While in loiter we suffered a double rear right vertical lift motor failure which caused a near instant departure from controlled flight.
We have just heard from @uavchallenge that we have passed the D2 stage and continue in the competition! Hurrah! EllaO also wants you to know that she took these photos of the QuadStar that did a number of auto missions to test new software updates today.
We’re very excited that our second deliverable for the 2018 UAV Challenge has been submitted. Just a few stressful weeks until we receive our Go/No-Go from the organisers. In the mean time, we have got lots of work to do. In particular we need to make some technological improvements to our OctoPorter to improve… Read More »
Yesterday we enjoyed a beautiful Canberra morning flying the OctoPorter
Tridge presented at the Linux Conference Australia this week.
CanberraUAV prides itself in being a responsible civilian not-for-profit organisation; a key part of this is conducting our flying activities in a safe manner. We understand the responsibility that we have as members of the aviation community; in the spirit of that community it is important that we talk about the safety aspects of our hobby.
2018 is going to be a big year for us, with the changes to the UAV Challenge Medical Express rules challenging us to really push our technology forward. We’re hard at work trying to develop some pretty big things for the 2018 UAV Challenge.
CanberraUAV was one of 55 teams to pass Deliverable 1 for the 2018 UAV Challenge! The next deliverable is in April 2018, where we need to specify our systems and safety in more detail. A complete list of all passing teams is available at https://uavchallenge.org/medical-express/2018-medical-express-teams/ Additonally, our Deliverable 1 report can be found at http://canberrauav.readthedocs.io/en/latest/lessons/OBC2018.html