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Hi All,

This update contains some flight test results with video as well as software simulation and programming using the Paparazzi ground station.

Tagged in: video , Paparazzi , Outback , manual , Linux , Karmic , competition , Challenge , Borjet , airframe

2009 OBC getting coverage on ABC1’s Catalyst show, for those of you who missed it you can check it out here:

Tagged in: UAV , TV , Outback , Challenge , Catalyst , ABC , 2009


Borjet (Germany) have generously decided to sponsor Rescue Robotics to help promote their Maja UAV kit.

The Maja UAV kit has the following specifications:

·        Wingspan: 180 cm

·        Length: 120 cm

·        Weight without battery: 1.5 kg

·        Payload (including battery): 1.5 kg

·        Base construction material: EPP foam

I will be documenting my build process as I go here on


image taken from DIY drones.


Tagged in: UAV , Maja , hardware , COTS , competition , Challenge , Borjet , airframe

Here i will document my experiences building a paparazzi based unmanned aerial vehicle for the 2010 Outback UAV Challenge.

Tagged in: UAV , Paparazzi , Outback , Challenge , 2010