Brasília, Distrito Federal

About Me:

I'm a programmer, but more than a programmer, I'm a curious! Almost a mathematician, I work with technology and I have passion for electronics and mechanics.

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I'm interested in robotics in general. When a friend show me some videos of an aerial drone, I felt in love immediately and decided to start my own UAV project.


Brasília, DF, Brazil

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Rafael Araújo commented on Sandro Benigno's blog post ArduCopter in Brazilian Sky
"Great work Sandro!

I'm building a full DIY quad now (my own design for frame and eletronics) but I'm thinking of using the ArduCopter frame (and the ArduPilot) for a second quad. It's not easy for us in Brazil for build UAV because the lack of…"
Nov 1, 2010
Rafael Araújo commented on Michael Winkler's blog post Hi all - found a home - finally
"Wow, JEE as bridge for command! Interesting thought. It will be nice to see a drone swarm controlled by a webgui running over an application server."
Oct 22, 2010
Rafael Araújo commented on Rafael Araújo's blog post Another Quad
"I get most parts on sparkfun and seeedstudio for eletronics. Motors, esc and batt I get here from local vendors. The DIYDrones store has some parts to start specially if you think to get a ready to fly solution for autopilot."
Sep 11, 2010
Rafael Araújo commented on Rafael Araújo's blog post Another Quad
"Thanks for the suggestions. I'll check the links to gather some ideas."
Sep 8, 2010
Rafael Araújo left a comment for Andre Moraes
"Ainda estou na fase de testes e montagem, ainda não fez nenhum voo. Ainda não medi peso nem nada até porque ainda não terminei a montagem, mas acho que deve ter quase 1kg até agora."
Sep 7, 2010
Rafael Araújo posted a blog post
I'm starting to build my own quadcopter. I'm a newbie in UAV world so I'm trying to understand all the concepts behind with this project.I started from scratch building my own IMU and all the control (I don't have a RC system yet).Here are my specs…
Sep 7, 2010
Rafael Araújo posted photos
Sep 7, 2010