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5 years of hybrid drone development: 8 hours and 10 minutes.

5 years of hybrid drone development: 8 hours and 10 minutes.

Hi,I would like to share our last challenge. I think it is probably the longest flight with a hybrid gas-electric drone: In December 2015 we published our first record:https://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/3hr-10min-endurance-test-with-… All this yearsΒ we have been doing small improvements, A lot of small improvements that make a very big difference. With the EFI we have seen lower consumption far beyond what we ...

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Crowfunding Update, Four Years Later

Crowfunding Update, Four Years Later

Four years ago, Chris Anderson posted a list of delayed Kickstarter campaigns. I was intrigued by this list and came back to it a few times over the years. 2014 and 2015 was the peak of the drone hype. Unsurprisingly, most crowdfunding campaigns were late. Surprisingly, however, most (10 out of 17) crowdfunding matured in companies that are still around ...

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