I'm trying to create two different bluetooth links to cut down on some wires. Currently, TELEM1 on the pixhawk goes to the 3DR radio and TELEM2 goes to the OSD.The first and most obvious is…Continue
I have an APM 2.6 flight controller and a 3DR GPS/Compass. I have a constant problem, not an isolated incident related to space weather. The HDOP drifts up and down between roughly 1.2 and 4. As a…Continue
On Monday October 5, 2015, Amtrak's Vermonter train struck fallen rock and derailed just outside Northfield, VT. The diesel locomotive and several passenger cars tumbled down an embankment. There were many injuries, but thankfully no fatalities. The location is "extremely rural", cut through dense forest, with very limited…Continue
Another unwitting newbie with their shiny new toy, totally oblivious to the rules. I do not know what brand/model it was, although we can probably all make a rather educated guess. The big take away here is existing laws were applied and the owner was cited appropriately by local police. Gloating politicians everywhere are in tears. Finally,…Continue
Well this is a delightful bit of irony.
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.) decided to capture the excitement of his June 21 wedding day on video using a drone, even though the commercial use of remotely controlled vehicles is still restricted by the FAA, which Maloney oversees on the House Transportation and Infrastructure…Continue