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Special interest areas within UAV: -Design -Software -Powerline Inspection


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Kyle commented on Kyle's blog post Detailed Inspection of 18km, 138kV Transmission Line by Automated Drone
"Hi Patrick
I answer your questions below.
I assume this cost reduction is based on aerial inspection exclusively, so you compare a drone inspection team vs bucket truck team on this specific aspect of the inspection process?
    This cost reduction…"
Mar 19, 2018
Kyle posted a blog post
SummaryIn Spring 2017, Aeriosense provided its services to Allteck Line Contractors Inc., an industry leader in transmission line maintenance whose expertise ranges from design and installation to maintenance and repair of high-voltage infrastructur…
Mar 16, 2018
Kyle replied to Cala's discussion Any experience with Li-HV batteries? in ArduCopter User Group
"I would be interested to see any bench tests with these batteries!"
Aug 5, 2016
Kyle replied to Peter Everett's discussion Pixhawk longevity?
"I would say you got a pixhawk from a great batch!"
Aug 5, 2016
Kyle commented on Chris Anderson's blog post NavStick FlytPod now on Indiegogo
"Seems like a pretty awesome product!"
Aug 5, 2016
Kyle replied to fabio alberto figueroa benitez's discussion construction of a drone
"This is a good place to start in general: http://ardupilot.org/copter/docs/build-your-own-multicopter.html
And this is a good place to start with "complex control algorithms": http://ardupilot.org/dev/docs/companion-computers.html"
Jul 25, 2016
Kyle replied to Chris's discussion Help building my first multi-copter
"Hehe, yea that's always tricky... I'm not sure what kind of Frame you have, but I usually tie string (maybe fishing line) to a nut, and then put the nut through, so that you have a string that goes through the whole tube. Then tie the servo cable to…"
Jul 20, 2016
Kyle replied to Vinh K's discussion How to make quadcopter react to channel override values
"Hey there,
What you're doing is risky, so stay safe.

Also the range of the RC values is usually from 1000 - 2000. So 1000 is in essence the Zero, and will likely not spin the motors, whereas 2000 will make them whir.

Quite a lot of things can go w…"
Jul 20, 2016
Kyle replied to Chris's discussion Help building my first multi-copter
"Also make sure your motors are 6s rated :D, but sounds like you know what you're doing!"
Jul 20, 2016
Kyle replied to Yerzhan Khibassov's discussion Huge QuadCopter with Tiger U10/U8 motor and 28-29" props
"Pixhawk should work fine, Not that I don't trust Autotune, but I just manually tune, then fly, then manually tune accordingly, and repeat many times. Autotune I imagine to be a bit... well scary when you see so much cash flipping around in the air.…"
Jul 20, 2016
Kyle replied to Kyle's discussion next-Gen Quiet heavylift-endurance Multirotors
":D"
Jul 20, 2016
Kyle commented on Kyle's blog post NextGen Quiet High Endurance Heavy Lift MultiRotor
"@RPM the 2 cf tees are there for if you want to put payloads on top, they also make it quite a bit easier to put the aircraft upside down, and work on the underside (say if you're installing a companion computer, or wiring in your payloads), and yea…"
Jul 13, 2016
Kyle posted a blog post
Hi there friendly people of DIY Drones I've been using and building drones for a few years now, and general shortcomings, I find are: noise, flight time, payload capacity, waterproof space for sensor and computing additions. These shortcomings of c…
Jul 12, 2016
Kyle posted a discussion
Hi there friendly people of DIY DronesI've been using and building drones for a few years now, and general shortcomings, I find are: noise, flight time, payload capacity, waterproof space for sensor and computing additions. These shortcomings of cou…
Jul 11, 2016
Kyle replied to Raam Sundar's discussion Which is the Best Auto pilot for beginners..
"I'd say go for the Pixhawk."
Jul 7, 2016
Kyle replied to Thomas Vanderhorn's discussion Canadian SFOCs
"Hi Thomas,

iirc Canada is revamping regulations in December"
Jul 7, 2016
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