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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 OutbackUAV.com's blog post ACUO Opposes CASA Notice of Proposed Rule Making
"Mike all I am concerned about is be tarnished with the same brush as <2kg drones that hit triathletes in the head and crash into the harbour bridge and downtown Manhattan.  There is no way a <2kg drone like a Phantom with GoPro is going…"
Jun 5

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Hai Tran commented on OutbackUAV.com's blog post ACUO Opposes CASA Notice of Proposed Rule Making
"Coptercam, a CASA certified operator supports the deregulation of UAVs proposed in the NPRM.   Not sure how either the consumer or CASA is going to know if a person is operating a <2kg UAV.  I'm not sure why that if these…"
Jun 5

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Hai Tran commented on Andrew Tridgell's blog post An open letter to Paul from witespy
"@MisterT.  Paul=Witespy  and Tridge = Andrew Tridgell."
Apr 30

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Hai Tran commented on Andrew Tridgell's blog post An open letter to Paul from witespy
"This would be the first blog post that went for sooo long, but was so informative that made me read the whole thing.  Many people do forget that most of the contributors to open source software projects do it out of the goodness of their…"
Apr 30
Ken Gaines commented on Hai Tran's blog post Triathlete sustains head injuries from a drone
"Guys, while this has been an interesting discussion, I believe the horse has been sufficiently beaten to death."
Apr 11
Sam Ley commented on Hai Tran's blog post Triathlete sustains head injuries from a drone
"Most things that use a single GPS receiver aren't directly controlled by it's inputs - UAVs are. Most devices, even ground rovers, have the luxury of being able to integrate values over time and hold steady if the GPS data is glitchy, a…"
Apr 11
Pedals2Paddles commented on Hai Tran's blog post Triathlete sustains head injuries from a drone
"That's wonderful that the new Pixhawk will support two GPS receivers and have two IMUs.  But that doesn't answer the question... Since when was IMU failure a problem in the first place?  Demanding a solution to a problem that…"
Apr 11
Philip commented on Hai Tran's blog post Triathlete sustains head injuries from a drone
"And flying without two way telemetry is not recommended, a nexus 7 is not expensive, it allows you to know with voice prompts what is going on at any time, it also records the flight data for review."
Apr 11
Philip commented on Hai Tran's blog post Triathlete sustains head injuries from a drone
"@Pedals2Paddles. Yes, the current Pixhawk running the latest beta(copter) and release (plane) has dual IMU's and has dual GPS coming really soon (you can fit two GPS's now) Running the new EKF will select the better sensors, and go with…"
Apr 11
Brian commented on Hai Tran's blog post Triathlete sustains head injuries from a drone
"Maybe I should rephrase my question. What system and or airframe designed for professionals? Not that a professional would fly over a crowd of people at anytime. Thanks"
Apr 10
Pedals2Paddles commented on Hai Tran's blog post Triathlete sustains head injuries from a drone
"If you lose communication due to RF interference, your failsafe for lost communication should be kicking in. Not just arbitrarily hovering in place. RF interference and loss of signal are not going to be seen any differently.  Whether you lose…"
Apr 10
Toby Mills commented on Hai Tran's blog post Triathlete sustains head injuries from a drone
"Control via 2-way telemetry is not reasonable. Unless you plan to have a laptop computer bolted to your abdomen, or require everyone have an android device.  A well planned failsafe on loss of control is perfectly adequate. android or a…"
Apr 10
Pedals2Paddles commented on Hai Tran's blog post Triathlete sustains head injuries from a drone
"Some of those are completely unreasonable and/or completely impossible. Control via 2-way telemetry is not reasonable. Unless you plan to have a laptop computer bolted to your abdomen, or require everyone have an android device.  A well…"
Apr 10
Toby Mills commented on Hai Tran's blog post Triathlete sustains head injuries from a drone
"I would have defined a professional craft as follows. - doesn't rely on wifi connection to keep a craft in the air. - must have telemetry to allow control and command during a primary control failure on separate frequency to primary control. -…"
Apr 10
Brian commented on Hai Tran's blog post Triathlete sustains head injuries from a drone
"So what would be the correct "equipment deigned for professional scenarios"? I am just wondering forgive me for my ignorance but seems to me not to much exist to be utilize for this type of flying/filming."
Apr 10
Brit Davis commented on Hai Tran's blog post Triathlete sustains head injuries from a drone
"^^ I agree."
Apr 10

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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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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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Drones, the farmer's new best friend

Posted on August 23, 2013 at 6:01am 13 Comments

A few months back there was a story that PETA had acquired some drones and were planning on spying on farmers.  Many users of this technology might have been concerned that this questionable use might cause farmers to "shoot down" innocent drones operating near their properties.

Instead, farmers have embraced this technology and produced their own drone…

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