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Mission planer update 1.2.13 Flight data screen gone ! blank

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zoltan Horvath Oct 3, 2012. 3 Replies

The latest MP update diapered the flight data screenContinue

Spectrum DX6i Junk

Started Sep 11, 2012 0 Replies

300.00 radio Used less that a dozen times and a stick pot fails......hmmmm and how is this better than a 60.00 both are made with the cheapest parts possible ! The only difference I can see is one…Continue

 

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Kevin Brown replied to Rob_Lefebvre's discussion New Octo Copter Design/Build Thread
"Congrats.......nice to see it fly"
Sep 6, 2013
Kevin Brown replied to J's discussion I'm about to Tap Out
"I don't know where you get the overpriced http://www.udrones.com/product_p/acrtf2.htm base udrone RTF is 599.00 Phantom is 679.00 or less at most places.  you add the cost of crashes and repairs and (time, the big one) the Phantom is a…"
Jun 6, 2013
Kevin Brown replied to J's discussion I'm about to Tap Out
"Sorry to hear.........I have too, got tired of the crashes and the $$$ wasted I have 7 APM's in my parts box I have removed them from all my aircraft I got tired of hearing it's "open source software" ever time one of my aircraft…"
Jun 6, 2013
Kevin Brown replied to Andrew Boos's discussion Hexacopter Thermal FPV Research Project
"Guy, I am out of town right now....Work Post some photos of what you have going on if you have not already sent it off for repair"
May 22, 2013
Kevin Brown replied to Andrew Boos's discussion Hexacopter Thermal FPV Research Project
"Radio Shack cheap project case"
May 7, 2013
Kevin Brown replied to Rob's discussion APM2.5 serious safety concerns and first flight issues
"Sorry to hear.....look into the stability patch on the developers threads on google."
Mar 31, 2013
Kevin Brown replied to Rob_Lefebvre's discussion New Octo Copter Design/Build Thread
"I have had them (props) all brake on me CF,APC,Cheapos.....My HAL hex had a flight time of about 2 min with 12x4.6 props, dropped down to some 10X4.5's jumped up to about 12min.....I dont have the same motors but simular. Picked up a YS-X4 for…"
Mar 31, 2013
Kevin Brown commented on M.S. IBN SEDDIK's blog post Today I tried my quadcopter, but I didn't like it...
"sound like the stability patch strikes again"
Mar 30, 2013
Kevin Brown replied to Rob_Lefebvre's discussion New Octo Copter Design/Build Thread
Mar 29, 2013
Kevin Brown replied to Rob_Lefebvre's discussion New Octo Copter Design/Build Thread
"3M makes a tape that is used for the trim on Cars. it works very well and will not separate like most of the foam tapes will. Most autoparts stores carry it "
Mar 29, 2013
Kevin Brown commented on Stephen Dade's blog post Quadcopter Workshop
"Nice job, you have put a lot of work into it......."
Mar 28, 2013
Kevin Brown replied to Rob_Lefebvre's discussion New Octo Copter Design/Build Thread
"Tune them way down.......if there is any instability the stability patch will wack your throttle to 50% and you will have the same fun I did. If is not silky smooth land it ! you have about a 1/2 second to react.   "
Mar 21, 2013
Kevin Brown replied to Rob_Lefebvre's discussion New Octo Copter Design/Build Thread
"Good luck.....Looks great "
Mar 21, 2013
Kevin Brown commented on Rory Paul's blog post FAA Commercial Shutdown
" the regs...... SEC. 336. SPECIAL RULE FOR MODEL AIRCRAFT.(a) IN GENERAL.—Notwithstanding any other provision of lawrelating to the incorporation of unmanned aircraft systems intoFederal Aviation Administration plans and policies,…"
Feb 28, 2013
Carl La France commented on Kevin Brown's blog post Dolphins and Drones
"Thanks ! 23kts that;s motorin"
Feb 27, 2013
Kevin Brown commented on Kevin Brown's blog post Dolphins and Drones
"the peduncle is the are just before the tail. The band is made of neoprene, it has a plastic clip like a dog collar. The trick was making strong enough to survive a dolphin swimming at 23 kts yet brake if it get hung on something so the…"
Feb 26, 2013

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Dolphins and Drones

Posted on February 25, 2013 at 9:00pm 8 Comments

This was a quick test at Dolphin Research Center  to see if a peduncle band if visible from the air using low cost equipment. The dolphins have been trained to wear the bands. The peduncle bands are used in case of a hurricanes to be able to identify the dolphins if they get washed out to sea in a storm. Because the dolphins do not have the skills needed to feed themselves…

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Flying History

Posted on February 1, 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments

I dont have a good picture of the P-51 Mustang but the sound as it flies over my house is awesome.

I was surprised  how small they were inside and that all the control surfaces were cover like a balsa rc wing  a little spooky considering how large they are.

Now I need to find some really large servos.......LOL…

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