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  • Plane Build Manuals

    ZII Zephyr Build Manual

    It took us a while, but we finally published the first version of the ZII build manual. This manual includes an online version of the PDF prepared by Chris Klick at Ritewing. It will be kept up-to-date and enhanced with pictures and video over time. Separately from this build manual,…

  • News

    Team using QAV500 wins in local Semi-Autonomous Competition

    Congratulations to the team that won the Category D (Semi-Autonomous) of the Singapore Amazing Flying Machine Competition. The young team was using a modified QAV500 airframe and a lot of custom hard and software to put this together.

  • Auto Pilots

    Assisted FPV: “Launching a FPV Zephyr”

    There are UAV/Drone enthusiasts that will pursue fully automated flying (waypoints, etc.) and there are FPV purists that won’t even consider a “Return to Home” feature. I want to describe an area in between the two: I call it ‘assisted FPV’. Assisted FPV is for pilots like myself that can…

  • Featured

    3 Separate Lawsuits challenge FAA’s “Interpretive Rule” Directive

    Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency’s ban on commercial drone flights. The three lawsuits asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District…