I thought it was about time to start a U.K group, mainly due to the time difference between us and USA, so members can discuss their issues here and hopefully get the help they require sooner? Also it possible there is someone living not far away from yourself that you could swap ideas with and get first hand help and advice with your project.

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  • 1 hr Endurance, 3-5 amp battery, 400g payload, camera gimbal, FPV, Low vibration, crash survivable, Helium recovery and storage after each day of use
    All for <£1000 
    welcome to the LED - Long Endurance Dronehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMPtHGWouNQ
    Brushless gimbal - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sqCBWNohug
    Servo gimbal and MFD controller - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3glE5syuCI
    Over snow - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joLNCG17uPU

  • HI I am looking for freelance/qualified drone pilots for a new drone school being set up in London, please get in contact with me 0844 209 2626

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  • Any freelance qualified uav operators with transport and own equipment please contact me with rates. Urgently required, work in London and around m25. Thanks
  • If anyone's looking for a really well built X8 in the UK, I'm selling. £745, ready to fly with the addition of a receiver. Have a look here3691157054?profile=original

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  • Thanks' Keith.

    I guess the main aim is just to see if we can get all this technology to work together for data collection in our work which is costal sea defence, to create DEM's GeoTiffs to monitor salt marsh erosion,etc.. And of course it's bloody good fun.:)    

  • Hi Jim, I have watched the video and can now see the APM at 90 degrees :-). Its all so new to me that I think I will keep it facing forward so that I don't stretch my skills to much. What is your aim for the mapping camera? The photo looks great by the way.

  • I have mounted the APM at 90 as it fits nicely and is easy to get to the usb plug if needed, also that is how it is mounted in Flight Riots excellent video. I have used a Canon s100 with CHDK It's a very good small camera and has GPS for easy Geo Ref.3692867877?profile=originalHere is an example of the images from the s100 captured from my MK quad. I'm hoping to capture a much bigger area with the penguin.

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A Newbie Question

Hello there,Have waited a long time to finally dive into DIY drone construction, but after a few years I wanted to jump into something that I love, but have only experienced through other people.I'm willing to spend sometime and money to do this right, buying parts instead of one ready to go kit; but of course I would like advice.I don't want to get into something too involved too early, as I think caution and going slow to get to grips is probably the best way with these things.Found this…

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UK Newbie

Hi all,I am Jason - 42 years old in the Midlands UK.I have been a recreational quad flyer for just over a year - using a flywheel f450 with a go pro - no fpv set up yet.I run my own specialised cleaning business and have done for 10 years but i would like to become CAA certified and i am just about to book the course. I would like to then get a better set up and then slowly start doing some commercial work, probably free at first to build a portfolio before setting about trying to make a career…

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