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Amazon’s New Prime Air Drone Features a Weird Tailsitter Design

Amazon’s New Prime Air Drone Features a Weird Tailsitter Design

Amazon is finally starting to address some of the actual challenges with drone delivery, making us slightly less skeptical Amazon has been working away at its Prime Air urban and suburban drone delivery for years. Many years. It’s been at least half a decade now. And for the entire time, we’ve been complaining that Amazon has been focusing on how ...

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PX4-based tailsitter VTOL

PX4-based tailsitter VTOL

From Hackster: “Engineers at the University of Toronto have designed a fully open sourced dual-rotor tail-sitter MAV using readily available electronics and 3D-printed parts. The Phoenix drone is based on the PX4 autopilot platform, PX4 middleware, and is equipped with a Pixracer flight computer, supporting both flight control and ArduPilot’s SITL simulation. “Our open source package, available on GitHub, includes mechanical design documents, component lists, a carefully ...

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