Petaluma, CA

About Me:

UAV Prototype Engineer at Terrafugia Inc. CoDesigner of the HIRO Action Sports Drone. CoFounder Game of Drones. Robotics developer and enthusiast. Artist, builder, maker.

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Land, Air, Sea and Space. Shredding the technological envelope to realize UAVs full potential benefits to best serve humanity.



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El7ias commented on sander's blog post DeltaQuad VTOL autonomous maiden flight
"Nice! what is your full flight weight of this build?"
Sep 5, 2018
El7ias posted a discussion in ArduRover User Group
Hi,I have converted a Traxxas X-Maxx into a rover using the Pixhawk Cube 2 controller kit with a Here GNSS.I swapped out the original X-Maxx remote controller for an X6R receiver and Taranis QX7 radio.latest version of ArduRover firmware installed…
Aug 13, 2018
El7ias replied to El7ias's discussion Help! No throttle or steering response! in ArduRover User Group
"Hi Antonie, 
Firstly I was using the PX4 flight stack and attempting to load the Rover profile through the Airframe tab in QGroundControl and was having no luck and later abandoned the PX4 firmware for ArduRover and now everything works pretty well.…"
Aug 13, 2018
El7ias posted a discussion in ArduRover User Group
Hi all.I know this is an Adurover group, but Thought I would reach out and try my odds for some help as I'm perplexed by this problem. I have a Traxxas X-Maxx set up with a Pixhawk Cube 2.1 and the Here GPS. I'm using a Tarranis X7 remote controller…
Jun 30, 2018
El7ias replied to Michal G's discussion chassis for Pixhawk-based rover in ArduRover User Group
"Hi all! 
I have a Traxxas XMaxx 4wd with the Pixhawk Cube 2.1 and Here GPS. Using a Tarranis X7 controller w/ X8R SBus receiver.
Everything is set up correctly with the latest firmware 1.8.0 using the Generic Rover configuration, Steering servor in…"
Jun 30, 2018
El7ias replied to Volta Robots's discussion Companion: TX1 in Volta Robots
May 29, 2016
El7ias commented on Alexandru Evian's blog post NVIDIA Jetson TX1 carrier boards overview
"I just received my Jetson Tx1 through Autodesk, really thrilled to dive deep into it's potential with drones. Anyone have experience connecting TX1 to a flight board yet? I'm just getting started but I'll do my best to post my progress and failings…"
May 29, 2016
El7ias commented on Marque Cornblatt's blog post Trial by Fire for Search & Rescue Airframe Prototype
"State of the art! Small,inexpensive,damn near indestructible. @GameofDronesCA Airframes is an ideal eye in the sky for 1st responders. http://t.co/lV441dljlt"
Jun 27, 2014
El7ias commented on Marque Cornblatt's blog post SF Bay Area Drone Meetup & Fly-in, Sunday, Nov 24th
"A great place to fly, come on out and join the fun!"
Nov 19, 2013
El7ias commented on Bill Bonney's blog post FIND MY DRONE iPhone App Published in App Store
"Fantastic! Thanks so much Mr. Bill! "
May 30, 2013
El7ias replied to Devin Tegen's discussion Cannot Connect APM Planner 1.1.93 mav 1.0 3DR 915MHz
"Im having the exact same problem. Everything looks good hardware wise but no go in mission planner. Can't figure out the missing puzzle piece. Connecting from the usb not a problem. Using windows 7."
Mar 22, 2013
El7ias left a comment for Scott Walters
"Cool! good to know. do you have a link that I can review how to prepare 3d model files for your specific printer? Thanks!"
Mar 11, 2013
El7ias left a comment on 3D Printing Drone Parts
"Hi everyone, I have been designing body kits for all kinds of multi rotor system and have gotten requests for custom frames as well. I am on a quest to find a professional 3D printer I could move my work through. All advice very much appreciated.…"
Dec 3, 2012
El7ias commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Apple bans iPhone drones
"It's only from their app store, Just post your apps from your own websites and ignore apple altogether. Why not? Apps need to be universal anyway. "
Nov 28, 2012