"There's a detailed article on hackaday about hacking your specific drone. The guy explains it's possible to connect to the drone via wifi and has reverse engineered the protocol to pilot it and to get the camera feed.
It doesn't seem…"
"Regarding the use of Ultimate LRS ( http://www.itluxembourg.lu/site/ ) for the long range RC/telemetry, Jose contacted me to present his project and ask authorization. I agreed, and am happy that he chose ULRS after comparing with the other LRS…"
" Congrats for this interesting project ! Did you consider trying first on a smaller distance than the ocean ? For example something like the Channel (between UK and France), that's a few tens of kilometers and that a lot of people have…"
"Maybe slightly out-of-subject, but I'm surprized by the look of the drone. It looks completely unfinished, its main point is clearly to be a proof of concept of the Aero platform.
If the Aero alone is $499, the Aero vision is $149, and the…"
"Not to mention the servos, they can just stop working all of a sudden. With APM I will still able to fly without issues without rudder and with only one aileron, but the elevator would be catastrophic.
Regarding electronics, normally it…"
"The question was not only drone vs satellite, but also drone vs plane. I think your list is very good, but I'd add the cost.
And if considering a plane, besides the cost there may be some legal restrictions, more risk or complexity to fly in…"
"It's good to bring some changes, especially in the forum section, where it's more difficult than say rcgroups.com for example to subscribe to threads, have a daily or weekly summary etc. And the threads themselves could be…"