"Please understand that I believe NASA is trying to do their best in managing this program.
My frustration, as well as the frustration of some others here, is that the team I'm working with has spent the last 9 months developing some pretty…"
"Sorry to say this, but NASA has really messed up the management of this Challenge program. Here is the very first sentence of the original NASA UAS Challenge announcement published way back in November of 2012:
"The NASA Centennial Challenge…"
That's a terrific combination of ideas and technology. It's great to see such ideas applied to the poaching problem. The poachers seems to be winning the battle. Ideas and technology like this are needed for leverage against them,…"
"Thanks for the link, John. It looks like the number of downloads is very small so it's difficult to get a sense of its maturity. Do you have any direct experience with this or do you know of anyone that has used it?
Thanks for starting a good discussion. I commend you for using UAVs in useful ways with positive impacts. I agree with your thought. Do good, get good. We need more of that.
Wildlife research/protection are great applications of this…"
Here is my entry for the T3-2 fixed wing competition.
The plane is a modified Dynam HawkSky piloted by the UDB4 and MatrixPilot 3.2.1.
The flight video is posted here. Please view in HD quality and full screen mode for best…"
"Thanks, Ric. Yes, seems we're all living on the 'cutting edge' ;-)
But you better look out, man. A bigger motor just arrived in the mail yesterday. You might still be safe, though. They forgot to include the propeller!…"
Oops, sorry about that. I just made the photos public. Hopefully you can access them now.
BTW, thanks for the excellent Flight Analyzer tool that produced the google earth .kmz files shown above.
Thanks for the link, John. It looks like the number of downloads is very small so it's difficult to get a sense of its maturity. Do you have any direct experience with this or do you know of anyone that has used it?
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