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Gary Mortimer replied to Max LEe's discussion RVJet wants to dive all the time?? in the group ArduPlane User Group
"What Graham said put a bit of reflex in physically."
18 hours ago

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Gary Mortimer commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane flies into X-Plane, tops £18k on Kickstarter
"Well if it flies as in X Plane it will be home in time for tea and medals all around."
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Gary Mortimer commented on Rogelio Nunez's blog post How to connect 3DR GPS uBlox to Raspberry Pi
"I know its an old thread but I have just followed the instructions and it worked perfectly thank Rogelio"
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Gary Mortimer commented on Lester Haines's blog post Vulture 2 spaceplane flies into X-Plane, tops £18k on Kickstarter
"That's too cool"
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Gary Mortimer replied to Bravo Sierra 80's discussion What are end points?
"I'm not that brave"
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Gary Mortimer replied to Bravo Sierra 80's discussion What are end points?
"End points relate to how far a servo would travel and rates speed up how fast things happen. You might find some KK board folks around here but in general we are all about Ardupilot here"
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Gary Mortimer commented on Quadzimodo's blog post Trent@MyGeekShow is alive!
"+1000 welcome back Trent, looking forward to the spot landing video ;-)"
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Gary Mortimer replied to Shwan's discussion Aerial Scanner Octo-Copter Build
"Why wouldn't you put a camera on a pole or bury sensors in the ground?"
Saturday

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About Me:
Developing UAS systems for game management and fence patrol in South Africa.


Gary Mortimer
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I perhaps spend way too much time dreaming and scheming not enough time flying.
Hometown:
Rosetta Kwa Zulu Natal South AFRICA

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Whoop whoop live air traffic overlaid on Mission Planner

Posted on August 7, 2014 at 10:30pm 45 Comments

Mark Colwell made a post on G+ last night about this, Mark is one of the folks that if he says something you listen. I immediately grabbed some Beta updates and realised no aircraft would be coming past me before bed time, blast. Well its morning O clock now and the first aircraft out of…

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3D Prints of work

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 8:36am 2 Comments

I thought this was pretty cute, well done to boot

Shooting by the company Photos aériennes / post processing and 3D printing by Drones Imaging.

This…

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T3 Wimbledon Drone Delivery Challenge (NBNG)

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 4:30am 28 Comments

For some spurious story board reason that I have not padded out properly Wimbledon has ball delivery issues!

The T3 task this time is to deliver as many tennis balls as possible using only one 5000 maH battery, to…

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Stunning 3D from Pix4D

Posted on June 25, 2014 at 12:41am 0 Comments

Amazing 3D pen skills

Posted on June 23, 2014 at 11:14pm 4 Comments

Comment Wall (36 comments)

At 5:17am on October 20, 2007, Mike Mc Smith said…
Hey there G - Hope your trip went smooth...
Thanks again for all the flying - and donating your airframe to the cause. Been speaking with Stuart a lot more... He's fast!! Quadro-chopper still is not on the table in front of me- but Ill give you a shout when it is- and post some pictures.

not too many repairs to be done to your craft- just changing the wheels really and thinking about molding a new nose for it..

Again I'll post pictures when anything happens..

Till then, enjoy the sunshine I guess.

Cheers-
Mc Smith
At 11:12am on February 18, 2009,
T3
Rory Paul
said…
Gary

For a couple of coils of Wors and few Windhoeks I will export an MP Autopilot ; )

C
At 4:20am on February 26, 2009, dionh said…
Gary
Do you know where i can find atmega168 micro's in SA
At 1:16pm on April 6, 2009,
T3
Rory Paul
said…
Gary

I will be in SA (Jhb) within the next two weeks if there is anything you need from the US let me know.

Regards

C
At 1:52pm on April 6, 2009,
T3
Rory Paul
said…
No problem. I will take you up on the offer then next time I am in SA + I will try to bring my plane out and get some long duration flying in so I will need some pointers on good locations to fly.
At 8:59am on May 17, 2009, jaron said…
Gary, what's the current state of your "Airframe 1 in FlightGear" project? Let me know if I can help you with the aspects concerning UAV Playground.
At 1:46am on May 19, 2009, James Ross said…
Gary
Am looking at assisting drug enforcement on the Seychelles. We are busy acquiring a Bank License there and need to assist the Island folk with other infrastructure. They have a huge drug problem evolving and their sea is vast and have 115 islands although we would only need to concentrate on those surrounding Mahe. The yachts are the problem donkeys.
What do you think?
Regards
James
At 2:06pm on June 19, 2009, Robert Vale said…
Genius,
Why do you think our secuity co from NYC posted it? THINK about it, THAN comment.
At 8:30am on July 6, 2009,
T3
Rory Paul
said…
Hi Gary

Looks like you had a good turn out for your RCAP event. I have been toying with the idea of arranging an informal event here in Southern California for autopilot users but worry that Patrick would be lurking in the bushes to report us all to the FAA.

Your new airframe looks good. Any plans to make it available for sale?

Regards

C.
At 12:44pm on July 14, 2009, Ross Badcock-Walters said…
thanks for your response Gary. I was starting to think I was all alone out here. Please send me an email on rossbw@eastcoast.co.za with details of your system. you can check out our website www.agricane.com for more details about the work we do. We opperate on large estates for the likes of Tongaat huletts and illovo. 12 000 ha is a fairly normal size that we will have to cover in a week to 10 days, so we need a system that can handle a lot of work. Look forward to hearing from you.
kind regards
Ross

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