About Me:

I enjoy electronics as a hobby and building things. UAVs have always sparked interest in me. I currently have an airframe built from scratch for a Quad Copter and am about to start connecting up electronics etc.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Mainly interested in Quad Copter platform since I can build most of the airframe myself. Also interested in possible photography from Quad Copter platform.


Caledonia, MI

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Joel posted photos
Nov 13, 2011
Joel commented on Jose Julio's blog post ArduIMU quadcopter part III
"I was curious to know how it is you are securing your IMU to the quad...I am currently debating several different options for mounting the IMU.
Thanks in advance for any imput
btw, the Quad looks great!!"
Apr 23, 2011
Joel commented on Chris Anderson's blog post New product in the DIY Drones store: APM telemetry kit!
"This is exactly what I had in mind for a communications system....those Xbee USB boards are awesome for a UAV set up where the AP has to talk to the computer!
Apr 23, 2011
Joel commented on Marco Glattfelder's blog post Integrated FPV controller TX/RX 2.4GHz/5.8GHz
"Great Idea looks good too. Hopefully I can add some sort of FPV system kind of like that to my Quad but right now I need to get everything together and get it flying.
Apr 21, 2011
Joel left a comment for Russell B. Sutton
"Hey Russell
I just saw your Quad frame it looks really good....like how you have layers on it probably a good idea....I am forming polystyrene around my AP and IMU V2 for extra safety. My Quad might take a little extra work on the code and…"
Apr 19, 2011
Joel posted photos
Apr 19, 2011