Tag Archives: UAV

Black Hornet, Microcopter

The tiny Black Hornet is a microcopter UAV designed by Prox Dynamics, a Norwegian company.  This microcopter is deployed by hand and controlled with a joystick, while viewing the action on a tablet.  The Black Hornet can fly for up … Continue reading

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UAV Flies Indoors

The Robust Robotics Group at MIT has developed an algorithm that allows a fixed wing plane to fly indoors. AUVs usually fly outside and rely on GPS to help navigate. Using a fixed 2 meter winged plan indoors without GPS … Continue reading

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Flybox By Skybotik

Flybox is a very thin six blade helicopter made by Skybotix, a spinoff from the Autonomous Systems Lab at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. This flying robot comes with ROS installed,  uses an ARM 32 bit controller and can … Continue reading

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Helicopter Drone Fits In Your Trunk

Yet another tool for law enforcement similar to Shadowhawk, but without the weapons or thermal camera. A small helicopter drone named Inceptor from a company called Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing. This drone has a weight of 3.5 lbs and … Continue reading

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Robot Helicopter

 A new robot helicopter by Vanguard Defense called Shadowhawk has been released.  Shadowhawk has a range of 35 miles and can fly up to 70 miles an hour.  It can come equipped with a turbine or piston engine.  All models … Continue reading

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