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Drone Lifting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cristian Miuta Aug 2. 6 Replies

Hi guys, im looking for suggestions on a drone that can lift about 16kg. Also to be registered by CAA.Continue

Recording and viewing flight paths.

Started Mar 3 0 Replies

Hi everyone. Im currently working for a Helicopter surveying company.  We also use Drones for some of our survey.  Is there any app i can use to record my flight path and later view it in google…Continue

 

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Brian Riskas replied to Robbie Barnes's discussion Drone Lifting
"Christian- Yes, still using off the shelf lipos. Due to the large props and lightweight structure, we only load the batteries at ~1.5C, which allows us to get a little more out of the standard lipo packs. We have been looking into an 18650 based…"
Aug 2
Brian Riskas replied to Robbie Barnes's discussion Drone Lifting
"Hello- I have built a few of these types of craft here in the USA for aerial spraying. We manufacture a custom frame with removable arms, KDE 7215 motors and ESCs, Pixhawk and 30" props in an X8 configuration. I am not sure what is required for…"
Aug 2
OG replied to Robbie Barnes's discussion Drone Lifting
"Hello, Your looking at a big boy with U8 , U10, U11, U12 or U15 motors  26-30 inch props your looking at 5k minimum. what will this craft be used for?"
Jul 27
Robbie Barnes posted a discussion

Drone Lifting

Hi guys, im looking for suggestions on a drone that can lift about 16kg. Also to be registered by CAA.See More
Jul 27
Robbie Barnes posted a discussion

Recording and viewing flight paths.

Hi everyone. Im currently working for a Helicopter surveying company.  We also use Drones for some of our survey.  Is there any app i can use to record my flight path and later view it in google earth.See More
Mar 3

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About Me:
Passionate about aviation, over 10 years experience in the field, Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer on Airbus AS350 series Helicopter type rating and Turbomeca Arriel Engine Series.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
My interest started at a young age with Flight Simulator. I bought my first drone in 2015 just for fun, and now i own a Phantom 4 Pro Plus.
Hometown:
Vanderbijlpark

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