Ioan Ghip
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After 2 min in Loiter, the quad just tried to fly away.

Started Jan 31 0 Replies

Please, can someone help me and look in the logs and tell me what happen?I see "ERR GPS-2" and "ERR GPS0", but what does it mean?Thanks.Continue

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

Very disappointed with 3DR

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ioan Ghip Aug 13, 2013. 2 Replies

More than a month ago, on July 8th 2013, I placed an order for the new 3DR uBlox GPS with Compass Kit, which is supposed to come with an enclosure for the GPS:…Continue

 

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Quadzimodo commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post OK Go - I Won't Let You Down - filmed by octocopter
"This is just incredible!"
8 hours ago
Darrell Burkey commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post OK Go - I Won't Let You Down - filmed by octocopter
"I'm torn by how incredible the results are vs how unsafe it would be to do such a thing. You'd never get permission to do such a shoot in Australia. How could you possibly come up with a safety justification to hover over groups of people…"
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Felix Meissner commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post OK Go - I Won't Let You Down - filmed by octocopter
"wow"
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Michael Clapp commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Some guy shot a quadcopter out of the sky..... with a shotgun
"Remember too that manned aircraft have rules about proximity to people, vehicles, and structures unless landing or taking off. Doing as close as the drones cited is asking for a "careless and reckless" violation and suspension of your…"
Oct 6
johnkowalsky commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Some guy shot a quadcopter out of the sky..... with a shotgun
"Personally I can understate those who oppose drones. You don't normally see real full size piloted planes and helicopters fly/hover 3-10 feet above someone's property. If you saw a guy flying in your backyard 3 feet above the ground…"
Oct 4
Michael Clapp commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Some guy shot a quadcopter out of the sky..... with a shotgun
"Last time I checked Canadians hunt too, have shotguns, and have their own share of the mentally challenged. Feel free to stay away. It will make it less crowded for the rest of us. And just to clarify, it's not buckshot which is much larger…"
Oct 3
Patrick Duffy commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Some guy shot a quadcopter out of the sky..... with a shotgun
"@ Quadzmodo, true at this point in time, the 'bubble' is still in tact, but there are many forces trying to pop it. I can't help sounding off though when I heard anti-freedom rhetoric. When the FFA moved to ban FPV, I went ballistic,…"
Oct 3
Quadzimodo commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Some guy shot a quadcopter out of the sky..... with a shotgun
"I agree with the man from Texas! Patrick, you are absolutely right mate. Big government have taken away this bloke's God given right to indiscriminately blow things out of the sky. And on his own property no less.  Just makes ya blood…"
Oct 3
Patrick Duffy commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Some guy shot a quadcopter out of the sky..... with a shotgun
"Stew, you should get flamed. I am a drone pilot, and a gun owner. Both involve FREEDOM. If you think a big government that can take away your guns won't also take away your ability to fly a UAV, think again. We are already experiencing an…"
Oct 3
Jonathan Hair commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Some guy shot a quadcopter out of the sky..... with a shotgun
"The scariest thing is that the media has people so scared about our evil drones that they actually feel like they have an obligation to society to physically stop the aircraft or pilot. This guy probably thought he was a hero for running that drone…"
Oct 3

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Gary Mortimer commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Some guy shot a quadcopter out of the sky..... with a shotgun
"Don't forget this was not the first time this has happened http://www.suasnews.com/2012/11/19754/activists-release-video-of-latest-drone-shoot-down/ I don't think I would be wanting to be moving in next to this chap though."
Oct 2
Erman Ozen commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Some guy shot a quadcopter out of the sky..... with a shotgun
"So while reading the press release, it sounds like the drone was over someone else's property related to the drones owner and the shotgun wielding genius of a restaurant waiter was in fact just a irresponsible moron. Hope he gets the maximum 20…"
Oct 2
Scott Powell commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Some guy shot a quadcopter out of the sky..... with a shotgun
"Have to agree about the crazy gun culture in the US. Here in Australia, there was a tragic murder spree in Port Arthur, with 35 people gunned down. The gov acted quickly, and only a few months later a 'Gun buy-back' scheme started, where…"
Oct 2
Harry commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Some guy shot a quadcopter out of the sky..... with a shotgun
"That's about how Tony Soprano would have handled it, but he would have shot the operator before he could call the cops.  Then he would have Paulie and his nephew drive the body out into the pine barrens.  Case closed.  Works…"
Oct 2
Brian Veenker commented on Ioan Ghip's blog post Some guy shot a quadcopter out of the sky..... with a shotgun
"@stew Please read the article. The person in question is being prosecuted for violating the gun laws you seem to believe we don't have."
Oct 2

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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 29 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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