"No ships show up on the Marinetraffic AIS site unless they are within 40 miles of a coastal based receiving station somewhere or self-cooperating via satellite internet connection. Ships below the tip of South America are rarely listed unless they…"
"I would imagine that they are using an AIS receiver on the UAV with a com link back to the Sea Shepherds as all commercial vessels have to have an AIS transceiver. The Nisshin Maru is listed at well over the 300 ton limit which means it must have a…"
"Test, test, test before you risk it all. The vibrations are your biggest problem. Send up whatever your avionics on a small rocket with higher g’s and a higher dynamic than the big scale model will achieve.
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Is there anyone out there making really high-quality large-scale carbon fiber wings for UAVs? Greater than 2.5 meters? The RC soaring community has embraced the idea of carbon fiber spar tubes and structures for some time now, much like the Insitu…