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Old 11-20-2011, 09:12 AM   #51
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Old 12-04-2011, 04:45 PM   #52
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Arrow Tilt-rotor UAV from South Korea

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Old 05-12-2012, 03:16 AM   #53
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Very small guided munitions for small UAVs ( the RQ-7B )



Can hit within 8 inches at 1 mile .

More at ...
http://www.gizmag.com/shadow-hawk-mu...st-time/22398/
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New German drones





I see no propulsion on this one , not to mention landing gear .



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http://defense-update.com/20120614_emt-luna-ng.html

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Old 06-17-2012, 10:31 AM   #55
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At distance I think this beast would look remarkably like a bird .
Very clever .

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The U.S. Air Force has included AeroVironment’s new
WASP AE to its Battlefield Air Targeting Micro Air Vehicle
(BATMAV) program.




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Sorry Charlie.....

This picture of a flying saucer,

Is no way related to the sharp angles of this drone aircraft.



http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...one-being.html

Who wants to bet that it is really a high tech space craft being moved closer to POTUS in case of a need for a quick getaway?

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Jamie Cosgrove, a public affairs officer for the Navy Unmanned Combat Air Demonstrator Program, said the drone, an X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System made by Northrup Grumman, had undergone testing at Edwards Air Force Base in California, according to WUSA.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz1y4EZR1c8
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Old 06-17-2012, 12:38 PM   #57
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How to down a drone

GPS jamming
RF jamming
Filaments

http://crab.wordpress.com/2010/02/11...-down-a-drone/
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Old 06-17-2012, 01:50 PM   #58
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Sorry Charlie.....

This picture of a flying saucer,

Is no way related to the sharp angles of this drone aircraft.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...one-being.html


When the government lies, there is always a reason.
PE, Maybe your just not looking at rightly.
My source says the X-47B's wings were removed for the road trip and its
sitting on the trailer facing backwards .

Can you see it now?

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Old 06-17-2012, 02:44 PM   #59
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The wheel struts are hidden with a flap in the transportation photos, and not in the promo shot. In addition, the belly as well as the upper portion seems much more concave, even minus the wings.

I tried to visualize the wings off too, before posting. It seems about the right length.
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Old 06-29-2012, 02:51 PM   #60
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EXCLUSIVE: Drones vulnerable to terrorist hijacking, researchers say

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/...#ixzz1zD4V4cvH

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... completed a successful experiment: illuminating a gaping hole in the government’s plan to open US airspace to thousands of drones.
They could be turned into weapons.
“Spoofing a GPS receiver on a UAV is just another way of hijacking a plane,” Humphreys told Fox News.
In other words, with the right equipment, anyone can take control of a GPS-guided drone and make it do anything they want it to.
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Old 06-30-2012, 06:54 AM   #61
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After the Iranians apparently hijacked a drone I think it is
reasonable to assume appropriate software changes will be made .

Most probably it is now the Iranian drones that are in danger of
being hijacked .

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Did I post this somewhere else?

Here is a guy who says he invented the drone market..... Okay, I'm exagerating. He said he invented the DIY (do it yourself) drone market....

Long story short, he is a Wired mag columnist who one day received two products to review, a lego robot kit, and a RC airplane to test and write about in Wired. He started with the robot kit with his 9 yo son, and they quickly became bored, so went out to a field for the RC airplane, which he promptly crashed, and then came up with the idea that he had the components for a DIY drone.

The rest, as they say, is fun for the whole family.

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/06/ff_drones/all/

http://diydrones.com/

I'm going to peel off this into another thread, because it's cool.
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Drone hacked for $1000

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/0...n_1638100.html
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Kendrick farmer puts eyes in the sky

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Robot equipped with rocket for breaching defensive lines.
( Not strictly a UAV but still interesting ) .



Full article here
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Jason replaced the quadcopter he crash landed on the roof of his office. Here's the video of his test flight yesterday:



He spent a few hours modifying it today and will attach a camera like his Hoten. Actually he wants to do a bit of first person flying - there are now cameras with transmitters that send pictures to the controller on the ground.
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Here's my home made multicopter made out of towel racks from home depot. I made landing gear out of zip ties.


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FB should take notes from you. When we go out for walks, or the the stores and I bring my multicopter, she rolls her eyes.
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I converted the H quad into a V-tail quad.

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Hexacopter flight.




Onboard test video I took today.

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