Today I did a maiden flight of a Droidworx SkyJib that I built with an APM. It's an octocopter in coax configuration using Tiger 4014 motors and 14 inch props. With batteries it weighs 5.8Kg.Upon…Continue
I have a friend here in Canberra Australia that manufactures some amazing motorcycle gear. Kevlar pants, helmets, etc. It's a small business but they make great gear that's getting quite a bit of…Continue
I've asked this same question over at multirotorforums.com given everyone there seem to be flying high end commercial gear, but I'd like to hear from the DIY side as well.Any opinions on using APM2.5…Continue
I'm surprised this hasn't been posted here given it's raising a lot of discussion elsewhere in regards to flying safely and it's safety month here.
Discussions on other forums have gone from 'what an idiot' to 'what a great job of being prepared and doing the right thing'. Personally, I thought it was a very good example of doing the right thing. The…Continue
Canberra UAV (Australia) has organized a series of workshops for those interested in learning how to build and fly UAVs.
So far participants have soldered up their power distribution boards, done a fair amount of assembly and flashed their transmitters with open source firmware. It's been great fun and…Continue
I meant to make this a blog post rather than put it on the forum. I thought my most recent crash would interest some of you as after the crash the GoPro recorded some kangaroos crashing in to each other as well.
Happy New Year to you all!