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Jaw dropping project, but need a little help.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pieter van Woerkom Aug 5, 2011. 4 Replies

Every year our club holds a 'family day'. Every year i try to show something the other members have never seen before.This year i want them to drop their jaws over a monocopter. Allso called an…Continue

Flightplanner problem?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Oborne Jul 31, 2011. 5 Replies

I was using the flightplanner to create a simple job, but encountered 2 problems so far. Perhaps some explanation could do. First, if i enter more than 255 degrees in a CONDITION_YAW it will produce…Continue

Shielding your sonar cable.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nathan Asdourian Apr 26, 2013. 10 Replies

 We all want an excelent sonar ALT-hold so we do everything to get the most acurate reading from our sonar. Move it away from the ESC's and shield your sonar cable. But how to shield? First of all:…Continue

The ultimate modeswitch for my FF6

Started this discussion. Last reply by roger Jul 28, 2011. 5 Replies

As i was looking for a way to implement 6 Modes on my FF6 the only solution was to use the flaptrim channel (6) But as we all know you do not set a pot so easily at the right position. Some examples…Continue

 

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Nathan Asdourian replied to Pieter van Woerkom's discussion Shielding your sonar cable.
"I will likely get some flack for this one but since it is working very well for me, I thought I would post and perhaps I will get some new ideas out of it that may make everything work even better. First things first, I'm working with a DJI…"
Apr 26, 2013
Mario de Roos commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"Nice shoot from Aldert with his Flexacopter. http://youtu.be/ncacuH4NPGs"
Jan 13, 2013
Dane commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Arduspyder (hexa) [NOW open for orders]
"wonderful spyder hexa, "
Jul 2, 2012
Pieter van Woerkom commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"Eobin, If you google 3D printing you will get a lot of information about rapid prototyping. I have mine done at Shaeways.com Greetings, Pieter Jan www.flexacopter.com "
Jun 15, 2012
eobin commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"Hi Peter, Where can you get a prototyping machine and how much does it cost? Regards, Eobin"
Jun 14, 2012
Pieter van Woerkom commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"Same day with GH2 "
Dec 12, 2011
Pieter van Woerkom commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"        It was cold ! but we made some flights with a GoPro HD2 and the GH2 "
Dec 11, 2011
Pieter van Woerkom commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"Batterybox dimensions: 169x72x56mm Suitable for 1x 5S 8000mAh or 2x Turnigy 4S 5000mAh."
Dec 10, 2011
Pieter van Woerkom commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"Frank his Flexacopter     "
Dec 10, 2011
Pieter van Woerkom commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"Thanx for the complements Ellison. The dampers seem to work perferct. But do not forget we are religious about balacing motors and props. Takle the problem at the start not at the end."
Dec 5, 2011
Ellison Chan commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"Nice airfield Pieter.  The grass is still green, and better cropped than my lawn. Oh, and the vibration absorption seems to be working well."
Dec 4, 2011
Pieter van Woerkom commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"First outdoor raw video. "
Dec 4, 2011
Pieter van Woerkom commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"2.5 foot hexa indoor? With Flexacopter you can :) Raw footage from the GH2 (unedited) Flexacopter indoor flight. from Mario de Roos on Vimeo."
Dec 3, 2011
Pieter van Woerkom commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"I iam happy to inform you the Flexacopter pricelist is ready. You can request one at:   FlexacopterDIYD@vanlodensteinstraat49.nl   Greetings, Pieter"
Dec 3, 2011
Mario de Roos commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"Ok, hi Mark."
Nov 30, 2011

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Mark Harrison commented on Pieter van Woerkom's blog post Flexacopter the making of.
"Pieter, I'll take an MB if it includes home delivery.  I won't bother asking about the price... If I'm not here, just tell my wife and she will pay you out of my lunch money!   Mario, that guy taking you seriously is me...…"
Nov 29, 2011

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Flexacopter the making of.

Posted on November 24, 2011 at 2:00pm 70 Comments

After creating the Arduspyder. We decided to create a real hexa. These are pictures of the making, maiden will be this weekend. Because of the purpose this frame is build for we sadly did not opt for an Arducopter but the frame will take an Ardu, Openpilot CC, Microkopter or any other hexa capable electronics.

 

The baseplate design in Rhinoceros…

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LBMPC....

Posted on September 22, 2011 at 12:42pm 0 Comments

 



Learning Based Model Predictive Control (LBMPC) identifies physical phenomena like the ground effect and uses this to refine the model of a quadrotor helicopter, which improves flight peformance while providing robustness and safety. This enables precise movements necessary for tasks such as catching a ball.

 

Researchers:

Anil…

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Arduspyder production.

Posted on August 13, 2011 at 1:27pm 9 Comments

Finished movie:

 

 raw…

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Arduspyder (hexa) [NOW open for orders]

Posted on August 3, 2011 at 6:30am 31 Comments

What about this ARDU Hexa?

 

Carbon CNC frame

Aluminium standoffs

Titanium screws

etc etc

 



 

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