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Drone Survey -What Are Ground Control Points (GCPs) and How Do I Use Them?

Drone Survey -What Are Ground Control Points (GCPs) and How Do I Use Them?   Drone Survey :Well,If you are planning to  work with drone mapping software, you’ve no doubt heard talk of ground control points (GCPs). It is Used often in the surveying industry, as well as in virtual design and construction, GCPs greatly

The Mavic: DJI’s latest foldable drone

On 26 September 2016, DJI launched their latest drone till date, The Mavic. Launched as a successor of Phantom 4, The Mavic stands out from all other drones in the market due to several reasons. First and most importantly is how compact it is. It features foldable rotor-blade attachments that fold perfectly into the body of

Drone Rules In India

Drone Rules In India :   Finally, after a long time ,Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the government body has published a circular in which several requirements around the ownership and operation of an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) are mentioned. Up until now, there existed no clear definitions as to what comprised these aircraft,

R/C Dictionary Part 3

R/C Dictionary Part 3 : Clunk –A weighted fuel pick-up used in a fuel tank to assure the intake line is always in fuel.DMSS (Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum) –A 2.4GHz radio system which selects one (or two) of the available “free” frequencies and transmits only on the one(s) chosen. Like FHSS (Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum)

R/C Dictionary- Part 2

Angle of Attack –The angle that the wing penetrates the air. As the angle of attack increases so does lift and drag, up to a point. ARF –A prefabricated model – Almost Ready to Fly. ARR –Some cars and trucks are available virtually prebuilt and will be indicated by the terms ARR (Almost-Ready-To-Run) or RTR

R/C Dictionary Part 1

R/C Dictionary Here is a list of terms and abbreviations you might see in various R/C articles or hear your R/C friends talking about. Now, you can be just as smart about the hobby as your local R/C experts! 2.4GHz -It is a  Spread Spectrum. The newest radio band available for R/C use. Operates at higher