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Have been into remote car racing for a while and flew trainer type planes years ago, have started building a quad with camera hope to automate it


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Bob commented on Charles Blouin's blog post Transport Canada to investigate ''Roman Candle Attack''
"They where flying a quad and shooting roman candles at themselves so what, they are having fun and not hurting anyone else"
May 24, 2015
Bob posted a discussion
Are there any plans to add support for a bicopter configuration such as (Avitar type).Apparently you can use a KK board to fly one manually,But it would be great if the code could support the configuration so we can fly auto missions etc.
Feb 19, 2015
Bob posted a blog post
http://www.dronethusiast.com/sunk-dji-phantom-found/We have heard about the news of a Phantom 2 and GoPro found after spending a year at the bottom of the Ocean in California. At that point in time, the diver, John La Grange of Solana Beach who foun…
Nov 16, 2014
Bob posted a blog post
by Eddie Krassenstein · August 17, 2014The body of DeRosa’s first hexacopter (source: Plasticity Productions)When 3D printing pens burst onto the scene about a year and a half ago, many people saw the technology as no more than a glamorized hot glue…
Aug 19, 2014
Bob posted a discussion
I am wanting to install the Hil firmware on to a pixhawk to do some simulations in xplane but keep getting upload errors.Works fine on APM.Is this possible to do with a pixhawk?
Aug 13, 2014
Bob replied to Oliver Buhn's discussion GPS format of mission planner
"I would like to know this also ,Is it possible to display the gps in mission planner in Degree's ,minutes ,seconds"
Aug 11, 2014
Bob replied to Bob's discussion Setting up multiple failsafes
"Thanks both for the help ,got it working ,I had to disable the fail-safe setup in the rc receiver as when I turned the rc transmitter off it would always hold auto mode."
Aug 7, 2014
Bob replied to Bob's discussion Setting up multiple failsafes
"Could not find anything there on how to setup a separate failsafe for manual mode.
Both the short fail-safe and long fail-safe modes only control Auto,guided and loiter mode unless i am missing something "
Aug 7, 2014
Bob replied to Bob's discussion Xplane simulation does not work on newer firmwares
"mission planer stays in initialising in the latest firmwares and does not change."
Aug 6, 2014
Bob posted discussions
Aug 6, 2014
Bob posted a blog post
http://www.examiner.com/article/amateur-drone-pilot-finds-man-missi... Guillermo DeVenecia went missing last Wednesday, police and searchers were dispatched to find the 82-year-old man, who suffers from dementia a…
Jul 23, 2014
Bob replied to Bob's discussion APM Pitch slow to respond
"Yet still can not figure out why only the pitch axis is very slow to respond to movement"
Jul 13, 2014
Bob replied to Bob's discussion APM Pitch slow to respond
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Jul 11, 2014
Bob replied to Bob's discussion APM Pitch slow to respond
"yes have gone right through the setup process a number of time yet makes no difference. "
Jul 11, 2014
Bob posted a discussion
Just wondering if anyone can help me out my 3dr apm is very slow to respond to changes in pitch as can be seen in this video   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HusPjTvl970, roll and yaw are fine and respond instantly but there is a massive delay with…
Jul 11, 2014
Bob commented on CrashingDutchman's blog post Pixhawk on DealExtreme
"Well considering we have been waiting for over two months for a couple of pixhawks from 3dr we would of been far better off waiting for the so called slow boat from china. Basically has ruined our chance of getting Dev 3 done for the outback challen…"
Jul 8, 2014
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