Lightweight UAVs

The LP960 is a simple UAV used for reconnaissance. It weighs 2 pounds and has a 10 megapixel camera. Basically a glorified radio controlled airplane:

LP960 UAV flies around, shoots high def photographs, video of its journey

Since it is just a glorified R/C airplane, it brings up the obvious question: can "normal people" modify R/C aircraft and turn them into their own UAVs? Yes - there are whole websites dedicated to these flying robots. For example:

BASIC Stamp UAV code now in beta

Basic Stamp autopilot tutorial

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