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DIY Parallel Charger and Balance Board Hopefully, by making this DIY parallel charger, you have gained a deeper understanding of how parallel charging works and are more confident in your soldering skills. Parallel charging is a very important skill to know because you never know when you'll need to get in the air quickly, be it a race or other FPV event.

Robot v. Robot: Autonomous Drone Racing Comes to Orlando The Artificial Intelligence Robotic Racing circuit soars into the Addition Financial Arena Tuesday, Oct. The series is the peak of the 2019 AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge - a partnership between the Drone Racing League and aerospace giant Lockheed Martin.

Lumeneir Digital LED Tail Light and LED Strips The new Lumeneir digital LED system uses a stack mountable taillight array and four secondary Lumeneir digital LED strips which can connect to it.

Dji Digital Hd Fpv System Can we just call it a transmitter? Rant over. Moving on, the DJI FPV "Transmitter" really does seem like an over simplistic unit, but really it does have just about everything needed to run a multirotor or simple fixed wing aircraft. Not only that, but it boasts a 4km control range, same as the goggle / air unit combo.

Installing Betaflight Drivers Looking for where to download the Betaflight Configurator or the drivers mentioned in the video? We'll help you get to the right place! Betaflight Configurator GitHub Page. Installing Betaflight Walkthrough GitHub Page. Silabs CP210X Driver. STMicroelectronics VCP USB Driver.

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Navy Drone Finds Corrosion "Topside Drone" is a development of a corrosion / anomaly detection sensor payload and processing scheme, outfitted to a commercial-off-the-shelf UAV. The technology will inspect and detect material defects, corrosion, warping and other conditions plaguing naval vessels.

Parrot Anafi FPV Parrot's popular Anafi drone is now available with built-in FPV capability! Here are the details from Parrot: Anafi FPV is designed for explorers but also for dreamers. The camera experience is a new paradigm for aerial photographers and videographers, providing a unique "cocoon" for immersive photography and in-depth image controls.

DJI FPV Quad Build : HD Video Racing If you are wanting to use the system for racing with others, I'd say no, because it won't work…as of right now. I'm sure they will get that sorted in the future. But if you mostly fly by yourself, freestyle or long range with some buddies this would be something i'd definitely take a look at.

FPV Racing Class: Spec Racing vs. Open FPV racing class defines the specification of a drone. It allows for pilots to race competitively by implementing a degree of standardisation into the sport. In this article, I will discuss the pros and cons of tight FPV racing class specifications.

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DroneUp Awarded First Multi-State Contract DroneUp, LLC, an end-to-end drone pilot service provider for aerial data collection, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract for Unmanned Aerial Systems Services by the Commonwealth of Virginia to provide UAS services to all state agencies, institutions of higher education, and other public bodies and entities in Virginia.

Amphibious Drones Fly BVLOS An expedition carried out in remote atolls in Belize with two Aeromapper Talon Amphibious fixed wing drones was successfully completed on early 2019. The pioneering drone expedition was part of a series of trials to test the technology against illegal fishing activities and to help with conservation efforts on marine protected areas.

SimActive & Gold Mine Mapping SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, announces that Correlator3D is being used for gold mining projects in Ivory Coast by Newcrest Mining Limited. SimActive software is employed to produce dense digital terrain models using small format digital cameras.

MultiGP Drone Racing Authorities Clarifies Guy Wire Rules "It has come to our attention that one or more MultiGP Series Global Qualifiers were run without the required guy wires. As of today, any MultiGP Series Global Qualifier run without the guy wires will be invalidated and the results disqualified. All times from MultiGP Series Global Qualifiers run before August 29, 2019 will stand.

Fat Shark Attitude V5 Review Cheaper than the HDO but better specs than many goggles of the same price, the Fat Shark Attitude V5 can change the FPV goggles industry.

2019 Global Qualifier Guy Wire Clarification It has come to our attention that one or more MultiGP Series Global Qualifiers were run without the required guy wires. As of today, any MultiGP Series Global Qualifier run without the guy wires will be invalidated and the results disqualified. All times from MultiGP Series Global Qualifiers run before August 29, 2019 will stand.

Installing Betaflight Configurator Looking for where to download the Betaflight Configurator? We'll help you get to the right place! Betaflight Configurator GitHub Page. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked. Comment. Post comment.

Four Corners FPV Racing Practice Track The “four corners” FPV practice course can be set up quickly with limited gates and can be adjusted to simulate obstacles at a drone race.

MultiGP Drone Championship Takes Flight in Daytona Daytona Beach has become synonymous with NASCAR and beach hot-rods, but a major drone racing league may have beachcombers looking to the skies to quench their need for speed. MultiGP and STEMFEST USA recently announced the RaceDayQuads 2019 MultiGP Drone Racing Championship, slated for Nov.

Control Methods: Thumbs vs. Pinch The eternal debate goes on, as to whether it is better to exclusively use thumbs to control the radio sticks, or to use a pinch method.

Prize Purse for The RaceDayQuads 2019 MultiGP Drone Racing Championship Presented by DRL On top of a $12,000 cash prize pool for the Race Day Quads 2019 MultiGP Championship presented by DRL, the MultiGP Champion will once again be offered* a coveted contract to become an official DRL pilot for the 2020 season.

DRS-M600 Parachute Safety Solution Drone Rescue Systems GmbH's new DRS-M600 Parachute Safety system was developed for use with DJI M600 and DJI M600pro drones, and because it meets all federal standards the Federal Aviation Administration can issue permits for drones equipped with the DRS-M600 system so they can be use over crowds.

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