About

Gender

Male


Location

Hampshire


About Me:

I own and run the web store https://www.buildyourowndrone.co.uk Build Your Own Drone supply both the UK & EU however I ship to other parts of the world, including the USA using FedEx, please stop by my store. If you have any questions please us at our contact page.


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I have been involved with the DIYD community since 2010 and enjoy flying my UAV's of which I now have more than I can list! My latest toy is the: https://www.buildyourowndrone.co.uk/fury-rs-fpv-racing-freestyle-drone.html https://www.buildyourowndrone.co.uk


Hometown:

Bramley UK RG26 5EG


Activity Feed

Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk commented on Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk's blog post DJI Wookong Test In The Wind
"Hi All, I just updated this blog post as I have made a reference to it in another post, some of the information was a little outdated. I did not want to cause any confusion but it had to be resubmitted for approval! Thanks for looking all the same.…"
Nov 23, 2014
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk commented on Colin Snow's blog post Does DJI’s New Drone Hit the Target Market?
"@ Terry:
Not great to see the photo you posted, however I hope that it reminds all that see it that these "toys" have a bite way in excess of their bark! I have seen the damage RC flying toys have caused over the past 20 years or so in aero modellin…"
Nov 23, 2014
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk commented on Jeff Vyduna's blog post Tragic RC Helicopter Death in Brooklyn Park
"Such sad news, as a father I can’t even begin to comprehend the emotions of such a loss. My thoughts are with the family at this time."
Sep 5, 2013
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk left a comment on UK Ardupilot Group
"Drone talk today on Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03757ck only a short clip on them...... I did a quick interview about privacy and how they will not be "covert" and will not be easy to miss sitting somewhere close by watching!
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Jul 22, 2013
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk commented on oejang aja's blog post DJI Phantom, Full RTF from dji $700 ..
"I have both the IFly 4 quad and the DJI Phantom sitting on my desk right now, I have flown them both and the money on the units is about the same when you add the GPS, radio & battery to the IFly, this is the future of the small UAV, the Ready To Fl…"
Dec 7, 2012
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Introducing the new better, cheaper APM 2.5+ kit (with power supply/sensor, enclosure, new GPS)
"Great to see these new products from the 3DR camp Chris!
We have all of these items in the store ready to order at BYOD, shipping will start next week on all pre orders placed.

Regards

Martin"
Nov 23, 2012
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk commented on Dany Thivierge's blog post Canada Drones, Year 1
"Hi Dany, wow a year has come and gone very fast! Congrat's on the stores progression and seeing all the hard work paying off! Here’s to year two....... :)
Regards
Martin"
Nov 12, 2012
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk commented on Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk's blog post PX4 AutoPilots & AR 1.0 Drone Shells
"@ Randy, yes I was lucky I have some very good friends in the industry that have stepped up here to help, I looked and that frame and parts if sold in "parts" it's nearly £300 for the "shell" kit I have in the store, that is a lot of money for peopl…"
Oct 29, 2012
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk commented on Jani Hirvinen's blog post jDrones time to move on.... (part 1)
"Hey Jani, great to see the move going on.... now where are the pictures of you with your hands getting dirty? ;)
 
Regards

Martin"
Oct 29, 2012
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk posted a blog post
I have been talking with Lorenz Meier about the PX4 and wanted to add a very quick blog post for the UK & EU PX4 Autopilot users, I have added the PX4 FMU to the store in the past few days, the range of connectors and cables will be growing long wit…
Oct 29, 2012
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post Watch out for the ....
"I agree with you Peter, my opinion is that this is not smoke seen from the copter at about 57 seconds, it looks like a lens flare or a compression issue on the video not showing the detail correctly, I also can’t think of a way in which smoke could…"
Oct 28, 2012
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk commented on Chris Anderson's blog post CanberraUAV (ArduPlane) wins Outback Challenge!
"Great to see the win Tridge & Team! Congratulations too you all :)"
Oct 3, 2012
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk commented on Melih Karakelle's blog post OpenBee: an OpenSource Telemetry Module with Xbee footprint
"Melih,

Great to see another project coming out, as Dany asked a few posts up from this one, in the USA / Canada I understand there is a need for approval before the radio equipment is used / sold, the 3DR radios can't be used here as they fail the…"
Sep 30, 2012
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk left a comment on UK Ardupilot Group
"Time to fly and try and hover the traditional Heli again under the expert tuition of Malcolm.... wind is looking like it will be testing me today! Can't wait to get going! We will get this hover business in short order :)
 
Regards

Martin.
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Aug 26, 2012
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk left a comment on UK Ardupilot Group
"Yes, thank you for the flight lesson.... so odd being on the other end of the buddy box lead... If i can use the WKM I will be happy to do the flights all day long, alone :)
 
Regards
 
Martin."
Aug 22, 2012
Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk posted a blog post
Yesterday a few  of the UK Ardupilot group (Malcolm, Dean & I) arrived at a flight field ready to take a look at and test the DJI Innovations WKH on a traditional Heli, this was installed on a Spectra petrol Heli, it was sent out to hold its positio…
Aug 13, 2012
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