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Firefly commented on Jonathan Meringer's blog post Scout Drone - Video Update
"This looks very similar to something Light Machines worked on around 2008.

Love to see these designs moving forward."
Oct 31, 2014
Firefly commented on David Mobach's blog post Arducopter build: longer flight time
"Nice setup!
What crate are you using? I have been looking for a better way to store and transport my quad."
Feb 11, 2014
Firefly commented on Vince Hogg's blog post Gopro 3 axis camera mount.
"Great project! Will you be making the design open source?
I agree with  R_Lefebvre, I would also like to add that direct mounting puts a very large load on your servos. You may consider incorporating some of the concepts used by ServoCity for their…"
Nov 26, 2012
Firefly commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Anybody recognize this drone?
"Take a look at this one: http://www.theissaviation.com/NIRV.html
Sep 19, 2011
Firefly commented on Firefly's blog post Folding Quad Rotor for Avalanche Rescue
"I looked at it again, and I think they are the beacons that would be dropped to mark an avalanche victim. They seem to be held under (in?) the arms of the quad."
Oct 6, 2010
Firefly posted a blog post
I found this quad while browsing through the James Dyson Awards. There is a link above the pictures to translate to English.I couldn't find much on the company but they seem to be planning for this to be part of a full UAV system that marks the…
Oct 6, 2010
Firefly commented on Irfan Mohamed's blog post Inverted V-tail advantages?
"One of the big advantages I have heard in favor of inverted V tail designs is its stability in cross wind situations. For an example when hit by a cross wind gust on landing the inverted V will cause the airplane to pitch up as opposed to diving…"
Mar 29, 2010
Firefly commented on Ron Jacobs's blog post Prairie Predator Build
"I had a radio system that had the exact same problem. It turned out that the RX crystal was bad. They are very sensative and if ever dropped (ie crashed) the crystal may fail. I would try swapping crystals and see if that fixes the problem."
Mar 13, 2008