vision system. The DelFly Explorer can…

Grasshopper 744m Test | Single Camera (Hexacopter)

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On Monday, October 7th, Grasshopper completed its highest leap to date, rising to 744m altitude. The view above is taken from a single camera hexacopter, getting closer to the stage than in any previous flight. Grasshopper is a 10-story Vertical Takeoff…

Stoprotor, Hybrid Rotorwing VTOL

Australian start up Stoprotor have an interesting concept that has moved from X Plane simulation to real world testing. Good for them! The Hybrid RotorWing is the first VTOL aircraft to employ the use of high alpha flight controls to…

OppiKoppi Beer drone tech

OppiKoppi beer drone technology v1.1: This is the sort of ordnance drones should really deliver all over the world. More updates to follow, but you will be able to order beers from your phone to the District 9 campsite in…

SolarCopter

Second entry of the day for UAS got Talent, an interesting project very handy for perch and stare operations. SolarCopter is project undertaken by seven Masters students at Queen Mary University of London. The team has developed the world’s first…

Festo BionicOpter Drone Dragonfly

Yet more simply amazing work from the folk at Festo. A robotic dragonfly takes to the air. These folks are beyond clever. The mechanics of dragonfly flight are unique: dragonflies can manoeuvre in all directions, glide without having to beat…

Tailor Toys To Unveil iPhone Controlled Paper Airplane

Tailor Toys LLC, innovators of the PowerUp™  – Electric Paper Airplane Conversion Kit, will unveil their 2013 product line-up at the American International Toy Fair, February 10-13, 2013 in New York City. The new line is featured with the PowerUp™ 3.0 smartphone controlled paper airplane,…

Vision-Aided Inertial Navigation on a Quadrotor

In this video the application of a Visual-Inertial (camera & imu) localization algorithm on a Quadrotor is demonstrated. The quadrotor used in this experiment is the Parrot AR.DRONE, and it is equipped with a sensing package that consists of an…