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PARKZONE Radian

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron Jacobs Jun 11, 2010. 12 Replies

APMega + IMU volume

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Canadian UAVs

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About Me:
Still just getting into RC flying and especially interested in UAVs.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Primary interest is stabilized and predictable aerial photography, possible low end HD video.
Hometown:
Regina, Saskatchewan Canada

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U.S. sending Global Hawk drone to Japan

Posted on March 19, 2011 at 2:30pm 8 Comments



An RQ-4 Global Hawk, a reconnaissance drone, will be used to help survey damage to towns and industrial facilities in Japan.

(Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nichelle Anderson) [from CNET (TM) News]…

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Forum Search not working...

Posted on February 17, 2011 at 6:00pm 5 Comments

Sorry for the bad image.

 

Appears Searching within Forums is not working at this time...NING Support is aware of the issue.

Thanks to member Brad Barnum for reporting…

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Possible frame for ArduCrawler

Posted on February 9, 2011 at 1:27pm 8 Comments



This is only a 1/10 scale, but the suspension and wheels look pretty nice. Check out the website. I would have posted better pics, but it was too huge for the blog. $149.99

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Another Skywalker...

Posted on December 9, 2010 at 10:20pm 3 Comments

Here is a link to another Skywalker platform. Looks interesting. Big? Seems to have alot of room in fuselage and cheap?…

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Chris McNair, Owner - Attopilot International has 3rd and final baby! STRYKER SOLD

Posted on September 26, 2010 at 8:00am 1 Comment

From Chris's original post



"Hey guys. We just had our third and final baby!" [no this isn't it...] rj

SOLDSOLD[check it out, baby needs diapers! :)] edits by Moderator; rj…

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Day 1: the Noomie [read "New Me"] LOL

Posted on February 23, 2010 at 7:45am 2 Comments

Ok, SO...Thanks to Gary for flipping the switch in my slogging grey matter...

All future Blog Posts will be about my search and acquisition of a trainer that is suitable for me. There will be no questions (from me) here...

I'm off to the forums now...

Day 1
Done

Ron

Starting over...maybe.

Posted on February 22, 2010 at 11:41pm 16 Comments

I have stopped my Predator build and sold most of my gear, for now. Doing more research and looking to get a good basic trainer (.40 or .60 class) not sure if it will be nitro or electric yet. A 2.4 gHz radio system. And put in some simple build time and then get experience flying.



The Predator became a stalled frustrating build because I was trying too much at once, without any experience to back myself up.



I hope to get a system with at least…
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Prairie Predator Build

Posted on March 10, 2008 at 4:43pm 15 Comments

I've been working on a Nitro Predator for about a month and ahalf now. I'm stalled trying to figure out some problems with an Airtronics radio system I have that doesn't want to work. Everything "seems" OK but when I hook up servos to the receiver and try to control with the TX, no luck. the servos jitter when I apply power at the receiver, but no response at all to TX commands.



am playing with adding a controllable rudder to the Predator for no other reason than the real one has… Continue

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