About

Gender

Male


Location

Bentonville, AR


About Me:

Love to test and expand my knowledge of technology


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Build my own RC UAV airplane


Hometown:

Bentonville


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Trent at MyGeekShow commented on Quadzimodo's blog post Trent@MyGeekShow has some news
"Rob - Thanks for the info.
I should have asked what you're currently using for batterie(s) on your quad, could you tell me that also? If your quad peaks at 24A, assuming it hovers at ~10A then it should be able to fly with a single Titan. 10A would…"
Apr 6, 2016
Trent at MyGeekShow commented on Quadzimodo's blog post Trent@MyGeekShow has some news
"Rob - Great stuff. I've done similar testing (although not with a quad, and as you've stated, they have different energy needs). Some thoughts / questions for you:
Have you adjusted your ESC's for a lower voltage cutoff? Since NCRs can safely be bro…"
Apr 6, 2016
Trent at MyGeekShow commented on Quadzimodo's blog post Trent@MyGeekShow has some news
"Great question Guy! 

As you may know, there isn't really a standard on determining / stating C rating. As I'm the one that had to determine what would be the C rating on the label I conducted pretty extensive testing and research to make it accurat…"
Apr 6, 2016
Trent at MyGeekShow commented on Quadzimodo's blog post Trent@MyGeekShow has some news
"Thank you for sharing this Quadzimodo! As those who have flown NCR cells before, you know these are great alternatives to LiPos.

A few answers to questions:
1 - Currently only available on Amazon.com in USA, however, we're looking at getting it in…"
Apr 6, 2016
Trent at MyGeekShow commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post MyGeekShow - Building the Solar UAV Prototype
"Martin - Love it! I don't take those personally at all, and welcome the input.

I was a bit anxious about roll stability, and sure enough, this morning's flight didn't last long : )
You are correct - the box was really just to get this in the air an…"
Jul 4, 2015
Trent at MyGeekShow commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post MyGeekShow - Building the Solar UAV Prototype
"Thank you all for your feedback! It is an exciting project with many challenges to overcome. There are quite a few options available to me to achieve a successful end to this mission, I'm confident in time I'll get a full 24 hour flight. It may not…"
Jul 4, 2015
Trent at MyGeekShow commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post MyGeekShow - Building the Solar UAV Prototype
"Gary! Glad to see you also! I've been considering balsa also, in fact all materials in general (CF, fiberglass, etc). I'm going to see how efficient these materials are from a square cm perspective. I'll definitely check out that link, 30 years in p…"
Jul 4, 2015
Trent at MyGeekShow posted a blog post
MyGeekShow is back! This week I finalized the design and built the 50% scale solar airplane prototype. I'll complete it's first flight next week!My current mission is to build an RC airplane capable of indefinite flight, where solar panels installed…
Jul 4, 2015
Trent at MyGeekShow commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post USA Trip - Day 5 - The End
"@Søren Kuula: Good tip! I'll add that to my lessons learned! If you watch today's video (video 6, lessons learned), look out for it, that's your suggestion!! : )"
Dec 6, 2014
Trent at MyGeekShow posted a blog post
The final crashes that led the end of the USA trip. We gave it our best shot, but in the end, had to end the trip to ensure the safety of those around us.Follow the trip and learn more on: http://mygeekshow.com/usatrip/Thank you to Applied Aeronauti…
Dec 5, 2014
Trent at MyGeekShow commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post USA Trip - Day 3 - First Flight!
"@Christiaan van Vollenstee: Thank you for the compliments! 
@Harry: Yeah... I'm not a huge fan of the guy though ; )
Rana: Thanks man! You should try it where you live! Beat my "record". Timestamp is wrong, I should just turn it off..."
Dec 5, 2014
Trent at MyGeekShow commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post USA Trip - Day 4 - The Longest Day
"@Cala: Ha ha! Thank you! If I'm ever there, I'll definitely stop by! : )
@Swift: Thank you! It's so much fun. "
Dec 5, 2014
Trent at MyGeekShow posted a blog post
Today we covered the most ground during the USA trip, over 300km (186mi)! We encountered and overcame so many challenges. These problems started to wear down our confidence and reduce our spare supplies.Follow the trip and learn more on: http://myge…
Dec 4, 2014
Trent at MyGeekShow commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post USA Trip - Day 3 - First Flight!
"@Gary: Ha ha! Thank you! By the way, that landing was totally for you. I know you were always challenging me to land closer to myself rather land it and walk the distance. : )
@Hugues: Awesome! Me too! I can't tell you how much of a rush this was, a…"
Dec 4, 2014
Trent at MyGeekShow posted a blog post
Today we successfully conducted our first USA trip flight! We overcame many challenges and experienced new ones that held us up for the day.Follow the trip and learn more on: http://mygeekshow.com/usatrip/Thank you to Event38 for supporting today's…
Dec 3, 2014
Trent at MyGeekShow commented on Trent at MyGeekShow's blog post USA Trip - Day 2 - Setting Up
"@Quadzimodo: Thank you! It was a tough day, had to press on through the difficulty... I do have the tlogs, I've analyzed them, but I should share them to see if any of you can see something I've missed. The cause of the crash is pretty clear, and wi…"
Dec 3, 2014
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