"I agree... more on the airframe. I've been working with heat shrink film on frames for wings the past year and it's cheap, strong, very light, and easy to repair... best wing construction I've ever seen. I would recommend this for the…"
The photos you attached were almost exactly what I had in mind. I'm in the process of drafting some rough plans. Two meter wingspan is the maximum I would like to see. The double fuselage design is stable but it also increases cost.…"
Many of the missions in the US are agriculture based. I know of many farmers who own cat III UAVs with a digital camera payload. They take detailed pictures of the crops from overhead. There is a significant cost savings involved for…"
"The payload module should be a standard enclosure size. What do you think about making the payload compartment the size of a Radio Shack plastic project box? The main advantage would be abundant/ inexpensive supply... easy for anyone to purchase and…"
"I am an engineer currently serving in the Air Force. I have a degree in aviation operations and completing another in electronics engineering. I am more than willing to spearhead an open source airframe. I have several plans I've worked on…"