About

Gender

Male


Location

Alberta


About Me:

I am a machinist turned videographer. My background also includes air traffic controller and aircraft maintenance technician. I have mainly flown fixed wing RC aircraft in my past.


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I want to be able to fly my cameras around.


Hometown:

Calgary


Activity Feed

Greg Nuspel commented on Udo Zillmann's blog post Producing Energy with Drones - Wind Drones
"I am now wondering if ArduPilot can control a parafoil? "
Dec 30, 2016
Greg Nuspel commented on Pete Hollands's blog post Drones are not ready for the mass consumer market
"I am developing a new kitchen knife, for safety I have completely removed the blade. The unit doesn't function at all, but it meets all safety standards."
Oct 30, 2016
Greg Nuspel commented on Olivier's blog post Some High-End Police Drones Can Be Hacked Using $40 Kits
"Remember a lot of "high end" drones are consumer drones wrapped in the emperor's new clothes."
Mar 5, 2016
Greg Nuspel commented on Kirill's blog post SmartAP 3.0 Pro Flight Controller
"I think the biggest problem any flight controller manufacture faces is that they don't have control over what it is integrated into. One trip to a local RC flying field will show that to you. While one person builds very professionally the next will…"
Jan 28, 2016
Greg Nuspel left a comment on ArduCopter User Group
"Craig I think you will find that you are registered not the aircraft. This is the conclusion I read in other places."
Jan 14, 2016
Greg Nuspel commented on Chris Anderson's blog post A few stats on crowdfunded drone projects that I backed
"@Charles I think you have to promise what you intend to deliver at a fair price. Over promising is a path to failure. If you have a good product and it's well thought out people will recognize that. Just think of the Flow Beehive a simple idea that…"
Nov 17, 2015
Greg Nuspel commented on Chris Anderson's blog post A few stats on crowdfunded drone projects that I backed
"Kickstarter is actually a great thing, but it does require you to do your own investigation. Also watch out for the outrageous claims some offer. When it sounds too good to be true, it most likely is. I haven't funded any drones myself because I hav…"
Nov 17, 2015
Greg Nuspel replied to Clifford Sumner's discussion Gimbal Motors and the APM in ArduCopter User Group
"The controllers regulate the current output. If you are just getting into these there is a lot of reading ahead of you. Brushless controllers are not a simple plug and play device. The control algorithms have to be tuned for your set up through the…"
Sep 19, 2015
Greg Nuspel replied to Clifford Sumner's discussion Gimbal Motors and the APM in ArduCopter User Group
Sep 18, 2015
Greg Nuspel replied to Clifford Sumner's discussion Gimbal Motors and the APM in ArduCopter User Group
"No those are brushless motors. They have 3 phases and need to be driven by a controller."
Sep 18, 2015
Greg Nuspel commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post Alleged RPA/manned aircraft strike in USA
"Gary,
FPV + twenty something = lets try it, trust me I know some local flyers that have done it. I've also raise three boys and have seen things they and their friends have gotten up to. When I was young Evil Knievel was bad ass, now kids do things…"
Aug 30, 2015
Greg Nuspel commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post Alleged RPA/manned aircraft strike in USA
"Yes Hal if you look at the chart the accident happened at about 1850' AGL since aircraft reference ASL and the ground looks to be  about 650 ASL."
Aug 30, 2015
Greg Nuspel commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post Alleged RPA/manned aircraft strike in USA
"Problem is drones are mainly concentrated around populated areas, low level manned flight mainly occurs around populated areas. The uneducated drone flyer is exactly the guy that will try to go higher and farther soon as they get bored. They will ma…"
Aug 30, 2015
Greg Nuspel commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post Alleged RPA/manned aircraft strike in USA
"It's all about the boredom factor: "Okay I've taken some photos now what can I do?""
Aug 30, 2015
Greg Nuspel commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post Alleged RPA/manned aircraft strike in USA
Aug 30, 2015
Greg Nuspel commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post Alleged RPA/manned aircraft strike in USA
"Gary I do agree with you about the number spotted being way over the top."
Aug 29, 2015
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