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Dan Wilson commented on Kirill's blog post Introducing SmartAP MAX
"@Thomas Butler: The bias of accelerometers, gyros, barometers, and other mems sensors is affected substantially by temperature. If not corrected, your IMU will be telling you 0.3 m/s/s, 3 deg/s etc when at rest. If you want an accurate state…"
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About Me:
Currently completing a Ph.D with the Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR).
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
My UAV interest began with a final year University project in 2009 where I built and successfully flight tested a low-cost autopilot, based around the Arduino Mega.
Hometown:
Sydney

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Autonomous Airborne Docking for Refueling or Recharging

Posted on April 18, 2015 at 12:03am 40 Comments

This video shows some recent flight test results from my PhD research on autonomous UAV docking, that was conducted with the Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) at The University of Sydney. To the best of our knowledge, these experiments are the first time two UAVs have docked in mid-air.

Some of my other videos provide more specifics on the…

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Martin Jetpack Job Opportunity

Posted on February 6, 2011 at 6:44pm 4 Comments

 

Hi all,

I would like to inform everyone that a flight control engineer/software developer position currently exists at Martin Aircraft Company.

 

Martin Aircraft is a small R&D company based in Christchurch, New Zealand…

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Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 8:39pm on January 24, 2013,
T3
William Premerlani
said…

Hi Dan,

I hope our dialog on incorporating magnetometer measurements into attitude estimation is not becoming tedious for you. I sense that you are interested in the subject, and that you would like to understand what I am saying, so I am willing to continue until we reach closure. I just now looked at your comments in some other threads, so I am encouraged that we have a great deal of common ground. I am happy to continue the dialog if you care to, or to drop it whenever you think we are beating a dead horse. In either case, our dialog has been interesting for me.

Best regards,

Bill

At 12:11am on March 27, 2015, John Dennings said…

Hi Dan,

 Hi Dan,

Thank you  for your comment, sorry mine is  late, I didn't quite figure out this comment thing.

Yes it does help. I am behind in starting this related project, but eager to start it soon.

 

Best,

- JDS

At 11:47am on July 25, 2017,
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Bill Piedra
said…

Hi Dan!

Wow, I'm interested in the same thing - autonomous race drones.  

I was thinking of using IR LED Strips for a track, as well as LED 'targets' to fly though.  We should collaborate.  I have a sponsor who is interested in funding it if I can present a proof of concept.  

By using Visual Odemetry and the new Navigator SDK, it's definitely possible.  I was a Developer Advocate for Snapdragon Flight up until the program ended on June 30, but I still have many valuable contacts and resources at Qualcomm.  

Did you see my post about Dobby?

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