The UAV Challenge 2018 (Medical Express) has been announced. The full announcement and rules are at https://uavchallenge.org/medical-express/ This Challenge is an evolution of the 2016 UAV Challenge. As per the 2016 Challenge, teams still have to fly to Outback Joe and pick up a blood sample from him. This time, however, teams must also avoid… Read More »
After some team discussion, we have updated CanberraUAV’s team goals: http://canberrauav.org.au/goals/ The updated goals better reflect the desires of our team members and overall abilities.
Last weekend, we hosted the Ardupilot Developer Meetup in Canberra. There was plenty of general hacking, flying and discussions. Full writeup over at the Ardupilot blog.
The inaugural CanberraUAV workshop was held on the 4th February, with 17 attendees at the local makerspace – MHV They spent the day learning and using Ardupilot, ground control software and communications links! For those that couldn’t attend, the full presentation is available from here.
CanberraUAV are planning to run a UAV workshop early next year at MHV. Unlike previous workshops, this won’t be a build/fix-your-own-quadcopter workshop; rather a detailed look at some of the technologies we use in our (open-source) UAV’s. The aim of the workshop would be to educate people on how to understand, use and extend some… Read More »
Now that we’re all safely back home, I’d just like to give thanks to all the support CanberraUAV has been given by individuals and organisations. Without you support, we would not have made it to 1st place in the 2016 UAV Challenge. Thanks go to: Gaui: For supplying us the 2x GX9 helicopters (at a… Read More »
Today was a free day for us, as the UAV Challenge finished yesterday. As the original event schedule had today as a bad weather contingency day, we’d arranged to be in Dalby for the day anyway. The morning was spent doing a few extra interviews and photos with the videographer from the BBC, who has… Read More »