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Airbit, the world´s first micro:bit drone

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  Being developed over the last two years, the Airbit combines the micro:bits ease of use with the exitement of a drone. Airbit is small, safe and suitable for both indoor and outdoor usage. Flying is surprisingly easy using a one-hand control and the frame is made from bio-friendly, high grade plywood. Airbit is fully repairable and can take a lot of crashes. Learning topics include: Assembling the parts - motors, battery, propeller and frame Program your own motion control remote with microsoft make:code and seamless javascript integration. Advanced users can also program the drone code.  Math: Learn geometry and functions...

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Intervju med Rolf Bakke: selvbyggerdronens gudfar

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Han har gjort bygging av multikoptere enkelt og tilgjengelig takket være hans design av controllerkortene KK og ikke minst KK2, den eneste flight controlleren som ikke krever tilgang til PC. Møt Rolf Bakke, mannen som kalles “The Grandfather of the KK revolution” Henning: Kan du først si litt om deg selv? Rolf: Jeg bor i Bergen, fagbrev som service-elektroniker. Er 41 år ung. Jeg har akkurat byttet jobb til dreiebenkoperatør. Før har jeg reparert mobiler og medisinsk utstyr på sykehus. Henning: Hvordan begynte din interressen for hardware? Rolf: Har alltid hatt interesse for elektronikk og mekanikk. Begynte som barn med...

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3d-print din egen drone!

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Makeadrones mikrodroner og klassesett er kompatible med de fleste 3d-print rammer for 7x20mm motorer. Klikk på lenkene under for å komme til Thingiverse-filene: Makeadrone motorfester (med ispinner)   Gophy remix Sethi sammenleggbar Gophy Alien inspired (velg 7mm) 

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Makeadrone concepts

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Acrobatic serving tray The hexacopter serving tray can be used with or without the propeller protection. It was originally designed for the Digit 2015 conference in Trondheim, Norway. It can carry up to 1 kilo of payload and has a release mechanism underneath to carry and drop off goods mid-air. See it deliver a package or do a trick:  The stint was eventually picked up by Discovery Channel's Outrageous Acts Of Science and aired all over Canada and the US.  Delivering 800 gram apple watch (with release mechanism) on the stage at Girls and Technology conference in Trondheim, Norway Cake delivery...

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The Megakopter - Behind the scenes of a record breaking drone

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Flying into the record booksAfter finally getting the license from the Norwegian Aviation Council, we got a deal with the Cutting Egde festival in Oslo to showcase the drone and try to break the record. Guinnes told us to lift at least 60 kilos to set the record. It sounded like an easy match, as the megacopter had easily lifted 70 kilos on tests. However, we learned the hard way that the location did indeed matter. For safety reasons and Murphy´s law worst case scenario, we decided to fly iside a pit, some 4 meters below the floor where the audience was...

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