Oliver Wetmore
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  • Cape Town, Western Cape
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CC3D mini tricopter.

Started Mar 6, 2016 0 Replies

Hi all.I just love building these flying machines.  Here is my latest, a mini tricopter using the CC3D board.I initially had an issue with the servos which would drift off center all the time.   I…Continue

Tags: size, 250, cc3d, mini, tricopter

5.8 and 2.4 signals in close proximity

Started this discussion. Last reply by Oliver Wetmore Sep 8, 2013. 7 Replies

HiCould very close placement affect each other to the point of causing interference or weakening the signal?flight rx antennae are quite close to the 600mw 5.8 video tx.  Most importantly could the…Continue

Underwater Quadcopter

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Bardsley Sep 6, 2016. 77 Replies

HiThis may sound crazy.  How about a quadcopter designed for underwater use.  Brushless motors operate perfectly well submerged and the rest can be waterproofed quite easily.  Idea being that one…Continue

Yaw heading issue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Oliver Wetmore Jul 23, 2012. 3 Replies

HiI have been flying my DIY quadcopter for about 2 months now and although it is very stable, I have a small yaw issue.  For example, if I yaw clockwise the quad will yaw correctly to that point but…Continue

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About Me:
Not much really.. I have a passion for things RC related amongst other things.

my youtube channel may divulge a bit more as to what I do.

https://www.youtube.com/user/oliverwmore?feature=guide
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Been flying RC planes for 10 years now, decided to move onto quadcopters in 2011 and have since built 25 copters of various sizes using various flight controllers. I build from the ground up slowly making improvements here and there with each new build. Started with FPV in 2012. Preferred frequency is 5.8 since it doesn't clash with 2.4 radio link. Luckily I've had few mishaps of which all were pilot error. I believe that spending time on the build paying attention to solder joints and other details are key to a smooth flying machine. In 2015, completed my RPL, (remote pilots license) in Joburg, with the purpose of going commercial.
Hometown:
Somerset West, Cape Town RSA

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At 11:29pm on December 10, 2015, Rafi Nahmani said…

Hey if you have the time please get back to me!

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