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John Culp replied to Nguyen Ha Minh's discussion APM2.0 output power rail stopped working
"Follow-up. Got the board back last week, but am having a new power issue.  The APM2 works perfectly when powered by USB, However when I connect the plane battery the GPS led on the APM2 board goes out.  The external GPS led  remains…"
Jul 6, 2012
John Culp replied to Nguyen Ha Minh's discussion APM2.0 output power rail stopped working
"Thanks TJ, I decided to keep it simple and send the board back. "
May 31, 2012
John Culp replied to Nguyen Ha Minh's discussion APM2.0 output power rail stopped working
"3DR wrote me "...f you would like, you can send the APM2 back to the store for repairs or a replacement and we will check it here. You can also power the APM2 from the inputs, and you will need a separate power source to power the outputs…"
May 29, 2012
John Culp replied to Nguyen Ha Minh's discussion APM2.0 output power rail stopped working
"After about 24 flights, it appears I have the same problem with APM2. Powers from the USB, but not the output rail. Any word on how 3DR is dealing with this?"
May 29, 2012
John Culp commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post A new APM Destined Airplane: The Shrike
"You may be able to use laminating film. Check out crashtesthobby.com.  Lee shows how to cover epp foam wings with 3mil laminate. "
Apr 28, 2012
Eric Tweet commented on John Culp's blog post UAF researchers use drones to evaluate sea ice thickness at Nome and aid incoming tanker
"Well, a few feet away, but close enough!"
Jan 11, 2012
Ellison Chan commented on John Culp's blog post UAF researchers use drones to evaluate sea ice thickness at Nome and aid incoming tanker
"Eric, do you live on the sea ice? ;-)"
Jan 11, 2012
Eric Tweet commented on John Culp's blog post UAF researchers use drones to evaluate sea ice thickness at Nome and aid incoming tanker
"They could have just asked me nicely for help. I mean that's my home town after all ;)"
Jan 11, 2012
John Culp posted a blog post

UAF researchers use drones to evaluate sea ice thickness at Nome and aid incoming tanker

An Aeryon Scout, a four-propeller unmanned aerial vehicle, returns to Nome on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, after surveying the sea ice near the town's harbor. University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers from the Geophysical Institute arrived in Nome to prepare for the arrival of the Russian fuel tanker, Renda. Jessica Cherry photoRead more: …See More
Jan 11, 2012
John Culp commented on Toby Mills's blog post Time for a new contest....
"This subject is also drawing interest at the rcgroups grim reaper wing thread.  Here's a report of a 72 min. flight: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20312026&postcount=3341 "
Jan 5, 2012

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Learning about how to do aerial photography.
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UAF researchers use drones to evaluate sea ice thickness at Nome and aid incoming tanker

Posted on January 11, 2012 at 2:35pm 3 Comments

An Aeryon Scout, a four-propeller unmanned aerial vehicle, returns to Nome on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, after surveying the sea ice near the town s harbor. University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers from the Geophysical Institute arrived in Nome to prepare for the arrival of the Russian fuel tanker, Renda. Jessica Cherry photo

An Aeryon Scout, a four-propeller unmanned aerial vehicle, returns to Nome on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, after surveying the sea ice near the town's harbor. University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers from the Geophysical Institute arrived in Nome to prepare for the arrival of the Russian fuel tanker, Renda. Jessica Cherry…
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