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Mabry commented on bGatti's blog post Atmel v Microchip v Freescale
"I came to the arduino from Xilinx Spartan FPGA's, and even though the FPGA is more powerful and uses a far superior language (VHDL > C), I have been having more fun with the arduino because of no hassle linux support (ISE Webpack RPMs are annoying…"
Jun 10, 2009
Mabry commented on NSS's blog post The FAA, UAV's & Part 101
"Also it must be taken into account that the FAA listens to whoever is the loudest/richest/most powerful (e.g. Obama's user fee proposal). For UAV systems to gain better acceptance it needs to be a much larger industry."
May 14, 2009
Mabry commented on Tom in NOVA's blog post Possible useful UAV programming codes
"Skip the C++ and learn C, or better yet learn Python. C++ is a great language if you already have a foundation in another language (especially an OOP one like Python), but I would never recommend to someone who has never programmed before."
Apr 20, 2009
Mabry commented on Michael's blog post Has anyone achieved autonomous takeoff and landing with ArduPilot?
"I am a private pilot and I think the easiest way to achieve this would be similar to a real instrument approach. You could set up a rudimentary ILS system using IR beacons and use sensors (ultrasonic maybe? not sure how well that would work landing…"
Apr 13, 2009