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Longshot7601 commented on Pedals2Paddles's blog post Angry goose takes down my UAV
"Maverick: Talk to me Goose."
Apr 22, 2014
Longshot7601 left a comment on ArduCopter User Group
"Does anybody have a link to the Power Module schematic?  Mine isn't working and I want to know why.
Thanks in advance."
Apr 19, 2014
Longshot7601 commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Warning from the LAPD--do not use UAVs commercially!
"How can this kind of flying while filming motorcycles on Mulholland...
be less dangerous to life and property than a 4 pound quad rotor?
BTW. The heli in the YouTube video (N4177R) is owned by a company…"
Jan 31, 2012
Longshot7601 commented on William Gross's photo
"Try using a rotary cutter after laying down the masking tape line.  I find that I get cleaner cuts than a pair of scissors, even the ones made for carbon fiber and kevlar.
Phil Barnes made a great DVD on building foam core composite wings called…"
Dec 15, 2010
Longshot7601 commented on Chris Anderson's blog post More dancing quads
"How long before we see the US Air Force's autonomous flight demonstration team at airshows? UCAV's in tight formation pulling 12 G turns."
Sep 28, 2010
Longshot7601 replied to Herbert Lopez's discussion Where can I find a MQ-1 Predator Rotax 914F engine or surplus parts?
"Per the Predator and Reaper Wikis: Predator - 115 HP, Reaper - 950 Shaft HP.

Here is a Rotax for sale. Ouch!
Jul 7, 2009
Longshot7601 replied to rambokc's discussion How to DIY RC heli to UAV
"Start by reading EVERYTHING you can on all of the relevant subjects. Programming, electronics, sensors, navigation... This is not the easiest hobby to get into but like all endeavours, what you get out of it is in direct proportion to what you put…"
Nov 14, 2008
Longshot7601 commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Even better than the "Air Sniper": the "Air Knife"!
"The Air-Spork would make a nice addition to the Air-Knife."
Jul 21, 2008
Longshot7601 commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Is this for real?
"Any body want to buy one of my yet unreleased UAV products? Our company (me) has successfully flown a prototype (chuck glider). We have not released any information on this design for security reasons (emotional security, I don't want to be laughed…"
Jul 15, 2008
Longshot7601 commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Is this for real?
"Even if it were a real project. I have yet to see ANY hovering platform stable enough for sniper duties much less a small one like this. Maybe if you isolate the weapon from the airframe and then stabilize it with a gyro. But this doesn't seem to be…"
Jul 15, 2008
Longshot7601 posted a discussion
Hello All,I have been working on a balloon dropped glider off and on for a couple of years as time permits. The goal was to carry my glider aloft to about 60K feet and release. The glider was then supposed to navigate it's way back to the launch…
Jul 7, 2008