City of Dumaguete

About Me:

Private Pilot & CEO of mineral exploration company.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Hope to build UAV capable of acquiring magnetic data.


Santa Cruz, California

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Bob Chaplin left a comment for Bob Chaplin
"Thanks, Please send to greenhawaii@.me.com"
May 31, 2017
Bob Chaplin replied to Dave Me's discussion Best Quadcopter Trainer for New Pilot in 2015
"Dave, I'd recommend first a simulator program. Get a decent transmitter like a Spectrum DX7s, a compatible dongle and try Phoenix RC5 or another sim program that has quads. As far as a trainer goes, I tried a Hubsan X4, it's around $65 on Amazon and…"
Jan 6, 2015
Bob Chaplin left a comment on Arducopter OctaQuad (X8) Owners
"Hi Doug, wonderful group you started. Your bird on the table looks great...unlike mine that is a stock DIY store purchase and without a canopy. Can you give me an idea of where you purchased your canopy? My intentions are not to fly in the rain, but…"
Dec 28, 2014
Bob Chaplin replied to Scott Penrose's discussion Extreme Conditions (cold and windy)
"Hi Scott,
Agreed, the X8 needs some form of water resistance. Anybody out there find a canopy that can be modified?

Dec 9, 2014
Bob Chaplin commented on Robert Gubala's blog post LiPo disaster
"Lots of questions...was it in a charging bag? Did the charger "over-boost" the lipo? Hopefully we'll hear more from Robert that will give us some insights. "
Aug 20, 2013
Bob Chaplin replied to johannes's discussion DIY gradiometer for a UAV/drone based geophysical survey system
"Hi Joe,
Have you had any luck since your post in April? Please email me if you'd like to discuss further,  sumpterdude@me.com
Bob Chaplin"
Jan 13, 2013
Bob Chaplin replied to Archit Shetty's discussion Altimeter Required
"Did you check out Laser Developer's forum post on Jan 9,2012? It's under Sensors & IMU's?"
Oct 28, 2012