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How-To: "Sub Micro" R/C Blimp

Inspired in part by the Plantraco Nanoblimp, Instructables user masynmachien built this impressive 3-axis ultralight R/C blimp gondola. With an 11" latex balloon filled with helium, it will carry its own weight of about 10g; with a 14" balloon, he reports, "it has a payload capacity for a miniature camera." Read more »

ArduPilotMega 2.0 Launches

Another great innovation by our friends at DIY Drones: The big advance in APM 2.0 is the introduction of the Invensense MPU-6000 sensors, which have an internal Digital Motion Processor (DMP) that does advanced sensor fusion. We’ve tested it for months, including lots of flying, and it significantly outperforms the... Read more »


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