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Pixhawk Zener diode - a stiff brandy and assistance required

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lester Haines Jun 1. 2 Replies

A quick call for assistance regarding connecting a Zener diode to condition power on the Pixhawk servo rail.…Continue

 

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Brett Smith commented on Lester Haines's blog post Results in from Vulture 2 avionics stratospheric test flight
"I was under the impression that most off the shelf GPS units do not work at this altitude, but obviously this is not the case. Do companies (like ublox) put any firmware restrictions so they do not operate at certain altitudes/velocties???"
Nov 8
Lester Haines commented on Lester Haines's blog post Results in from Vulture 2 avionics stratospheric test flight
"No comms on this flight - just logging data on the SD card."
Nov 4

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Gary Mortimer commented on Lester Haines's blog post Results in from Vulture 2 avionics stratospheric test flight
"Was it using a 3DR radio for comms?? "
Nov 4
Lester Haines commented on Lester Haines's blog post Results in from Vulture 2 avionics stratospheric test flight
"Hi - Yes, space blanket works, but we're more concerned about electronics overheating at altitude. The internal temperature isn't much of an issue, if the batteries can handle it."
Nov 4
Matthew R commented on Lester Haines's blog post Results in from Vulture 2 avionics stratospheric test flight
"I've wondered if lining the case with aluminized mylar as a radiative heat reflector would help. I experimented with an emergency space blanket recently, and its effect was really noticeable in my living room. It's also very,…"
Nov 3
Lester Haines posted a blog post

Results in from Vulture 2 avionics stratospheric test flight

Linus Penzlien and Andrew Tridgell have been picking over the log files from the recent stratospheric test flight of our Vulture 2 spaceplane's avionics, and the verdict is largely positive.…See More
Nov 3
Lester Haines commented on Lester Haines's blog post Final LOHAN test flight hits 27,700m
"No, we have no FPV."
Nov 2
eason commented on Lester Haines's blog post Final LOHAN test flight hits 27,700m
"do you install the FPV equipment? "
Oct 30

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Gary Mortimer commented on Lester Haines's blog post Final LOHAN test flight hits 27,700m
"Mucho cool "
Oct 29

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Randy commented on Lester Haines's blog post Final LOHAN test flight hits 27,700m
"Congratulations, that's really great!"
Oct 29
Lester Haines posted a blog post

Final LOHAN test flight hits 27,700m

It's a big thanks very much to our US allies at Edge Research Lab for carrying out the final test flight for our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) project.…See More
Oct 29
Lester Haines commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane launch hits Kickstarter target
"@Swift: Watch this space..."
Sep 21
Lester Haines commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane launch hits Kickstarter target
"Thick, and ours aren't much better."
Sep 20

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Gary Mortimer commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane launch hits Kickstarter target
"How's his head this morning?"
Sep 19
RocketMan commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane launch hits Kickstarter target
"Congrats! Now, kick some butt! :)"
Sep 19
Quadzimodo commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane launch hits Kickstarter target
"Where's the blow?"
Sep 19

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Head of Special Projects Bureau at The Register
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Currently working on the Pixhawk-controlled Vulture 2 spaceplane, as part of the Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) project (http://reg.cx/1Uyg).

Plenty of photos on our Flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/registerparis/
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LOHAN team with the Vulture 2. From left: Dave Akerman, Rob Eastwood, Paul Shackleton and Claire Edwards

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Results in from Vulture 2 avionics stratospheric test flight

Posted on November 3, 2014 at 6:30am 5 Comments

Linus Penzlien and Andrew Tridgell have been picking over the log files from the recent stratospheric test flight of our Vulture 2 spaceplane's avionics, and the verdict is largely positive.…

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Final LOHAN test flight hits 27,700m

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 1:36am 4 Comments

It's a big thanks very much to our US allies at Edge Research Lab for carrying out the final test flight for our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) project.…

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Vulture 2 spaceplane launch hits Kickstarter target

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 6:52am 7 Comments

Our £30k Kickstarter campaign to take our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) mission to Spaceport America…

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Two invites available to the Vulture 2 spaceplane New Mexico launch

Posted on September 12, 2014 at 12:26pm 4 Comments

Thanks to our magnificent US allies at Edge Research Lab, we're able to offer a couple of exclusive ringside seats to the forthcoming launch of our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator…

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