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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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Daniel Lukonis commented on Lester Haines's blog post Our Vulture 2 spaceplane roars into X-Plane
"Very cool!"
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Our Vulture 2 spaceplane roars into X-Plane

We're very much obliged to Billy Bargagliotti of Memphis, Tennessee, for putting together an X-Plane model of our Vulture 2 spaceplane.…See More
yesterday
Lester Haines commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane mission recruits top-notch Pixhawk brain surgeon
"@wayne. Sounds interesting. What would you need?"
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wayne garris commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane mission recruits top-notch Pixhawk brain surgeon
"would love to run some CFD on the Vulture if you guys are open to it. "
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Kevin Hester commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane mission recruits top-notch Pixhawk brain surgeon
"congrats linus!"
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Lester Haines commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane mission recruits top-notch Pixhawk brain surgeon
"@Randy. Not quite space, but it's a first step towards an amateur low orbit mission."
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Swift commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane mission recruits top-notch Pixhawk brain surgeon
"congrats. +1 with Randy."
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Randy commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane mission recruits top-notch Pixhawk brain surgeon
"A Pixhawk is going into space is it?  fantastic!"
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Vishal commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane mission recruits top-notch Pixhawk brain surgeon
"congrats Linus !"
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Aaron Curtis commented on Lester Haines's blog post Wanted: Stirring motto for spaceplane mission patch
"Nick, yeah... I haven't met those guys yet but I totally bought the messenger bag they sell with their logo."
Jul 15
nickthecook commented on Lester Haines's blog post Wanted: Stirring motto for spaceplane mission patch
"@Lester: Colei Canis Volare? @Aaron: I'm going to write Semper Cadentes on my drone. Awesome."
Jul 15
Johann van de Venter commented on Lester Haines's blog post Wanted: Stirring motto for spaceplane mission patch
"LOHAN - Using Helium to get high .... :D"
Jul 15
Doug Walmsley commented on Lester Haines's blog post Wanted: Stirring motto for spaceplane mission patch
"What goes up... "
Jul 15
Lester Haines commented on Lester Haines's blog post Wanted: Stirring motto for spaceplane mission patch
"@Bill: We need the Latin for "Flying Colei canis" I reckon"
Jul 15
Aaron Curtis commented on Lester Haines's blog post Wanted: Stirring motto for spaceplane mission patch
"roswellflighttestcrew.com has my favorite motto: semper cadentes , which means "always crashing" or "always falling." It'd be appropriate for an orbiting vehicle, which is always falling, in a way. But I guess you want…"
Jul 14

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About Me:
Head of Special Projects Bureau at The Register
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
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/
Hometown:
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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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Our Vulture 2 spaceplane roars into X-Plane

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 3:16am 1 Comment

We're very much obliged to Billy Bargagliotti of Memphis, Tennessee, for putting together an X-Plane model of our Vulture 2 spaceplane.…

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Vulture 2 spaceplane mission recruits top-notch Pixhawk brain surgeon

Posted on July 18, 2014 at 8:00am 8 Comments

We at the Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) mission are delighted to welcome on board Linus Penzlien, well known to DIY Droners*, and who'll be lending a hand crafting custom mission…

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Wanted: Stirring motto for spaceplane mission patch

Posted on July 14, 2014 at 1:00pm 10 Comments

Bit of fun for those of you of a lyrical bent. We're working on an embroidered mission patch for our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) project (first rough graphic above), and need a suitably stirring motto to go with…

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Dedicated telemetry board for the Raspberry Pi

Posted on July 4, 2014 at 5:21am 10 Comments

We've just installed the Pi in the Sky telemetry board in our Vulture 2 spaceplane, and while it's primarily for High Altitude Ballooning (HAB) missions, we're using it as part of our onboard Raspberry Pi rig.

It's a nifty bit of…

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