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Spring Clearance Sale

Started Jan 17 0 Replies

Hi guys,I'm cleaning my R&D workshop and have got some bargains. I've being doing R&D on copters for over 3 years as part of making aircraft for Coptercam, so every now and then there are…Continue

v1.2.22 problems with flight modes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Navigant Nov 25, 2012. 4 Replies

I'm currently happily running Arduplane 2.65 and Mission Planner 1.2.20.I upgraded to 1.2.22 today and when I changed flight modes the HUD didn't display the new mode, instead an error msg…Continue

Disable RTL failsafe when plane is on the ground

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hai Tran Oct 29, 2012. 2 Replies

Is it possible to disable RTL failsafe when the plane is on the ground?I did this test, I removed the prop, then I connected up the battery without having the transmitter on, a few seconds later the…Continue

Finwing Penguin FPV aircraft

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Capili Mar 8, 2013. 11 Replies

I know that Penguin's don't fly, but this I'm pretty happy with mine.I've just completed 5 flights with my Penguin and I would have to say that it is a pleasure to build and fly. It has all the…Continue

 

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Hai Tran commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"Hi Mike, the approximate weight of the airframe is 900 grams."
Aug 15

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Hai Tran commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"Hi Mike, I'll weigh it tomorrow and get back to you. In relation to Zenmuse v Movi, I can't comment on the Movi because I can't afford one.  The Zenmuse gimbals work nice if you fly DJI (as you need a A2 or Wookong to control the…"
Aug 7
Mike T commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"can you list a weight for the frame? also do you prefer zenmuse or movi gimbals for this frame or in general?"
Aug 7
Darrell Burkey commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"I like the way you have taken what you like about various platforms and put together a copter that works for you. Nice retracts too. If you ever get back to the ACT I'll make sure to have a sticky beak. "
Aug 7

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Hai Tran commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"Simon, why in every comment you think it's appropriate to go off topic make personal and defamatory attacks designed to damage my reputation?  One can only interpret your comments as only having one purpose, to defame me and damage my…"
Aug 6

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David Anders commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"Gents - please focus on the blog post and NOT the author. No more personal comments or they will be deleted."
Aug 6
Quadrocopter commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"Tell you what next time someone complains to me about him, i will fwd details to Hai Tran. That way, i don't have to listen to all the complaints. :-) "
Aug 6

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Hai Tran left a comment for Al Toma
"Since the advent of the brushless gimbal controller, the AdruIMU gimbal controller lost it relevance"
Aug 6
Stephen Gloor commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"I have also known Hai for the past couple of years and would totally endorse his professionalism and competence.  I have seen the other quadcopters and this one is based on Hai's years of experience actually doing work safely. Personal…"
Aug 6
Quadrocopter commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"Been doing this a long time, i have customers who have worked with him and hired him. We hear all the story's, i even have video footage of him sent to us :-( Over the years, he has used and abused our business, trying to make an example of me…"
Aug 6
James masterman commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"Looks like a well thought out and professional platform, Hai. Fills a good niche between the cinestar and others, like you said.  @Simon, personal attacks are uncalled for and inappropriate. There's too much of that on these forums these…"
Aug 6

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Hai Tran commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"Hi Mike, Droidworx make very good airframes, when I first started out 3 years ago, the Droidworx AD series enabled me to build a very reliable airframe, in fact our first certified UAV which is built on a Droidworx AD8 airframe has logged over 923…"
Aug 6
Mike T commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"you can afford to buy and throw away droidworx and cinestar frames!? YIKES!  also just a comment on your video, the footage and editing looks great. but the sliding font graphics looks absaloutely atrocious! haha! Hai Tran, what do you think…"
Aug 5

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Hai Tran commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"@JB 4 x 400kv motors + esc = ~ $250 Pixhawk = ~$300 15" Props = $50 6S 8000 LiPo = $100 $1700 would give you a quad that could fly for around 20 mins and doing aerial mapping."
Aug 5
JB commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"@Simon Having personally dealt with Hai for a few years, including on SAR ops, I don't think your comment about Hai is appropriate. He is sometimes impulsive with his comments, but always tells you straight out what's on his mind, which…"
Aug 5

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Hai Tran commented on Hai Tran's blog post Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time
"@Simon. Also your defamatory statement was quite off topic and completely irrelevant to the blog post"
Aug 5

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About Me:
I love to fly. My record for take offs and landings is still equal (in non UAVs). I've crashed to0 many radio controlled aircraft.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Spent alot of time flying RC helicopters 10 years ago, wanted to build a UAV, but the technology wasn't available yet. Now it is I'd like to get back into it.

I had a Arducopter Hexa, and a APM Skywalker.

I current have a FY21 Skywalker, Zepyhr II, Parkzone Habu, Parkzone T28, Falcon wing, Droidworx Octo and CX4. Scarab Stealth Quad, MQX, Gaui 500
Hometown:
Perth

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Coptercam makes its aircraft available to the public for the first time

Posted on August 5, 2014 at 10:51am 18 Comments

Coptercam has grown to become Australia's #1 UAV aerial cinematography service provider, up until now it has kept pretty quiet the aircraft it uses.  In fact some of their competitors poke fun them because they don't advertise the aircraft they use on their website.

For the first time, Coptercam has…

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3D Printed TBS Discovery Brushless Gimbal

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 9:00am 12 Comments

I decided to have a go at designing a brushless gimbal for my TBS Discovery because I didn't want to spend another $500 to buy a TBS Discovery PRO.

Designed to work with Tiger GB2208-80 gimbal motor ($30 each), had an Alexmos BGC lying around, you can get them for about $80.

The…

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Santa Claus delivering presents by electronic reindeers

Posted on December 17, 2013 at 12:05am 1 Comment

Santa Claus announced today that he will be delivering presents this Xmas using electronic reindeers.  Whilst many people thought Amazon's plans to deliver parcels by drones by 2015 was ambitious; Santa has a proven track record of delivering presents all over the world.

 

With only a few more sleeps until Christmas, we'll just have to wait and see if Santa is able…

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