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Chris flyer flew...

Posted on October 23, 2010 at 11:10pm 0 Comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-fiV-e-jXs
The autopilot definitely needs some tuning.....but I'll get it..I let my friend fly it...and he plowed it into the ground...but luckily the awesomeness of the frame allowed me to duct tape it and fly more! Thanks for all of the help!

The Chris Flyer....about to fly....

Posted on October 22, 2010 at 10:22pm 3 Comments

Well its pretty late here (11:13), and all of the sudden, I REMEMBERED! The story goes something like this...it was probably about a good 3-4 years ago when I was a young'n ;) and I was bombarding Chris with questions. He was getting a little bit finicky but, alas, I had one more question. So I told him something to the effect of "If you answer this final question I'll name my airplane the Chris flyer." I gave my airplane its maiden flight the other day (the one I have been tinkering with for… Continue

3-D on the cheap!

Posted on May 1, 2009 at 7:30pm 4 Comments

While searching on my second favorite blog site, I stumbled upon a commercial 3-D printer for under.......$70,000? nope $30,000? wrong again! $3,000? WRONG! for under $1,000 the average Joe can now have his or her own 3-D printer! Unlike traditional 3-D printers which melt layer after layer of expensive nylon the CupCake CNC machine extrudes layers of HDPE or ABS plastic! The only negative I see out of this machine is the extrusions are about 1/2 of a… Continue

Prototype what?!?!?!?!?!?

Posted on March 13, 2009 at 3:49pm 2 Comments

I just recently got done watching "Prototype This!", they finished making a UAV that drops a life preserver within swimming distance of the victim! The victim wore a device that transmitted its location to a base station. This could be used as a valuable tracking device for police work because the UAV creates its own way points in order to follow and observe a suspect. The top programmers name is Joe Grand, his website is Grand Idea Studio (for those who are interested). If this is a double… Continue

ATTOPILOT website!

Posted on November 9, 2008 at 12:30am 5 Comments

I just did a quick search and found that there was no blog post on the (fairly) recent opening of the "A T T O P I L O T" website! So, just in case your interested here is the website. They haven't began selling them yet ): so your gonna have to book mark it or RSS it (if you can) for future updates!

P.S. The website was opened on October 1st 2008

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