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Aerospace Engineering Graduate from WVU. A real fixed-wing fanatic. Wish i could have been born as a bird. Systems Engineer in the DC area.


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Andrew Murphy commented on Utsav Chopra's blog post Medicine from the Sky – How FlytNow Can Power a Medical Delivery System Using Drones
"Hi there, you should update the photo at the top or your post. That nano talon couldn’t feasibly carry an object the size of that “medical bag.”"
Jun 4
Andrew Murphy commented on Haley Hu -'s blog post Tersus Oscar RTK base station
"@ d j, you said a $50 smartphone as an RTK GPS? Can you make that please to verify your statement is correct?"
Aug 16, 2019
Andrew Murphy replied to ParagonVtol's discussion Passenger drone –is it the next big thing?
"Double Hard Pass."
Aug 13, 2019
Andrew Murphy commented on ParagonVtol's blog post A flight of fancy – into the future
"Hard Pass."
Aug 6, 2019
Andrew Murphy replied to qrun's discussion Solar powered drone
"Hi there, just to be clear are you saying you want to build a solar powered quadcopter because it is less complex than a solar powered fixed wing aircraft because it only has to hover? And you want the solar powered quadcopter to stay aloft for…"
Jun 28, 2019
Andrew Murphy replied to LiftMore's discussion 3d Designer wanted - drone that lifts 200% more payload using new tech
"Is it a helicopter?"
Jan 24, 2019
Andrew Murphy commented on Eugene Pomazov's blog post StereoPi: preparing for the batch production
"Whoops wrong link, sorry about that.  I meant this version that connects to the full size pi CSI. 
https://www.adafruit.com/product/1937
 "
Jan 5, 2019
Andrew Murphy commented on Eugene Pomazov's blog post StereoPi: preparing for the batch production
"Would it be compatible with this type of camera?
https://www.adafruit.com/product/3508"
Jan 5, 2019
Andrew Murphy replied to Randy Jones's discussion Kite / foil for extending range
"This should be flight tested immediately."
Dec 19, 2018
Andrew Murphy replied to Harish's discussion IP camera
"Why not just use a Pi Camera? You can program it to use TCP/UDP/RTSP protocols and it costs 25-30 USD. "
May 23, 2018
Andrew Murphy commented on Nik's blog post New UAV design to advance commercial applications
"Ah I see, so if the body is tilted perpendicular to the ground you can still have all 8 motors oriented vertically. Well best of luck with the project, keep posting whenever you do some flights with a payload or something exciting. "
Apr 25, 2018
Andrew Murphy commented on Nik's blog post New UAV design to advance commercial applications
"This is reminiscent of the Voliro hexacopter from ETH Zurich.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sgd0i87r9-0

Does the Vectorrotor have the same range of motion or am I looking at it wrong and it's designed for a totally  different use case? "
Apr 25, 2018
Andrew Murphy replied to Rotorflyte's discussion My new coaxial copter project...Imperial Probe Droid
"I've got that motor set stashed somewhere at the bottom of a storage bin. Did you ever get any data from your tests you can plot?"
Feb 21, 2018
Andrew Murphy replied to David Ho's discussion [Big Talk] - To school or not to school in UAS
"I think a good rule of thumb is to steer clear of for-profit schools. Are there any community colleges in the area you're thinking of moving too? It could be a cheaper alternative and the credits can be transferable to a four year program if you…"
Dec 15, 2017
Andrew Murphy replied to peter's discussion DIY manned quad drone.
"It's feasible, would just take a lot of patience and time to design, build, then test that it's safe for human flight. There have been previous discussions about this topic. 
https://discuss.ardupilot.org/t/can-a-pixhawk-work-in-a-real-airpla..."
Oct 18, 2017
Andrew Murphy posted a discussion
I've been seeing this play on CNN's website all day. Was this a legal flight? I only see a TFR from ZHU for August 31st. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMMJnpvL7h4
Aug 27, 2017
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