james sowell
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  • Milton, FL
  • United States

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james sowell commented on james sowell's group X8
Apr 19
james sowell commented on Andrew Tridgell's blog post Building, flying and crashing a large QuadPlane
"sorry about your plane and thanks for all your work wouldn't  it lighten the load on the quad if the plane was in heading hold stab set into the wind again thanks ; )"
Feb 25
james sowell replied to DirtCreature's discussion WTB Iris+ or PixHawk (real 3DR) based Quad w/ Radio
Feb 11
james sowell replied to Dan Jacob's discussion Adding a horizontal motor/prop to drive a quad in the group ArduCopter User Group
Feb 3
james sowell commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post Organic Vegan Quad Copter Drone
"well if you crash it you can have a salad for lunch ; )"
Jan 22
james sowell commented on Justin Martin's group Li-Ion, Experience, Design, and Theory.
Jan 13
james sowell commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Quickie review of the XPlusOne VTOL aircraft (tl;dr avoid for now)
"glad ur mad about it should b the challenge of 2016 2 crack ta code ; )"
Jan 2
james sowell commented on Markus Oswald's group VTOL
Nov 16, 2015
james sowell commented on Benoît Courty's blog post DIY Mimic - Or how to have fun with IMU and Arduino on ground
"now that's DIY love it"
Oct 7, 2015
james sowell replied to FerrosonicFPV's discussion Florida Drone Flyers Clubs - Tampa in the group ArduCopter User Group
"http://fpvlab.com/forums/showthread.php?17507-Central-Florida-FPV they r a little squirrley but a good group of guys"
Aug 31, 2015
Gregg commented on james sowell's group X8
"https://youtu.be/y2pmUHo0cVI Here is a video proving that the gopro cam does get charged from the x8"
Jul 13, 2015
Gregg commented on james sowell's group X8
"Okay  here is my problem. I have attached 2 different go pro cameras to my 3dr x8 and plugging in the little usb cable that sends video signal thru the 3dr flight view fpv setup. I noticed that the go cameras show that they are being charged…"
Jul 13, 2015

Thomas J Coyle III commented on james sowell's group X8
"@Hans, Thanks for the tip. I will definitely keep it in mind:-) Regards, TCIII AVD"
Jun 6, 2015
Hans Miller commented on james sowell's group X8
"It does need quite a bit of elevon deflection. More so than other flying wings. Ah well, back to the drawing board..... "
Jun 1, 2015

Thomas J Coyle III commented on james sowell's group X8
"@james, It wasn't me, but some unfortunate individual on RCGroups. I believe that he did not checkout his aileron performance on the ground to see if it was correct prior to his maiden flight. Regards, TCIII AVD "
Jun 1, 2015
james sowell commented on james sowell's group X8
"what did u do wrong ?"
Jun 1, 2015

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building a X8
milton fla

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At 6:10pm on September 4, 2012, Tim McPherson said…

Hi James,

Thanks for extending your friendship.

 I've just finished my X8 with APM2.5, 3DR Telemetry and minimOSD. I've only tested the X8 in manual flight before installing the APM. I'm enjoying the experience and look forward to do some testing on my newest bird.

Thanks again,


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