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Designing and developing UAVs since 2013.


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SOAR posted a discussion
I've been following a few folks working on sense and avoidance systems and I'm convinced that their approach (i.e. an elaborate sense and avoidance system) is overkill. Should the focus not be, especially for FPV, about the overlay of information…
Jun 25, 2014
SOAR posted a discussion
I have read a lot of articles on both sides of the supercapacitor argument, but no one seems really certain within the UAV community. Correct me if I am wrong (because I'm really trying to understand) - I thought the ESC and BEC regulate power. So,…
Dec 29, 2013
SOAR replied to Veikko Vierola's discussion Ultra Capacitor Usage
"Did you ever more forward with this?"
Dec 29, 2013
SOAR posted a discussion
Anyone bought this (or something like it) yet and willing to share some lessons learned?http://www.fpvflying.com/products/FPV%252d10X-zoom-camera.html
Nov 28, 2013
SOAR commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Phantom pilot arrested
"So appropriate."
Oct 23, 2013
SOAR replied to Raph's discussion Y6 battery life. is something wrong?
"You ever think of going hydrogen power system for the copter? Check this out: http://www.horizonfuelcell.com/#!advanced-technical-kits/c720"
Sep 19, 2013
SOAR posted discussions
Sep 19, 2013
SOAR commented on Ian Lyons's blog post 30 days to build a radical VTAL drone
"Uh, Euan was right - definitely a yaw problem. Wonder what they were thinking when they put the edfs in the fuselage? I understand they were trying to create an auxiliary lift system but they couldn't use it during horizontal flight. The design just…"
Sep 17, 2013
SOAR posted a discussion
So heard today on public radio that NASA may be using laser antennas to send and receive information to astronauts in space. According to the report, laser Antenna are faster, more accurate, carry more data, more reliable, etc.Questions:+ Currently…
Sep 6, 2013
SOAR posted a discussion
Hypothesis:Using a (DIY) parabolic reflector behind a cloverleaf antenna will increase the cloverleaf antenna's distance.Discussion:I saw a video on Youtube (still looking for it; I'll post it when I find it) that shows viewers how to builld a…
Aug 23, 2013
SOAR posted a photo
My pride and joy. The ultimate drone. Raytheon, Northrop Grumman and Textron (collectively) couldn't design a better drone.
Aug 15, 2013
  • SOAR Don't pay attention to the slanted lines of the flaps. I was working on a natural concept that I still think will work, but I've been told that straight lines are structurally better and cheaper.

    Aug 15, 2013
SOAR posted a photo
Aug 14, 2013
  • SOAR How's the project progressing? Do you have any initial photos?
    Oct 5, 2013
  • SOAR My rendition of a drone copter, RavenHeli, mixes heli blades and edf with a few control surfaces and blended-wing-body design.
    Aug 14, 2013
SOAR commented on lot's blog post Flone, the flying phone
"Dude, this is an incredible idea. My kids love the idea. You are on to something here."
Jul 12, 2013