If there is anything I look forward to more than updates from Darpa, its updates from Boston Dynamics. They are really doing some pretty innovative things in the way of robotics there, and yet here is another example. My arducopter is jealous.
Just thought I would share my Arducopter mode setup on my new Futaba T8J, as this can be a bit of a headache for newcomers. The new T8J radio is my new favorite transmitter. It offers a lot of features that was only offered on the 8FG, but at a fraction of the price. It doesn't utilize FASST, rather S-FHSS. With the…Continue
It has been some time since my last blog post. I have kept myself busy with work and projects. For the last couple of years I have been working on trying to develop an airframe that combines aesthetics with functionality. Some may remember some of my previous blog posts where I presented my attempts this.
I have never been satisfied with most of the kits offered through other retailers. They all seem to incorporate the same parts and means of…Continue
I was pilfering through ebay for some good deals on camera gimbals and I stumbled upon a store called gadgetinfinite. They are selling several 3DR clones on their site. I also noticed another one called game-jmt that is selling 3DR radios. It seems there is an endless cycle of clones coming from China with no end in site.…Continue
Just finished building an almost production quality heavy lift foldable Y6 frame. Bare frame without electronics and motor mounts is 327.4g. All frame parts are cnc machined. The motor mounts are molded out of light weight fiberglass reinforced plastic (rear mount), and light weight graphite reinforced…Continue
I started a blog post some time back for a pre-production prototype we have been working on called the Quattor-bit. We have made a bit of changes after some suggestions, so we deleted the old blog and decided to start fresh with a new one. We originally wanted to call it the Quattro-bit, but thought we might…Continue