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Pascal Fust commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"@Sander *smile* It proves how well and up-to-date I am informed about the VTOL UAV market - do you need any collaborator? :-)"
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sander commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"@Yaokun We will announcing something VERY shortly, i'm talking days.@Pascal Fust The information you posted actually is the DeltaQuad and it seems one of our partners has been a little premature with publishing this, i removed your comment…"
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Yaokun commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"Hi sander How can I learn about your latest progress and the new label you said? Very intersted! Hope to buy this first time."
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sander commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"Hi Pascal, The landing radar log is just how the FC estimator calculates the ground distance. For this mission no range finder was needed / used."
May 15
Pascal Fust commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"Indeed, great performance for that "bulky" X8 airfoil ;-) I'm highly interested in the "official" version of that A/C and it's performance - keep me updated. Btw.: what's the landing radar log? Are you using radar…"
May 15
sander commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"@Pablo the airframe is indeed based on a customized version of the Skywalker X8. We will also be releasing a conversion kit for this airframe. The motors are custom made for the DeltaQuad. @hamish The flight cannot be repeated without vtol modules…"
May 3
Hamish commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"Could you do me a massive favour, and repeat the test but without the quad motors or booms? Simply the clean airframe with same battery and payload? I would love to see the difference made by the additional drag and weight caused by the VTOL…"
May 2
Pablo Legarreta commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"Great achievement! Is this a X8 airframe? Can you share some specs about the motors and props used for VTOL and straight flight engine? Thank you."
May 2
Darrell Burkey commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"Congrats Sander! Your build looks fantastic and very high quality. I'm only days away from doing my first test flight on an X8 quadplane myself. I'll be placing a build log on ArduPilot blog in about a week if interested. I'm…"
Apr 30
Cala commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"Thank´s Sander."
Apr 30
sander commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"@Rob, it tries to maintain a sensible airspeed throughout the flight irrespective of either up or down wind so you will see the velocity change linear to the wind speed. We rate the DeltaQuad safe for flight in winds up to 23Kph with max 30Kph…"
Apr 30
Rob_Lefebvre commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"Ok, yes, I assumed that you used low wind conditions as most do for these tests.  How sensitive is the airframe to windspeed:  ie: how steep is the power/speed curve as it's flying upwind? "
Apr 30
sander commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"@cala if you are flying manually there should be no problem. for autonomous flight you will need either an airspeed sensor or examine your flightstacks options for flying safely without one"
Apr 30
Cala commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"Nice build"
Apr 30
sander commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"@rob We selected mild wind conditions so we could achieve 100K over ground without the need to compensate for crosswind flight, the wind was approximately 10kph. @tridge,  I made an assumption that Ardupilot has a mode to fly on a fixed…"
Apr 30
Cala commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload
"I´m building a Phantom Fx61, ardu plane quadplane without airspeed, that can be a problem? , I never use airspeed in standard airplanes and no issues."
Apr 30

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DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload

Posted on April 29, 2017 at 8:55pm 21 Comments

This Saturday at DronesLab we achieved an important milestone in the final steps towards the public release of the DeltaQuad: A 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload. This marks the achievement of the most important goal we have set when we started the development of this vehicle over a year…

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Scam warning: NEMORC.COM and DRONADA.COM

Posted on March 26, 2017 at 12:00pm 3 Comments

To anyone considering a purchase from nemorc.com or dronada.com i would like to warn you of the following.

The store is owned by Phillippe Cosyn from Moldova, someone who is known to scam and has previously done so under the name RCMOLD-STORE.COM. (https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?1680460-RCMOLD-store)

He now operates under nemorc.com.



After transferring funds to him he…

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Autonomous 60KM flight of the DeltaQuad VTOL

Posted on December 5, 2016 at 1:00pm 7 Comments

We are currently on the 5th prototype of the DeltaQuad VTOL and today we have put it through its paces with a 60KM autonomous flight. Over at DronesLab we have been working on this machine for more than a year and are in the final stages before releasing it to market. Above is a sneak preview.

The 60KM flight was planned after settling on…

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DronesLab DeltaQuad prototype at PX4 headquarters in Zurich

Posted on July 21, 2016 at 7:00am 3 Comments

The second prototype of the DeltaQuad was given to the PX4 team at ETH in Zurich. The DeltaQuad is a VTOL flying wing based on the Skywalker X8. It is currently under development at…

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At 6:12pm on April 13, 2016, opiq said…

Hi..

I am interested in VTOL setup, I am a newbie....

How to create additional flight modes for Quadplane in Pixhawk..could you give me some reference?

Thanks in advance

opiq

At 11:33pm on April 13, 2016, sander said…
Hi,

Have a look at http://px4.io/docs/quadranger-vtol/ that is a build i did that explains everything and allows you to replicate

-sander

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