SPIKE is WARG’s former competition aircraft. Designed in 2013, S.P.I.K.E. flew from 2014 to 2017 in multiple USC Student UAS competitions.
This fixed wing plane was made from a Ready Made RC body, and was outfitted to house a GoPro, DSLR camera, custom autopilot board, VectorNav IMU, GPS Module, XBee RF Module, and four 3S 5800mAh lithium polymer batteries.
This setup allowed WARG to obtain high quality images and stream down live video simultaneously during competition, while S.P.I.K.E. soared 30 km/hr at 100 feet above.