About

Gender

Male


About Me:

RC multi-copter and heli enthusiast.


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Still haven't tried any UAV builds


Hometown:

Melbourne


Activity Feed

Scott Powell commented on Vince Hogg's blog post 5KG quad for Sony 5000 - 7000 style cameras. Just waiting for Herelink unit.
"Love it. Which material is the 3D-printed part? "
Apr 30, 2019
Scott Powell commented on Nicolai Valenti's blog post 2 kg Test of cargo drone
"When you just have to have that spaghetti bolognese pronto!
Seriously though, well done."
Jul 10, 2017
Scott Powell commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Siemens contest winner uses IRIS for smart parking lot assistant demo
"I agree with the sensors approach, and a connected app. Much simpler. Using quads is probably the most complicated way to achieve the end result."
Jan 26, 2015
Scott Powell commented on David Anders's blog post Woman snapped sunbaking by real estate drone
"Yeah, I saw this on local TV news, and every channel had to zoom in to the 'embarrassing' part, all grainy and hard to make out. And you can picture this woman going to every channel with the photo, saying 'Oh gawd, it's SO embarrassing...' while…"
Nov 18, 2014
Scott Powell commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Angela Merkel admires an IRIS
"Yeah, the guy with contempt all over his face is Malcolm Turnbull(shit)."
Nov 18, 2014
Scott Powell commented on Nick's blog post Custom built APM mini quad.
"The only thing I've heard about tilted motors is that it supposedly helps when the craft is descending into its own prop wash. Supposed to be smoother and less turbulent, for smoother video applications."
Sep 11, 2014
Scott Powell commented on Nick's blog post Custom built APM mini quad.
"Very nice! I've also wondered about using a joystick control. Does it connect via Bluetooth to the tablet? Does Mission Planner support that or did it involve a lot of hacks?"
Sep 10, 2014
Scott Powell commented on bigkahuna's blog post I may have just witnessed the future of personal drones...not sure if I like it
"That sounds like pretty standard DJI Phantom flying. These 'consumer' models seem to attract the dickheads out there."
Jul 22, 2014
Scott Powell commented on Ian Lyons's blog post APM at the heart of the World First...
"Game changer! :-) "
Jun 5, 2014
Scott Powell commented on Andrew Rabbitt's blog post 1300kJ/kg Battery - from the Too-Good-to-be-True Newsdesk
"The large alligator clips would weigh down the quad/plane a fair bit though :-)"
Apr 28, 2014
Scott Powell posted a blog post
I put together an Instructable for a micro FPV quad I designed and built recently, and thought it might be of interest to readers here. I think micros are gaining more popularity, as components are getting smaller. Micros have a number of…
Feb 17, 2014
Scott Powell commented on Sgt Ric's photo
"What about us lefties!??"
Jan 28, 2014
Scott Powell commented on Wipo's blog post Foam Quad
"HI.  Yeah, I also really like working with foam (is it XPS foam you're using?). Here's a recent one I made, using CF rods for the arms, with XPS foam protector as one piece (cut out with hot-wire cutter). Really enjoy flying this around indoors.…"
Jan 16, 2014
Scott Powell commented on Rob_Lefebvre's blog post Group Attempts Prison Contraband Deliver with Hexacopter
"I love the idea of using arrows. $8 solution compared to $600 one. :-)"
Nov 28, 2013
Scott Powell commented on Rob_Lefebvre's blog post Group Attempts Prison Contraband Deliver with Hexacopter
"Lame. "This town needs a better class of criminals" :-)"
Nov 28, 2013
Scott Powell commented on Romain Baud's blog post AndroCopter - use your smartphone as an autopilot !
"Nice! I was thinking of doing something like this a while back, but unsure of what to use as bridge between Android and ESC's. I was mostly curious about the phone's acceleromoter, and whether up to the job of doing stabilization or not. Did you…"
Oct 30, 2013