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Batcopter aims to improve UAS flight

Dr. Kenneth Sebesta has flown a mesh covered multicopter in front of thousands of bats flying out of a cave  in Texas. Dr Sebesta writes, The objective of my week in...

Developer release for CopterControl

The OpenPilot project is preparing its first hardware release.  The open source autopilot project has been in existence for just over a year and has two platforms in development. David Ankers...

Open Source Autopilot boot camp

Twenty four developers from the OpenPilot project are meeting today in Portugal for their first conference. It comes ahead of the open source autopilot groups first hardware release the...

Open Source autopilot flies SLAM solution

Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) is a technique used by robots and autonomous vehicles to build up a map within an unknown environment (without a prior knowledge) or to update a...

OpenPilot project now has a podcast of its own

Open source autopilot project,OpenPilot has almost been in existance for 12 months and is moving fast. Following their success on Floss weekly the team decided to start a podcast of...

OpenPilot project reveals plug and play replacement for MK multicopter controllers.

Developers at the Open Source UAV autopilot, OpenPilot this week announced their intention to make the board a straight replacement for the Mikrocopter control board. This then removes the...

OpenPilot project opens its store for business.

The Australian OpenPilot project continues to move forward apace. Only four months old and moving fast the groups online store opened its doors for customers on the 5th...

New Open Source UAV Autopilot launched.

In a week containing several new offerings this one stood out as the most exciting. Based on an ARM chip and being bought together by a very enthusiastic team...