About

Gender

Male


Location

Ft. Lauderdale FL


About Me:

Retired Systems Engineer who has robotics as one of his hobbies. Presently have 4 and 6 wheel rovers and other assorted robots.


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I presently have four EZ*s, two Twinstar IIs, a Maja, and three quadrarotors of various sizes. I have two of the EZ*s equipped with ArduPilots and one of the Twinstar IIs equipped with an APM/IMU Mega. I have an APM/IMU Mega on one of my quadrarotors. The Maja is equipped with a APM/IMU. Needless to say, I am definitely into UAVs.


Hometown:

Los Angeles CA


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Thomas J Coyle III left a comment on Moderators
"Who approved this For Sale Blog Post? It should have gone to the Buy, Sell, Trade Discussion Forum.
TCIII"
Feb 2, 2017
Thomas J Coyle III posted a blog post
For those of you who are building your own UROV and would like to use ArduSub to control it, here is the path forward from the Developers of ArduSub:
 
By Rusty at Blue Robotics
ArduSub1 is the software at the heart of the BlueROV2. It's based on th…
Feb 2, 2017
Thomas J Coyle III commented on Thomas J Coyle III's blog post Pixhawk 2.1 set to fly off shelves
"A big hand to Philip Rowse and Team!!
Regards,
TCIII AVD"
Nov 4, 2016
Thomas J Coyle III posted a blog post
By Gary Mortimer
From SUAS News
Not just flying, but driving and floating as well. Pixhawk 2.1 running Ardupilot software can be used to command all types of autonomous vehicle.
Shipping has started from Australia and distributors around the world.…
Nov 4, 2016
Thomas J Coyle III left a comment on Moderators
"@Chris,
Please define the point at which global innovator (AKA Darius Jack) goes from being entertaining to being annoying so that the Mods know when to suspend him.
Regards,
TCIII AVD "
Oct 13, 2016
Thomas J Coyle III replied to Tim L's discussion Where to plug the sbus futaba esc and servo for ardurover pixhawk
"@Tim L,
Try here
Regards,
TCIII AVD"
Sep 28, 2016
Thomas J Coyle III commented on John Arne Birkeland's blog post ArduPilot and DroneCode part ways
"@OlliW,
How about create and maintain quality open source software and the hardware will follow if it does not already exist?
Regards,
TCIII AVD"
Sep 9, 2016
Thomas J Coyle III left a comment on Moderators
"Another blog post without the required graphic/picture/video in the blog post header.
Also, the Forum Unassigned Category is getting bigger and bigger.
Regards,
TCIII"
Sep 4, 2016
Thomas J Coyle III left a comment on Moderators
"Isn't this military oriented blog post in violation of the TOS?
TCIII"
Aug 14, 2016
Thomas J Coyle III replied to AJ152's discussion Rover Navigation Question
"@AJ152,
Have you read this section of the ArduRover Wiki?
Regards,
TCIII AVD"
Aug 8, 2016
Thomas J Coyle III left a comment on Moderators
"Looks like the Moderators are not keeping up with the Unassigned Forum posts.
TCIII"
Aug 5, 2016
Thomas J Coyle III replied to AJ152's discussion WayPoints issue in APM 2.8 Rover. PLEASE HELP
"@AJ152,
Your biggest problem here is that the APM2.8 cannot execute EKF1/2 which is far superior to DCM in providing consistent navigation.
Regards,
TCIII AVD"
Aug 1, 2016
Thomas J Coyle III left a comment on BBBmini
"To all BBBMINI ROV users: If you are using QGC with your BBBMINI the MS5837 pressure sensor parameter SCALED_PRESSURE2 is not grouped with the SCALED_PRESSURE parameter in the MAVLink Inspector window and is off the bottom of the MAVLink Inspector w…"
Aug 1, 2016
Thomas J Coyle III left a comment on Moderators
"@MarioSpeedwagon,
Would you or any of the other moderators have approved the member identified by Sgt_Ric? If not, then it is the work of the Rogue Moderator:-)
TCIII "
Jul 31, 2016
Thomas J Coyle III left a comment on Moderators
"From Barbara Grant: Waiting blog post
TCIII"
Jul 31, 2016
Thomas J Coyle III left a comment on Moderators
"@Sgt_Ric,
Looks like we still have the Rogue Moderator with us:-(
TCIII"
Jul 31, 2016
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