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NASA simulation of quadcopter airflow

Started Jan 14 0 Replies

Very interesting CFD depiction of the airflow around a quadcopter.Sorry that they decided to use a DJI, but I suppose it is the most recognizable by the public at large.…Continue

Tags: simulation, NASA, CFD, flow, fluid

FAA registration task force final recommendations

Started Nov 23, 2015 0 Replies

The RTF (registration task force) ARC (aviation rule-making committee) has completed it's work.Their final recommendations are posted here:…Continue

new APM flavor released: APM Mini Pro

Started this discussion. Last reply by Antonio Gil Jan 10. 180 Replies

I just noticed this at the Chinese on-line retailer, ThanksBuyer.comThey are pricing the bundled versions attractively.  Obviously made to compete against the APM micro 3.1…Continue

Tags: Pro, Mini, APM

 

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Tony Kenward commented on Pepper Petersen's blog post Montana Drone ban could send drones into nosedive, opponents say
"I suppose you're right. 'Family value' laws, marijuana laws, anti-science legislation, placing the 10 Commandments (*levitical law*) in public areas. . . the US has the largest population locked up behind prison bars, both in number…"
Mar 12
Tony Kenward commented on Pepper Petersen's blog post Montana Drone ban could send drones into nosedive, opponents say
"Gary:It's in evidence, as seen from this story, that the Federal Gov't (FAA) wasn't the entity that was addressing "imaginary horrors of their own making", they are an entity that has to respond to concerns of all the…"
Mar 11
Tony Kenward commented on Matthew Rochford's blog post Safe Flying - Top 5 Insurance Tips for Drone Owners
"Gary / Ernst, thanks for the link for the safety vests.  Those are brilliant (*no pun intended?*).  I have been trying to find a cost-effective UAV fashion for some time, and those are just what I was imagining. Gary, although I agree that…"
Feb 4
Tony Kenward commented on AKRCGUY's blog post Top 10 Myth's & Misconceptions about FAA Part 107
"Federal over-reach, got it.  Yeah, that seems the fashionable boogie-man lately.  Boogie-woman?, hmmmm We cannot address all the boogie men in y'all's closet.  FAA vs. volunteer SAR was the question posed."
Jan 27
Tony Kenward commented on AKRCGUY's blog post Top 10 Myth's & Misconceptions about FAA Part 107
"My point:  a person could volunteer with a SAR effort within the US controlled airspace withOUT a 107.  That decision of whether he/she is walking a grid with a flashlight or participating in UAV operations is left to the PO that is in…"
Jan 27
Tony Kenward commented on AKRCGUY's blog post Top 10 Myth's & Misconceptions about FAA Part 107
"I concur with that assessment by the FAA SAR is not a 'hobby'.  Any lost person search effort should be coordinated by a public governmental entity tasked for that responsibility; i.e., fire dept, police dept, parks services.…"
Jan 27
Tony Kenward commented on AKRCGUY's blog post Top 10 Myth's & Misconceptions about FAA Part 107
"a "SAR hobbyist".   Hmmmmm. I am confused now.  Can you expound upon that a bit? . . ."
Jan 27
Tony Kenward commented on AKRCGUY's blog post Top 10 Myth's & Misconceptions about FAA Part 107
"Nikola / AKRCGUY . . .  as a "member of a 501(c)3 organization", are you able to operate under the requirements of a 'Public Aircraft Operation' ? See here for more guidance:…"
Jan 27
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NASA simulation of quadcopter airflow

Very interesting CFD depiction of the airflow around a quadcopter.Sorry that they decided to use a DJI, but I suppose it is the most recognizable by the public at large.https://www.slashgear.com/nasa-simulation-shows-slow-mo-airflow-around-a-dji-drone-13471920/See More
Jan 14
Antonio Gil replied to Tony Kenward's discussion new APM flavor released: APM Mini Pro
"I have been looking around for an answer and have tried a few things I found online with no luck.I am using a Frsky XSR in cppm mode with the Apm Pro and I can only get the first four channels working in the radio calibration.None of the switches…"
Jan 10
Luke replied to Tony Kenward's discussion new APM flavor released: APM Mini Pro
Jan 4
Valentin replied to Tony Kenward's discussion new APM flavor released: APM Mini Pro
"Hello everybody! I would like to use the stabilization provided by Mini Apm Pro for a servo gimbal. Which pins can I use? Which settings I have to do in Mission Planner? Thank you!"
Jan 4
Tony Kenward commented on Hugues's blog post A tiny FPV quad review : QX90 with modded electronics for FrSky compatibility
"Well, it all depends on how fast you fly and how often you're willing to replace motors.  These little brushless wonders are only good for 1 to 2 hours total.  If you push a 35C battery with a hotter motor, you're sure to puff…"
Jan 3
Tony Kenward commented on Hugues's blog post A tiny FPV quad review : QX90 with modded electronics for FrSky compatibility
"I recommend using high quality batteries like these from Turnigy:  https://hobbyking.com/en_us/graphene-750mah-1s-w-2pin-molex-connector.html Also, I like the separate receiver unit for FrSky.  I went with the long-antenna version here:…"
Jan 2
Tony Kenward commented on Hugues's blog post A tiny FPV quad review : QX90 with modded electronics for FrSky compatibility
Jan 1
Anton Horpynich replied to Tony Kenward's discussion Leddar One optical range-finder support coming to ArduPilot? in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Actually, I was limited in time to finish my previous work. But it's great if the problem is solved and even if somebody used any part of my work. Thank you for the support!"
Oct 12, 2016

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