Sydney, NSW

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I'm really interested in the 'flying robot' concept. beginning with a jdrones Hexa, but ultimately plan to try a long distance flight with a petrol two stroke plane (CASA permitting of course)



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Jesse commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Adding UHF RFID sensors to IRIS+ for aerial farm management
"possibly the best use of a quad I've seen yet!  "
Jul 15, 2015
Jesse commented on Todd Urban's blog post Can Your Frame Do This
"I'm impressed that you can get this kind of strength from a 3D printer!! I'd love to see one made from ABS however, I'd be concerned about the PLA going soft or deforming if the frame was accidently left in a hot car, or something like that..."
Jan 29, 2015
Jesse commented on Todd Urban's blog post Can Your Frame Do This
"That's pretty interesting! What did you use to print the frame?  (printer/filament type) "
Jan 28, 2015
Jesse commented on Robert's blog post UAV Battery Voltage Monitor Circuit (MegaPirateNG and others)
"May I just add: please be careful when building this kind of thing on veroboard as it is most definitely not designed to handle the amount of power that your average quad will draw (and it only gets worse for the bigger copters).  Make sure that you…"
Jan 15, 2015
Jesse commented on Andrew Tridgell's blog post Learning the ArduPilot codebase
"Good work Andrew!! "
Nov 27, 2014
Jesse commented on mykita paskov's blog post Phoenard: World's first all-in-one prototyping gadget as your Drone Controller?
"Given that I've already taken a run at creating a ground station with the AVR, I can tell you now that if you are going to attempt to use all of the peripherals on that board in addition to the LCD display, you'll promptly run out of clock cycles.…"
Nov 23, 2014
Jesse commented on Hugues's blog post 433 Mhz antenna comparison - DIY & standard stock models
"@RocketMan, sure you could go with a better analyzer, no worries... then don't forget the Faraday cage, then some precision equipment to measure the transmission angles, so on and so forth... 

beats the hell out of nothing, and does give a little…"
Nov 16, 2014
Jesse commented on Paul Dreiman's blog post A Quadrotiltcopter
"I'm wondering if the design has potential as a VTOL plane structure... probably go a long way to keeping a light airframe stable in wind when landing."
Nov 4, 2014
Jesse commented on Kirill's blog post SmartAP 3.0 Pro
"Perhaps I'm going blind, but I can't see anything about how to order it, or how much it is?"
Nov 2, 2014
Jesse commented on Gerard Toonstra's blog post Redesigning multirotor ESC's
"this is a fantastic idea, I'd love to see these developed to work alongside the AP platforms!   it's been quite a while since I've looked at any of the code, but would it be feasible to run a bunch (say up to 12) of these via I2C?  "
Oct 21, 2014
Jesse commented on Winfried Rijssenbeek's blog post Update of the man drone project
"@Sean, some kind of impact absorbing undercarriage and a much stronger safety cell around the pilot should be considered mandatory.  I'd also say that a more reliable system than timing belts would also be mandatory, partly because they can break in…"
Oct 16, 2014
Jesse commented on Winfried Rijssenbeek's blog post Update of the man drone project
"personally I try to be supportive of new projects, but there's no way on earth that you'll pass air safety regulations.  timing belts just wont cut it.  if one snaps during takeoff, landing or low level flight then there is no way you'll avoid a…"
Oct 16, 2014
Jesse commented on Greg Dronsky's blog post Footbal match stoped because of a quadcopter
"I've been thinking about this a lot of late.  I believe the problem is basically what Matthew said; if people had to put more time into assembling their equipment, then they'd be a little more concious of the damage that it could do if something…"
Oct 15, 2014
Jesse commented on Chris Anderson's blog post "I want to buy...a drone" now fourth most popular Google autocomplete term for that phrase
"I'm oddly comforted by the fact that buying a drone outranks buying a gun... "
Oct 6, 2014
Jesse commented on Hai Tran's blog post Customs seizes 80k worth of Drones
"it's been a few years since I've had to deal with export restrictions, but as I recall, as an individual leaving the country on holidays you should not have "export restrictions" placed on carrying your personal UAV across the border.  I imagine…"
Sep 1, 2014
Jesse commented on F5PQL's blog post Bridge 3dr telemetry/Bluetooth and ArduStation3
"I'd love to see more photos of how you have put that together!

Sorry I haven't done much with the software lately; has anyone clone the repository and expanded on what's already there?"
Dec 7, 2013