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Male


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Mostly flying in Auto Mode. This meshes with my interest in autonomous robotics. If it ain't autonomous, it ain't a robot (IMO)


Hometown:

Castro Valley


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Dave Coleman replied to Jack Cosmos's discussion Low Profile Camera Car; Concept & Advice Request
"If I were to put together such a rover, I'd use a small tracked tank platform (3" high), mount an FPV camera on a servo so you can see to steer and swing up to see panel numbers, and use RC to drive and control camera."
May 28
Dave Coleman replied to Steven G's discussion Mission Planning with multiple altitudes
"I believe I've answered my own question.  I recreated the symptoms, where it fails to come back up to the correct altitude after going down to a lower altitude.  I had the parameter WPNAV_RFND_USE set to 1 (enabled).  Changed it to 0 and all is well…"
Sep 14, 2018
Dave Coleman replied to Steven G's discussion Mission Planning with multiple altitudes
"Just had an experience (crash) that bears on this discussion.  It was an Auto Mode mission starting from my backyard, going up to 40m to avoid some low hills, flying out to a lake which is about 65m lower than my yard, dropping to 15m for a Loiter c…"
Aug 20, 2018