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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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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
james sowell commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane launch hits Kickstarter target
"rule 1 no girls drinking in the cockpit bad very bad haha :) "
Sep 19
Lester Haines posted a blog post

Vulture 2 spaceplane launch hits Kickstarter target

Our £30k Kickstarter campaign to take our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) mission to Spaceport America hit its…See More
Sep 19
Lester Haines commented on Matthew Schroyer's blog post Less than two weeks remaining to get this high-visibility vest for drone ops
"Just ordered one for our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) mission in New Mexico. Great idea, happy to support."
Sep 19
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Vulture 2 servo/battery pack test

Testing the Vulture 2 servos and batteries in automatic "wiggle mode". As the aircraft ascends to rocket motor ignition altitude, this will prevent the servo...
Sep 15
Lester Haines commented on Lester Haines's blog post Two invites available to the Vulture 2 spaceplane New Mexico launch
"Thanks for the offer, we'll let you know. Whatever happens, at least come for a beer in Las Cruces"
Sep 14
SkyRover commented on Lester Haines's blog post Two invites available to the Vulture 2 spaceplane New Mexico launch
"If you guys need help with anything while in NM feel free to give me a shout!"
Sep 14
Lester Haines commented on Lester Haines's blog post Two invites available to the Vulture 2 spaceplane New Mexico launch
"Yes Gary, we should be streaming live, depending on net availability."
Sep 13

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Gary Mortimer commented on Lester Haines's blog post Two invites available to the Vulture 2 spaceplane New Mexico launch
"If only what a joyous trip that would be. Will there be live streaming as well as spacenearus ?? I shall get some English beer in and watch if so."
Sep 13
Lester Haines posted a blog post

Two invites available to the Vulture 2 spaceplane New Mexico launch

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 (LOHAN) mission,…See More
Sep 12
Lester Haines commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane hardware-in-the-loop simulation
"Thanks Gary. It's been an epic struggle, but we're getting there..."
Sep 11

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Gary Mortimer commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane hardware-in-the-loop simulation
"I worry for the control surfaces, this is an amazing project to watch that most folks would chuck to the too hard pile but a pipe and inability to believe in the world of science will push through. Very impressive work all around. As they say in the…"
Sep 11

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About Me:
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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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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Vulture 2 spaceplane hardware-in-the-loop simulation

Posted on September 11, 2014 at 7:03am 3 Comments

Linus Penzlien has been working on a hardware-in-the-loop simulation for our Vulture 2 spaceplane, using an X-Plane…

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