Recently I've been having an issue with Mission Planner 1.2.80 and now with 1.281. Whenever I try to connect via USB or radio to the APM a dialogue box pops up that steals focus. The problem is that…Continue
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 just saw this video posted over at Multi Rotor Forums. Not only is a fantastic example of what great video you can now capture with even mid range equipment, it shows how they lift a 74 ton 84 meter rotor on to a tower 140 meters high!
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