Sam Worthington
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Indoor quad with gimbal

Started Jun 2, 2016 0 Replies

I'm looking for a quad that we can fly indoors to demonstrate our Ground Control Station, the …Continue

Growth in Section 333 Exemptions

Started May 26, 2016 0 Replies

I thought it would be interesting to plot the increase in the number of Section 333…Continue

Tags: 333, Section, FAA

Ultimate Ground Control Station

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam Worthington Jul 7, 2016. 5 Replies

I'm working on the design for the Ground Control Station (GCS) shown in the images below and am trying to make sure we incorporate as many useful features as possible.It uses our …Continue

Tags: mission, planner, screen, mouse, GCS

UAV Control Device Field Trials

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam Worthington Sep 24, 2014. 1 Reply

For the last few years we have been developing the Wing 3D computer input device.Having done quite a lot of work on Vertical Take-Off…Continue

Tags: UAV Control System, Ground Control Station, Joystick, Mouse


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Sam Worthington replied to Kalo's discussion Why syma X5 quadcopters use gear wheel to rotate propeller?
"The gearing reduces the rotor speed and increases torque. More torque means a small motor can swing a bigger propellor. The greater the rotor diameter, the greater the efficiency."
Mar 13
Sam Worthington commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Inmpressive swarming with Swiftnav RTK GPS and PX4
"Excellent work, I'm impressed. We're planning a swarming project using our Wing controller and Wing GCS, so we just use the mouse functions to select individual aircraft, box-select a group of aircraft or to quickly take over manual…"
Jan 17

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About Me:
Design Engineer
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I have done quite a lot of work on Vertical Take-Off and Landing UAVs a few years ago and have developed the "Wing" 3D computer input device.

We have now developed the Wing GCS Ground Control Station for simultaneous piloting and mission planner editing.

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Fully integrated ground control station

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 8:00am 10 Comments

I've mentioned on a couple of posts over the last few months that we've been hard at work developing a fully integrated ground control station and gave it the first public airing at Skytech in London last week. It is built around the patented Wing control…


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At 3:35am on September 21, 2015, OwlPic said…
Be happy to work with you on things about aero engineering you don't know yet. There is a lot of wrong information on the web.
Search Linkedin for my bio.

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