Fairbanks, AK

About Me:

Mechanical Engineering Student at University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I work on unmanned aircraft projects for Poker Flat Research Range.


Fairbanks, Alaska

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Corey Upton replied to Jaco's discussion Thermal Camera - Aerial Mapping
"An issue you will likely run into is the automatic scaling of each image based on the temperature of objects in the image. As you move over objects with most IR cameras, everything including the background values change making stitching difficult. "
Aug 18, 2016
Corey Upton commented on UAS_Pilot's blog post NMSU and USDA performs UAS Flights in Las Cruces, NM
"How are you handling COAs in the NAS and what channels did you have to go through to get in restricted airspace?"
Apr 13, 2014
Corey Upton posted a discussion
Has anyone had issues orientating the board in certain vertical positions?I am trying to place the board with the front pointing up and the top of the board facing the right wing. pitch90 and pitch270 work fine as well as most of the states but…
Sep 9, 2013
Corey Upton posted a blog post
Gdocs download: http://goo.gl/ernZIhere's a XBee XTend solidworks assembly to add to your models. Has mates so the antenna rotates and pivots 90 degrees.follow link, click download in the upper left or Ctrl+sGdocs download: http://goo.gl/ernZICorey…
Mar 8, 2013
Corey Upton commented on Gisela & Joe Noci's blog post Optimizing Wing Aerofoil for UAV long range flight
"Do you have more pictures and info on your layup process?  Looks really good."
Dec 17, 2012
Corey Upton commented on Corey Upton's blog post Carbon Fiber Parts From A 3D Printed Mold And Point Cloud Data
"I printed the mold at .254mm layer thickness.  If i had done the fine at .178mm there would be less post processing work.  With more sanding and filling and it should turn out as smooth as any other mold. For mold strength, if I were making more…"
Dec 17, 2012
Corey Upton commented on Corey Upton's blog post Carbon Fiber Parts From A 3D Printed Mold And Point Cloud Data
"The ribs caused by the layers of the 3D printed part aren't big enough to transfer to the fabric, but do fill with epoxy. This made it harder to remove the part from the mold and made it necessary to sand the surface of the carbon part, hence the…"
Dec 17, 2012
Corey Upton commented on Corey Upton's blog post Carbon Fiber Parts From A 3D Printed Mold And Point Cloud Data
"This part will not be used. In tests, the apm worked just fine on the inside. I was looking for project ideas as it was the end of the semester and carbon fiber looks good in presentations. This project was only my proof of concept that well…"
Dec 9, 2012
Corey Upton posted a blog post
Poker Flat Research Range (PFRR), managed by University of Alaska Fairbanks is working on several unmanned aircraft project.  One of them is converting surplus Raven UASs to run on the APM 2.5 and equip them with an extended battery pack. The Ravens…
Dec 7, 2012
Corey Upton replied to Geir Engebakken's discussion Leds in 2.6 and camera roll trouble
"+1 for the camera jerk near center.  did you find a fix?"
Nov 30, 2012
Corey Upton posted a blog post
http://arcticuavs.blogspot.com/ As a senior at my high school we are required to complete a senior project prior to graduation. The project can be anything from building park benches to making improvements to the school but it must benefit the…
Mar 21, 2011
Corey Upton posted a discussion
I uploaded Ardupilot Mega 2.0-Beta Xplane HIL into my APM and ran it in xplane perfectly.  modes, rtl, auto, waypoints and altitude all worked.  but when i loaded Ardupilot Mega 2.0-Beta and flew it in the field loiter, rtl, and auto all did not…
Mar 17, 2011
Corey Upton replied to Corey Upton's discussion Xplane modes not working properly
"ok so I made this flight plan and sent it to the APM, then verified it by clicking "read EPROM".  the exact same plan came back into mission planner so im assuming that it loaded properly.  started CLI, and did what you said and those results are in…"
Mar 14, 2011
Corey Upton posted a discussion
Hi, I am running Ardupilot Mega v1.4 with the 2.0 beta firmware.  Have it running in Xplane simulator with manual mode and stabilization working fine but when i change it to loiter, RTL or Auto, the Mode box in the ArudpilotSim window is always set…
Mar 14, 2011
Corey Upton replied to Robb Smith's discussion Complete Oil Pan Gyro/Accel Failure???
"mine did this (similar elevator movement) when I used the dip switches.  then it went back to normal when i put all the switches down."
Mar 11, 2011