FPV video frequency selection

Frequency choices for video: 900MHz – A nightmare in the city due to interference from civilization and cell phones. Not recommended. Not available in the Euro zone. 1.2GHz…Europe legal only, but a good choice if you can use it. An issue will be sourcing off the shelf antennas, not many exist and will probably have…

QGroundcontrol and PX4 is in, APM and Mission Planner is out?

3DRobotics which is famous for their “Diydrones” is changing hardware and user interface systems. They used to call their system Ardupilot and Arducopter and Ardurover, a short time ago they dropped all that for the name APM:Plane, APM:Copter and APM:Rover….well to confuse things further all new nomenclature is now old school. The new stuff is…

FPV remote controlled sniper rifle

This thing is amazing and ingenious. Its really a radio controlled “First Person View” (FPV) sniper rifle. I wonder what they are using to move the gun, servos or linear actuators…would have to be very durable to handle that recoil. These Syrians are making really high-tech military hardware out of household crap, earlier this year…