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Security Tee-shirt

have you ever been bothered while flying ?

I did.

I m really passionate about uav and love to share my job with walkers.

But there is days when you've got only a small lapse of time, weather for example....

So, i designed a tee shirt in order to avoid discussion if necessary...

In french but you can get the logo and do it in any languages.

http://uavgear.spreadshirt.fr/

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How To Choose Your First Quadcopter

This question gets asked a lot on the forums and Facebook so I thought I'd make a video with some of the answers that I give to new pilots.  Feel free to add your own advice too.

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Last day to vote for Easy Drone in Engadeget competition!

We have been selected as one of 20 projects to compete in Engadget's competition. Vote for Easy Drone! http://insertcoin.engadget.com/

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Hexacopter helps increase knowledge about the health of killer whales

Remarkable photos and videos within this informative 11 minute interview with John Durban, a biologist with NOAA's Southwest Fisheries Science Center in La Jolla, California.


"For the first time, scientists have used an unmanned aerial vehicle to study killer whales from above. The device they're using is a remote-controlled hexacopter with a high-resolution camera mounted in its belly, and the photos it produces are beautiful and full of detail. The images offer an entirely new view of this species.


But scientists aren't taking pictures just because they look nice. The images contain detailed information that scientists can use to monitor the health of individual killer whales and of their population as a whole."

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3D-printed UAV now sports ducted fan motors

It may look like a flying manta ray, but this is actually the University of Sheffield's latest UAV

By Ben Coxworth

October 14, 2014

Back in April, we first heard about a 3D-printed UAV airframe that could be fabricated within 24 hours. Created by a Boeing-assisted team at the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Center, it was a gliding prototype that would require the addition of a motor and an external propeller for powered flight. Its recently-announced successor, however, features integrated electric ducted fan motors.

As with its predecessor, the modular components of the new blended-wing UAV were made largely via Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM). This is the type of 3D printing in which successive layers of molten plastic are extruded one on top of another, to build up complete objects.

Although the aircraft consists of separate modules that are bolted together, the central body – which houses the fan motors and incorporates "complex internal features" – was printed as a single ABS plastic part. The motors and electronics themselves were added afterwards.

Full article here: 3D Printed UAV

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