About

Location

Whirl wind land


About Me:

Flying scale models, 3D aerobatic flight and FPV/UAV built as hobby. Like to build DIY stuff and some 3D designs related to R/C models. Enjoy working on open source Arduino based FC: APM 2.5/2.6, Multiwii/Multinano and anything small pint size boards.


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I like to sit inside scale model planes cockpit and fly. Usually i like a smaller size unmanned platform below 1 meter wingpan weighted lightweight below 700gram and super lightweight multirotor that floats for everything that flies because its challenging and safer. My aim is build the smallest possible platform using existing and cheaper technology for everyone to enjoy. Sharing is caring. Visit http://www.supermotoxl.com for my scale FPV setup and other R/C interest.


Hometown:

The tropical island of the wind.


Activity Feed

David L. replied to Joel McCoy's discussion Building a Drone from scratch
"Yes you can use any mAh size as long your voltage is on the correct level as long you know its weight limitation.  You can use bigger and heavy battery but you'll have to be creative enough to shed some weight of the multirotor frame. Joel McCoy sa…"
Aug 7, 2019
David L. replied to Joel McCoy's discussion Building a Drone from scratch
"No worries, glad to help. ;)
As per-question and previously mentioned NAZA-M makes it easier for user to build and setup without major programming work.  Eg:  You can  buy NAZA additional hardware to have those head's up display (On Screen Display =…"
Jun 18, 2019
David L. replied to Joel McCoy's discussion Building a Drone from scratch
"I have both 3DR APM/Arducopter and NAZA M on 450 and 350 size quadcopter.  Based on my experience if you wanted something easy and less time to setup without too much programming to make it fly the NAZA M is the best.  But if you wanted extended fea…"
Jun 16, 2019
David L. replied to Antonio Junior's discussion Building vs Purschasing drone?
"Out of box DJI Phantom 3 advance/professional always comes with camera ready for 3D mapping solution.  So you don't have to worry much.  Which is why theres lots of drone company out there growing out nowhere with less required tech knowledge."
Aug 2, 2017
David L. replied to Antonio Junior's discussion Building vs Purschasing drone?
"If you don't have enough money to spend time, expertise and labour to build it then better buy a drone and concentrate making profit than lost of time.

My friend immediately started his own company with zero knowledge building drone nor any skill f…"
Aug 1, 2017
David L. replied to Diven Parker's discussion Build or Buy
"I've been building lots of drones from various platform fpr many years but one thing i learned when it comes to multirotor better just buy it in complete package because its easy to acquire spare parts, community support, they already perfectly tune…"
Mar 17, 2017
David L. replied to Kalo's discussion Why syma X5 quadcopters use gear wheel to rotate propeller?
"I still have the V929 ladybug quad from year 2012 converted to FPV drone that uses the gearing spur to spin the prop, still running well after many year till today without any problem with no sign of wear and tear.  They can fly about 10~12 minutes…"
Mar 17, 2017
David L. replied to Phillip's discussion Parrot Disco fly away
"Maybe this community forum can help you out:  https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2728773-Official-Par..."
Mar 10, 2017
David L. replied to Nicholas Matias's discussion Nasty Crash due to GoPro Wifi Interference ?
"Sound more like "brown out" issues.  Did you setup 'failsafe' should the receiver lost connection because if you did the plane should be able to RTH to base and loiter.  "Brown Out" condition happens when not enough current supplied to the receiver…"
Mar 9, 2017
David L. commented on David L.'s blog post Rise of budget home build long range open source micro UAV
"Thanks guys, yeah Pixracer will be my next goal for ultra micro fix wing project soon. :)"
Jan 13, 2017
David L. commented on David L.'s blog post Rise of budget home build long range open source micro UAV
"Oh btw i run on old mission planner on Windows that last works on V3.4.code."
Dec 29, 2016
David L. commented on David L.'s blog post Rise of budget home build long range open source micro UAV
"Thanks Hein, I did try upload latest Arduplane code but came out an error due to incompatible  with Mini Pro.  However to my surprise some other people in Rcgroups.com forum did manage to run beyond V3.4 arduplane code on Mini Pro.  I don't dare to…"
Dec 29, 2016
David L. commented on David L.'s blog post Rise of budget home build long range open source micro UAV
"Thanks, still have more project to go and waiting for flight permit for more longer distance flight.  Everyone in the community trying their best to build efficient and cheaper UAV and longer range capability.   We're going under 250gram soon as sin…"
Dec 25, 2016
David L. posted a blog post
Hey i'm back, some good news!  After many years of community development, searching and building most efficient UAV for eco mission with less money to spent finally months of testing and much witnessed by our FPV and UAV community a new era of super…
Dec 23, 2016
David L. replied to andi azhar's discussion can i build a quadcopter with this spec.
"The rotor combo is going to spin to slow to compensate PID effect on small frame."
Dec 3, 2016
David L. replied to Dronez's discussion 6-7 Hour Flight time over ocean - some questions
"6~7 hours flight time possible if the plane returned back to your boat or base for refuel/battery change and fly again for 6~7 cycle.  Wouldn't that be more feasible."
Nov 1, 2016
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