About

Gender

Male


Location

Limassol


About Me:

Semi Retired Aerial Photographer and Pilot


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I am developing a flying camera mount as opposed to a multi-rotor craft that has a mount attached. I also make five axis camera mounts for full size aircraft.


Hometown:

London


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Denny Rowland replied to Shawn McCracken's discussion Sony RX100iii as aerial mapping camera
"Walkera make one for the Mk11 version but it needs to be modified to get the balance correct. Can be controlled with a device from LittlesmartThings.
Walkera have a very annoying habit of loctiteing everything so the heads of the small screws beak w…"
May 4, 2015
Denny Rowland posted a discussion
I had a few emails from some people in the past who had tried my yaw vane idea and were not having too much success with it. Here is the reason why it may not have worked for you. The yaw vane should be considered as a motor torque amplifier rather…
Apr 9, 2015
Denny Rowland replied to Denny Rowland's discussion New developments
"Stuff that works is often a rarity in this technology minefield which has made the impossible possible, but it does not normally come without some form of problem. It is great to see a company that makes totally sure that the product is fit for purp…"
Mar 3, 2015
Denny Rowland posted a discussion
The new kid on the block to take up a serious challenge to the sales dominance of DJI is Align.We know they have some years of experience and also serious resources in Taiwan and their entry with the M480 and the M690 is more than just another copy…
Mar 3, 2015
Denny Rowland replied to ThatJoshGuy's discussion Pixhawk BAD ACCEL HEALTH APM 3.2 - collecting data
"I have one here that requires a compass calibration every time it boots up...."
Feb 19, 2015
Denny Rowland replied to ThatJoshGuy's discussion Pixhawk BAD ACCEL HEALTH APM 3.2 - collecting data
"Not to mention the damage and the time waisted. All things considered why do we punish ourselves when one only needs to buy a DJI Product that works every time. I always end up comparing against this benchmark. After all these years we still have th…"
Feb 19, 2015
Denny Rowland replied to Shawn McCracken's discussion Sony RX100iii as aerial mapping camera
"I have to say that the image quality from the RX100 111 is excellent I think to make a mapping camera one needs to shoot a target grid and then create a specific lens profile to correct for linear distortion at a set zoom setting. "
Feb 17, 2015
Denny Rowland replied to ThatJoshGuy's discussion Pixhawk BAD ACCEL HEALTH APM 3.2 - collecting data
"I say that I am no expert in this field, but for what it's worth. Walkera insist on using two battery connectors, with the neg. connected first and then the positive. The reverse for disconnection. Some healthy Cap. sparks to be seen...."
Feb 17, 2015
Denny Rowland replied to ThatJoshGuy's discussion Pixhawk BAD ACCEL HEALTH APM 3.2 - collecting data
"I have been having the same problem, could this be anything to do with a faulty batch of Pixhawks that was mentioned somewhere else?"
Feb 12, 2015
Denny Rowland replied to Denny Rowland's discussion A commercial opportunity for sophisticated stand alone Drone RF/GPS analysis unit.
"It looks like Walkera are upping the anti
 http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-cl=84503534&x-yt-ts=1...
Glosnass is here already...."
Jan 26, 2015
Denny Rowland posted a discussion
I have been seeing a lot of radio interference recently on my spectrum analyser. Operating in and around a commercial port with a highly sensitive military base close by is probably asking for trouble. I was operating in the Limassol Marina and Comm…
Jan 21, 2015
Denny Rowland commented on Randy's blog post ArduCopter 3.2 Released
"The 3DR export policy has changed my outlook towards Pixhawk. Having got it working nicely in a X8, a Hexa and now thanks to Ray Gamaro 's help in one of my TDR S/R helis. I find that I can no longer buy a pixhawk and ship it to Cyprus. As I only ha…"
Jan 12, 2015
Denny Rowland commented on Randy's blog post ArduCopter 3.2 Released
"I had a strange experience today, after engaging loiter the model took up a rock solid hold in the sky as usual, but then after a couple of mins. It started to run what seemed to be Autotune. I went back into Althold and it went back to normal, then…"
Dec 7, 2014
Denny Rowland posted a discussion
Hi GuysMost of us who are creating or using drone technology are into photography. Some of us make a living from it and lets face it we are all fairly passionate about our preferred brand of equipment. It does not take a great deal of expertise to r…
Dec 4, 2014
Denny Rowland commented on Randy's blog post ArduCopter 3.2 Released
"Many Thanks for Leonard that is the exact answer that I was looking for. Well Done. And yes I did hit it with Autotune and also got a slight improvement after some further tweaking. Now I am ready to attach some different camera systems bearing in m…"
Dec 2, 2014
Denny Rowland commented on Randy's blog post ArduCopter 3.2 Released
"Would I be right in saying that the IMAX values are the max values that manual tuning via a channel knob could impart to the tuning?"
Dec 2, 2014
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