I am ready to try a mission using my Arducopter Quad with the APM2.5. In Mission Planner I have set a circuit of events, from a takeoff from home, then on to 7 waypoints with the appropriate…Continue
After repair from a crash, two ESC's don't initialize...I'm trying to fix my Arducopter Quad. (APM2.5 flashed to 3.01) A little puzzled at this point. the other day, I was flying my Arducopter using…Continue
I need a little tuning help.. If someone else is using a Arducopter Quad pretty much stock, with using the BETA 3.0RC5 with good results, I'd like to see your PID settings. I recently flashed the…Continue
From the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, USA
# note that there is a glimpse of architectural art piece in this video by James Turrell, Skyspace, 2013, courtesy of Landmarks
I originally solicited other construction company users as to their ideas about using drones in the industry and to heat there experiences. This might not be the right venue for that, instead I got…
This weekend I took a couple of boys to the beach (family members) and wanted to get some video of them trying to surf and using a boogie board, (in some very poor surf conditions). Something unexpected happened, through the low resolution of the goggles, I mistook some other kid and hovered up close. As he turned to face me, I realized he wasn't the kid I was expecting and instead of a surfboard, he had a surf casting reel. He cast his lure at my…Continue
I don't get to spend enough time with my little flying friend when I only fly by day.. So I decided that since I work during the day, that I needed to equip my little flying friend to play at night.
A low light camera and some lights to help me with location and orientation, and the mission planner and my video ground station all working together are extending my play time well into the night.
In this video, it is so dark that you…Continue
I had an extra camera, antenna and video xmitter so, here is what I did with it.
This is my Composite ARF "Spark". It is an electric EDF aircraft, weighs about 13 lb's, has about 11 lb's of thrust, uses's a 10s setup and draws about 94 amps at full throttle. Its easy to fly and will go in excess of 150…Continue