Archive for hexacopter

Yuneec Introduces the H520 Six-Rotor UAV

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 05, 2017

Yuneec International has unveiled a new commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the H520 hexacopter. A 360-degree, three-axis gimbal, coupled with retractable landing gear, offers unobstructed camera views, says Yuneec. In addition, the camera and gimbal are capable of a 20-degree [Read More]

Aibotix Hexacopter Photogrammetrically Measures Airbus

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 18, 2015

German surveyors have used an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from Aibotix to generate a 3D model and point cloud of Novespace's Airbus A300 ZERO-G airplane. Uli Bauer and Andreas Gelhausen were tasked with creating a model of the zero-gravity plane, [Read More]

Hexacopter Goes Down During Attempted Drug Smuggling

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2015

A downed unmanned aerial system (UAS) with over six pounds of methamphetamines strapped to it was reportedly found in Tijuana, Mexico, on Jan. 20. According to the LA Times, the UAS – a DJI Spreading Wings S900 hexacopter – came [Read More]

Aibotix Rolls Out New Version of the Aibot X6 Hexacopter

Posted by UAO Staff on February 07, 2014

Germany-based multicopter developer Aibotix has released a new version of its Aibot X6 hexacopter. According to the company, the Aibot X6 V2 has improved functions that help enable easier and safer handling. Aibotix says it has extended the autonomous take-off [Read More]