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London Calling: UK Multi Rotor Pilots Needed in April

Started this discussion. Last reply by earthpatrol Apr 14, 2014. 3 Replies

UK multi rotor pilots needed the week of April 9-13, 2014. This is a general call for a project in the London area and we are looking for 5-10 pilots to fly multi rotors. A couple of requirements…Continue

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earthpatrol commented on unnamed idea's blog post Preparing Auto Missions Using Python
"@unamed_idea I am surprised that Mission Planner/APM relies on dronekit.io for scripting and doesn't have it's own internal state machine for scripting behavior. Beyond surprised. I just assumed it had it. I have all the scripting control…"
Jan 28
earthpatrol commented on unnamed idea's blog post Preparing Auto Missions Using Python
"Is this approach novel for APM/Mission Planner development? It's something that's inherent in PaparazziUAV architecture for at least a decade. Just curious. This seems like a first order feature that must exist already prior to this post?…"
Jan 27
earthpatrol commented on unnamed idea's blog post Preparing Auto Missions Using Python
"@unamed_idea now that you've built a command abstraction layer, you might consider participating in GSA1. It will be really easy using your python interface."
Jan 27
earthpatrol commented on unnamed idea's blog post Preparing Auto Missions Using Python
"@unamed_idea nice first post. Building scripting language interfaces on top of command protocols are a powerful feature for sure. You could abstract away the hardware/software protocols as well to fly a diverse set of aircraft. A simple command…"
Jan 27
earthpatrol commented on Kirill's blog post SmartAP 3.0 Pro Flight Controller
"@Krill If it's truly proprietary code, a simple source code audit by a 3rd party verification organization might help you defend that claim. There seems to be a lot of informed folks in this forum/thread questioning the "proprietary"…"
Jan 26
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T-5 Months and Counting to GSA1

What's GSA1? It's the first, of hopefully many, Global Synchronized Autonomy(GSA) events celebrating planetary technical solidarity. It's the opportunity to start/trigger your favorite autonomous systems using any time synchronized device. What are autonomous systems? They…See More
Jan 25
earthpatrol posted a blog post

Flying Robots Elevate Portland Winter Light Festival

Portland, Oregon is counting down to it's inaugural Winter Light Festival, Feb. 3-6, 2016, and HooperFly Flying Robots are in the mix. Located on the grounds of the…See More
Jan 20
earthpatrol commented on Thomas J Coyle III's blog post Route-planning software guides autonomous drones through cluttered spaces
"@HeliStorm only if it includes MoCap and IR. Same trick that Yuneec was using at CES. "Whatever you do, don't look behind the curtain." - The Great Wizard of Oz"
Jan 20
earthpatrol commented on Thomas J Coyle III's blog post Germans land UAV drone on roof of moving car
"Nice science. The idea of decoupled landing gear is a good one. Where were going, we don't need landing gear. :)"
Jan 19
earthpatrol commented on Daniel McKinnon's blog post Idiot's Guide to DroneKit Android: Reskinning Tower for Fun and Profit
"If this were something other than a 3DR aligned project, I can guarantee you the wrath of @chris_anderson would descend upon this thread. :)  You used terms like "hard coded UDP", as well as expect the user to understand Java, and the…"
Jan 19
earthpatrol commented on Thomas J Coyle III's blog post Bird-repelling drone imitates a real-life predator to clear property of unwelcome pests
"+1 @RC_Tech.se  add another one to the drone-hoodwink pile. :)"
Jan 18
earthpatrol commented on earthpatrol's blog post Global Synchronized Autonomy - Beyond Corporate Drones
"@Piotr Esden-Tempski good idea. Working on it. http://mapfling.com/qtkh3ew"
Jan 14
Piotr Esden-Tempski commented on earthpatrol's blog post Global Synchronized Autonomy - Beyond Corporate Drones
"@earthpatrol You should have a map on the loverobot page showing the participants! :)"
Jan 13
earthpatrol commented on earthpatrol's blog post Global Synchronized Autonomy - Beyond Corporate Drones
"Interest is growing. Commitments from folks in London, New York, Barcelona, Madrid, Berlin, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Stockholm, Delft, Toulouse, Portland, and growing...."
Jan 13
earthpatrol commented on Thorsten's blog post GPS positional accuracy III
"Nice work. Do you take into account weather related variances as well? Wind, PV=nRT type considerations? Or is it  a wash/normalized based on the sampling methodology? Keep up the good work and thanks for sharing."
Jan 13
earthpatrol commented on earthpatrol's blog post Global Synchronized Autonomy - Beyond Corporate Drones
"@Piotr Esden-Tempski cool. I've successfully tested a browser based countdown timer to launch autonomous aircraft. Working on a simple video to share on the project page. It's going to be fun."
Jan 12

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Interested in the design and development of UAV based systems.
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Interested in the design and development of UAV based systems. Currently focused on the development of HooperFly(tm), a flexible multi-rotor UAV platform that supports multiple motor configurations.
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Portland, OR

HooperFly Project

Exploring the use of hoops/rings as a basis for multi-rotor UAV platforms.

Here's a link to the HooperFly website: HooperFly.com

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T-5 Months and Counting to GSA1

Posted on January 25, 2016 at 1:48pm 0 Comments

What's GSA1? It's the first, of hopefully many, Global Synchronized Autonomy(GSA) events celebrating planetary technical solidarity. It's the opportunity to start/trigger your favorite autonomous systems using any time synchronized device. What are…

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Flying Robots Elevate Portland Winter Light Festival

Posted on January 20, 2016 at 7:36pm 0 Comments

Portland, Oregon is counting down to it's inaugural Winter Light Festival, Feb. 3-6, 2016, and HooperFly Flying Robots are in the mix. Located on the grounds of the…

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Global Synchronized Autonomy - Beyond Corporate Drones

Posted on January 12, 2016 at 3:18pm 5 Comments

In a show of global technical solidarity, on June 25th, 2016 at 1700 hours  00 seconds UTC(GMT for some of us old folks), the world's "Global Synchronized Autonomy" event will occur. What is Global Synchronized Autonomy? Well, it's about using all of our highly synchronized devices and…

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Flying Robot Commander(Part 2) and Paparazzi

Posted on January 6, 2016 at 1:32pm 0 Comments

In the continuing evolution of scalable, multi-UAV control surfaces, here's a few minutes demo of the Guidance Mode UI using the Flying Robot Commander in tandem with Paparazzi UAV. The same framework for building…

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