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Gumstix with APM

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wolfgang.90 commented on ionut's blog post Improving GPS accuracy
"ok.. here's how I did it.... not sure how you can.. I would need more details. First I had a laptop and a gps unit on the ground, and one in the uav. Both units were Eclipse P320 GNSS OEM Modules by Hemisphere GPS. Both antennas were…"
Oct 13, 2014
Arnaldo Santos commented on ionut's blog post Improving GPS accuracy
"Is there a easy way? Like post processing the ardupilot log gps data with the static gps module file recorded by rtklib at the same time of the flight"
Oct 13, 2014
wolfgang.90 commented on ionut's blog post Improving GPS accuracy
"I had this running on a linux gumstix. The UAV gps data was no different than a trebile... it was just a serial input stream, that you could route to rtklib. ("
Oct 3, 2014
Arnaldo Santos commented on ionut's blog post Improving GPS accuracy
"Did anyone figure out how to convert the UAV gps data to use on RTKLIB? "
Oct 3, 2014
Mike Trieu commented on ionut's blog post Improving GPS accuracy
"wolfgang.90 Seems like even the CORS servers would need to be fused with an IMU because the quickest sampling time they've got is 1 second. A lot can happen to a fast moving drone in 1000ms ;)"
Feb 17, 2014
ionut commented on Jeff Vyduna's blog post Tragic RC Helicopter Death in Brooklyn Park
"Maybe is time for quad makers to sell some blade protections as well."
Sep 6, 2013
ionut commented on u4eake's blog post Crossing the English Channel (France-England) and back autonomously
"Can you provide some details regarding what motor and batteries you used?"
Jul 25, 2013
ionut commented on Hex Air Robot's blog post Hex demostrated in San Francisco
"If you remove the plastic frame you can rename it AXE :)"
May 22, 2013

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Smallest Formula 1 Car model in the world

Posted on March 23, 2013 at 12:16pm 5 Comments

The length of the model car  is the smallest in the world is only 0285 mm, more or less the equivalent of a grain of sand.In order to achieve such a model of formula 1 car it took less than 4 minutes.. It was made ​​up of 100 microscopic layers, each consisting of 200 lines as…


Improving GPS accuracy

Posted on February 12, 2012 at 2:00pm 24 Comments

It seems there are methods to increase accuracy of the GPS location to cm using a reference station network.

Real Time Kinematic (RTK) satellite navigation  is a technique used in land survey and in …


Solar Ship sails the skies, schlepps supplies

Posted on October 23, 2011 at 1:44am 4 Comments

"By crossing airships with airplanes, Solar Ship is planning to build a craft that can carry heavy loads long distances with a tiny carbon footprint. Filled with helium, they soak up rays from the sun to provide the energy for forward motion and fulfill its original design challenge – carry 1,000 kilograms (2,205 lbs) of payload 1,000 kilometers (621.4 miles). The craft is heavier than air,…


Testing the quad

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 1:13am 8 Comments


Tired of cutting your fingers during the testing stage of your quad.


Then make some thin cardboard short propellers.Your fingers will thank…


Quad with variable pitch made with Trex600 parts

Posted on July 12, 2011 at 12:59pm 9 Comments

What do you think about making a variable pitch quad  with Trex 600 tail rotor assambly parts.


It's using a outrunner motor and a servo for each 70cm blade.


It's also for sale(around 400$)…


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At 10:25pm on July 15, 2008, Constantinescu said…
Dear Ionut,

I learned with pleasure about your participation to this site. I am on the same origine as you and I should be faithful to exchange some news with you. If you have a bit of time, please write me directly on
Yours sincerely,
PS I am very interested on the flexible PV cells.

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