BU Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Team

BU UAV Team is a recently founded engineering student group that is devoted to researching and building unmanned aerial vehicles. Anyone is welcome to join.

UAV 2.0 Teaser

March 7th, 2011

UAV 2.0 TeaserA look at things to come, in watercolor.

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Epic Fail!

March 3rd, 2011

Not every flight test can go well…


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UAV E-Week Event

March 2nd, 2011

Helicopter Balloon Pop Challenge!!

For Engineer Week this year BU UAV Team hosted a helicopter race/challenge in the Photonics Building. Below are a few videos highlighting the event

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March 2nd, 2011

Migration of old news page to new blog layout:

First successful test flight of the Generation II airframe:

Check out an early preview of our final vehicle design:

This is a video of a more finalized version of prototype #1. We made some progress on tuning the PID to improve stability and added rotor guards. Currently, we are focused on externally augmenting plant observe-ability by using an XBOX Kinect to provide 3D localization data to the flight computer. More on that to come.

Check out the video of our most recent flight test. More to come.

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