Ioan Ghip
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First crash with 3.0.1. I was in Loiter and the quad just dropped.

Started this discussion. Last reply by RickP Sep 11, 2013. 1 Reply

I crashed. First crash with 3.0.1. The quad was flying nicely in loiter... and then just fell off the sky. I looked into the logs and I can't see anything wrong. Can someone else take a look please?…Continue

320*240 for FPV goggles too small?

Started this discussion. Last reply by CyberCrash Jul 20, 2013. 1 Reply

I was looking at this product:http://www.adafruit.com/products/1452$110. Would those goggles be enough for FPV or should I just save some more…Continue

MediaTek GPS owners, please help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas J Coyle III Jul 12, 2013. 5 Replies

Can any of you look if there are some marking on any of those components (the ones in the red rectangle)?I had a crash and they are missing:…Continue

Guide on how to connect the "3DR uBlox GPS with Compass Kit" to APM 2.5?

Started this discussion. Last reply by mP1 Aug 11, 2013. 8 Replies

I can't find it, can someone point me in the right direction?Thanks.Continue

 

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DG commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Man sized *copter
"More like a flying limb chopper, and I don't mean trees. And the battery pack......a portable fire bomb. Pretty neat just the same."
17 hours ago
Christoph Albiez commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Man sized *copter
"Here some further…"
23 hours ago
Jack Crossfire commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Man sized *copter
"The lack of any other documentation besides a blurry video & the small size compared to previous multicopters make it unlikely. But Guinness did make the video & Canadians are more honest."
yesterday
jackson commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Man sized *copter
"For longer flying distance he should be naked not mention to wear the heavy skis."
yesterday
jackson commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Man sized *copter
"Most likely the backpack he wore is hanged by a helicopter."
yesterday
R. D. Starwalt commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Man sized *copter
"Still skeptical. I see a camera mounted. Large motors - would have to be for the payload. The batteries would have to be 4S to 6S. I see semi-hoops on the bottom, ostensibly to keep the props from ground strikes but.. again my question of the launch…"
yesterday
Gary McCray commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Man sized *copter
"I don't think it was faked and he was well above ground effect for a copter that small. He'd have had to be within 2 or 3 feet of the surface for ground effect to have helped at all. The spray is from the copters thrust and turbulence…"
yesterday
Joe Renteria commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Man sized *copter
"Starwalt, as a "hover board" I think they get to legally use ground effect, and I would in fact expect it."
yesterday
R. D. Starwalt commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Man sized *copter
"Hmmm... reminds me of the human powered flight video from a few years ago... just saying. If the payload weighed 150 pounds, and he had 8 props... he would need in excess of 20 pounds of thrust per motor-prop. That is an OK expectation from…"
Saturday
Andrew Rabbitt commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Man sized *copter
"He needs to carry some fireworks for the full effect!"
Saturday
John Dennings commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Man sized *copter
"Very cool. Gary, didn't see from the video, but blade guards can be used ... Wire frame or the like, same as used in large fans or over propeller in powerered paragliders."
Saturday
wbal57 commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Man sized *copter
"So by weight is this then an ultralight? "
Saturday
Gary McCray commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Man sized *copter
"I'll bet those boots are very firmly attached to that platform. Talk about flying lawnmower, more like flying log chipper. When I watch some young kid flying between cars on his rice rocket on the freeway, I figure he knows just what his life…"
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Marc Cretten replied to Ioan Ghip's discussion Wikipad would make a great ground station...
"Anymore news on this?"
Apr 9
Jun Yamog commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post HK Pilot32 (Pixhawk clone)
"I use a pilot32. Some people have been posting here. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2219899"
Jan 21

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Man sized *copter

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 12:42pm 13 Comments

Some guy shot a quadcopter out of the sky..... with a shotgun

Posted on October 2, 2014 at 10:30am 21 Comments

"What you're looking at, above, is what it looks like when a drone gets shotgunned out of the air. It doesn't blow up. It doesn't split into a bunch of different pieces. It's pierced just enough so it can't fly anymore, probably ever again.…

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HK Pilot32 (Pixhawk clone)

Posted on August 5, 2014 at 1:17pm 32 Comments

"The HK Pilot32 is the next step in FC hardware with its powerful ST micro 32bit ARM Cortex core and massive I/O support. The HK Pilot32 is one of the most advanced autopilot systems available with support for almost any type of vehicle from a moon rover or a multirotor aircraft, even a submarine! Designed by the PX4 open-hardware project, it is supported by a number…

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