Cape Town

About Me:

Very pro AUV/RPV and enjoy most things with wings!. Going through the PIC micro "learn and have fun" cycle! and would like to apply what I learn to having more fun with my flying!.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Building mainly fixed wing but would lke to look into quad/octo copter airframes as well, building with composites to create new and different hardware

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Garth replied to Chris Starke's discussion Looking for G10 in South Africa
"G10, can make up plates for you,( will be doing some for my own design) cutting is "fun" though, diamond tools do the job properly, send me a PM if need be"
Sep 23, 2011
Garth left a comment on ArduPilot (legacy) User Group
"Still keen to explore the mileage in this mini wonder"
Sep 16, 2011
Garth commented on Andrew Van Der Plaats's blog post GE's new ADEPT 3000 Miniature Video Tracker
"The card looks at video stream same as OSD normally used with thermal/high constrast object, box selected arround object to be tracked, ADEPT3000 can only track a single object ( car, boat) Also has a "Coasting" function if object is out of view for…"
May 9, 2011
Garth left a comment for Graham Dyer
"Graham please contact me
021-7827148 or 0827708200

Aug 24, 2009
Garth replied to Belli Button's discussion Expansion module UAVDev board.
"Good Thinking Belli Button
it adds a whole bunch of new facets and options

Well Done"
Aug 22, 2009
Garth replied to Bob Stout's discussion Autogyros
"Next platform in line to explore done some prelim concepts only todate but I am keen to follow through, a stable and when required slow platform that is also able to transit one location to another quickly depending on the mechanics installed is…"
Aug 4, 2009
Garth replied to Scott Williamson's discussion STOL UAV Senior Telemaster with Attitude
"Hi Scott
missed your request for info
will dig in the archives, one of the articales is by another Kiwi chap but I, findit and sent it on."
Jul 17, 2009
Garth commented on Paul Konz (Needing R&D Partner)'s blog post Looking for Help!
"Hi Paul sounds like a a worth while application of hardware, spent a few years doing a system upgrade for the airforce. Interested to have more comms with you machineman@telkomsa.net"
Jul 11, 2009
Garth replied to Scott Williamson's discussion STOL UAV Senior Telemaster with Attitude
"Horses for courses Scott
and you have got a fantastic horse! I would be keen to follow up more with you. The flaps sound like a good move, have you looked at extendable slats as well for more short field work."
Jul 1, 2009
Garth commented on Brian Wolfe's blog post Yet Another Autopilot
looks really great and I would like to work along and learn as much as I can as we go if that okay with you,
many thanks
May 5, 2009
Garth left a comment for Dean
"Hi Dean
the photo of your flying wing is it a creation of yours ( what is the wing span and what motor are you running, a friend and I are homebrewing a blended wing at present)"
May 1, 2009
Garth left a comment for Andrey Popov
"Hi Andrey
great take off, the pole/mast on the front of the truck the antenna mast for your comms, your lite rail system is similar to a concept I have starte making, great to see it work even befor mine is finished.

Apr 16, 2009
Garth left a comment for Cronselaar
"sorting out a programer to reprogram ( initial batch)at present, but will be buying/ building more though"
Mar 30, 2009
Garth left a comment for jorger
send me a e-mail address it will save plugging up the board
Mar 30, 2009
Garth left a comment for jorger
"Hi Jorger
just seen your post on alien vegatation have you found a solution yet or are you still looking"
Mar 29, 2009
Garth replied to Aerosonda's discussion Utility Towers Inspection
have you got a profile/ criteria plan of what you need/want to inspect per pylon?"
Mar 16, 2009