About

Gender

Male


Location

Parker, CO


About Me:

Have worked in aviation since high school. Science and outdoors is what moves me.


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Would like to expand my knowladge in technology and apply it to my personal projects. Have experience in the military and civilian side.


Hometown:

Parker


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M.A.N. replied to Garrick Merrill's discussion Lack of replacement parts for 3DR vehicles
"Yup, I am on the road waiting on parts. Two day delivery has turned in to who knows when I'll get it. "
Jul 30, 2015
M.A.N. replied to Garrick Merrill's discussion Lack of replacement parts for 3DR vehicles
"I agree with you
Do to the latest move from 3DR I am moving to another frame. I had to go to Amazon or Canada Drones for parts. There are some of us that can figure out this things. But let me give you two examples of people that do not have the tim…"
Jul 29, 2015
M.A.N. replied to Garrick Merrill's discussion Lack of replacement parts for 3DR vehicles
"I missed all the fun this weekend LOL I knew there were people as frustrated as me not being able to find parts. 
So if 3DR is listening. How about selling hardware, or sell the hex standoffs with the landing legs, Plates for 2013 X4, ....
I have ha…"
Jul 27, 2015
M.A.N. replied to Garrick Merrill's discussion Lack of replacement parts for 3DR vehicles
"I understood your point, I wasn't firing back at you. I have been purchasing parts from them since very early when they started and all of the sudden it stopped. Even their product descriptions and what is included has worsen. For example Tarot has…"
Jul 24, 2015
M.A.N. replied to Garrick Merrill's discussion Lack of replacement parts for 3DR vehicles
"My response to that is, they still sell the complete Y6, X4 and X8 so do other vendors like B&H and BestBuy among many others. These are sold not as "conventional" but as a full package to include customer support (wish they have been good with) and…"
Jul 24, 2015
M.A.N. replied to Garrick Merrill's discussion Lack of replacement parts for 3DR vehicles
"I have been a customer for many years and it is extremely disappointing and frustrating to have such and expensive machine and not being able to obtain replacement parts. It's apparent we have been dumped for production toys and no more up keep on t…"
Jul 24, 2015
M.A.N. commented on M.A.N.'s blog post Safety
"Thank you for your wishes Fernando. I am divided on prop guards. I see the use indoor flying or when kids are playing with them and some other occasions. Also with proper preparing, checks and responsible usage there is no need for them. What do you…"
Jan 10, 2015
M.A.N. commented on M.A.N.'s blog post Safety
"Good job Rai. The preflight check could be the most important one. You have flight planer already checking electronics so doing a mechanical check on the ground is next. This will vary depending on your particular platform. For example, check the mo…"
Jan 9, 2015
M.A.N. commented on M.A.N.'s blog post Safety
"Thank you, for your comments. And technicus you bring up a valid point. Safety measures became a new field of study and many safety jobs came out it when companies started being liable for injuries. Safety today in my field is number one and all ope…"
Jan 9, 2015
M.A.N. commented on M.A.N.'s blog post Safety
"I'm glad to hear from safety mined individuals. Prop guard would definitely be a good recommendation minimizing some of the danger. However educating everyone on already established recommendations by the AMA and joining could be a start. It seems l…"
Jan 8, 2015
M.A.N. commented on M.A.N.'s blog post Safety
"Many of our unmanned aircraft operators at the beginning came from pilot programs. As well as the R&D and associated staff. All this because we wanted the safeties that we have been expecting from traditional aviation. There are many factors that ap…"
Jan 8, 2015
M.A.N. commented on M.A.N.'s blog post Safety
"Thank you for the get well wishes. My point was to be mindful of all possible dangers to yourself,others and property. Be open to all when it comes to safety. Showoff how good your video composition is without violating the rules. Be vocal and call…"
Jan 8, 2015
M.A.N. commented on M.A.N.'s blog post Safety
"Next I will cut my self with different material props just for you guys ha ha ha."
Jan 8, 2015
M.A.N. posted a blog post
Admin warning: There are graphic scenes of propeller induced lacerations in this videoAfter many years experience working in the military and as a hobby it finally happened to me. While the drone was landing a few inches from the ground I approached…
Jan 7, 2015
M.A.N. replied to Bruno Rovagnati's discussion Sonar Enable checkbox not being able to check in APM 2.6
"So far until they fix the issue with the box there is no way of checking it, but sonar is active and ready to use. The only way to check it is making sure you get a change in numbers on MP and the other is test flight. I set it to ALTHOLD in an open…"
Dec 17, 2014
M.A.N. replied to Bruno Rovagnati's discussion Sonar Enable checkbox not being able to check in APM 2.6
"Did you click on write parameters icon? Mine worked, I just need to find if there's a way it can react quicker."
Dec 17, 2014
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