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Zeal for Aviation, RC & UAVs. Wish I was born with wings

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Jason commented on Ryan C Smith's blog post Full size helicopter pilots see a RC pilot crash his P-51 high into a tree and fly down to save the day.
"Fantastic! What a story the RC pilots have."
Oct 30, 2012
Jason commented on PeteD's blog post Waterproof Quad Frame
"This is fantastic! I think I need one."
Oct 22, 2012
Jason commented on crystal garris's blog post 3 days to go, $15,000 to raise. Its fly or die baby!
"Will you be selling the Techpod on a website after you provide them to everyone who pledged?"
Sep 21, 2012
Jason commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Retractable pan/tilt gimbal, now in mini size
"Looks like their site is not up yet."
Sep 5, 2012
Jason commented on Richard Unwin's blog post High Resolution Pictures of Launcher
"Looks way safer than the one I built with high start rubber.  Too much energy stored up just before launch.  I estimated 40 lbs of force.  I think your idea is great, I'm going to have to build one of these."
Jun 19, 2012
Jason commented on Alexander LeBrun's blog post ArduPilot Purple + Skywalker X8 + FPV = Summer Loving
"What Scorpion motor are you going to add.  You have inspired me to start on my X8."
Jun 19, 2012
Jason commented on Robert Krogh (hooks)'s blog post New Model for DIY UAV project.

I want one, NO, I want three."
Apr 2, 2012
Jason commented on Peter L's blog post PL2Q Hugin, 3D printable quadcopter
"What is the inside diameter of the motor mount?  I am looking for a replacement motor."
Mar 25, 2012
Jason posted a discussion
Did anyone here manage to buy an X8 before they ran out?  Care to share some of your initial thoughts on what you received?  Pics?  Looks like the next batch is in April.
Feb 21, 2012
Jason posted a discussion
Has anyone tried to remove the IR filter from their HD Hero camera? I wan to try and take near IR pictures with my Gopro but I am reluctant to crack it open without knowing if it has been done before.
Jan 24, 2012
Jason commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Details on how Iran may have used a GPS override spoof to capture US drone
"Yes, celestial navigation was used on the SR71 back in what, the 60's. GPS is just an easy add on to other proven navigation methods. You can bet the redundancies in an RQ-170 more than cover loss of communication. You can also bet that if…"
Dec 16, 2011
Jason commented on Robert Krogh (hooks)'s blog post X8 flying wing
"Please let them be affordable, I think I need to own two."
Dec 13, 2011
Jason commented on Yiangos Yiangou's blog post Yet another Build log - Epp FPV
"Jimmy P.
What motor/prop/battery combination are you using.  Are those batteries in series?  Nice pics by the way.
May 29, 2011
Jason posted a discussion
 I wanted to start gathering parts for my Zepher flying wing, so I grabbed my computer to do some motor calculations but I am not sure where to start, what Kv.  It seems to me there was a weight or size conversion when calculating motor size but my…
Mar 9, 2011
Jason commented on fibrewire's blog post Variable Pitch Quad Rotor - M/UAV
"Ambitious. If you build it, I will watch the video repeatedly.

I hope this does not sound rude but..........

I will be surprised if anyone else responds, and here is why:

After reading your post, this is what people will have heard, "I want to…"
Mar 14, 2010
Jason posted a discussion
Does anyone have plans for a simple camera trigger I could build that can automatically trigger the shutter at pre programed intervals.  Ideally after it was set up, all I would need to do is power it and it would trigger the camera.  I have…
Mar 10, 2010