About

Gender

Male


Location

Queen Creek, AZ


About Me:

I am an electrical engineer in the aerospace industry.


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

I am currently working on a side project involving commercial UAVs. My main contributions are power systems, data-links, and camera systems.


Hometown:

Queen Creek, AZ


Activity Feed

Wayne Dancer commented on Chris Anderson's blog post FAA issues notice clarifying legal model aircraft use, bans FPV goggles?
"So, my friend can't use his quad to check his crops anymore?  Stupid. "
Jun 24, 2014
Wayne Dancer commented on Shannon Morrisey's blog post UAV Civilian Market Roundtable
"I personally know someone who has been fighting for regulations changes for UAVs since the early 90's.  He has pretty much given up hope of ever getting things to move."
Oct 18, 2012
Wayne Dancer left a comment on Moderators
"If it is relevant to the DIY world, I don't mind putting commercial products up as something that will enhance the hobby or put up as a challenge to replicate.

What I have been noticing is a lot of posts going on the blog that would be better off i…"
Sep 19, 2012
Wayne Dancer commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Finally: replace just the bent shaft, not the entire motor
"I do this to my GWS brushless motors all the time.  The replacement shaft comes with the hex key you need to replace them.  I have a large Thunder Power brushless I am having a hard time finding a replacement shaft and I will need to get a snap ring…"
Aug 17, 2012
Wayne Dancer commented on Shannon Morrisey's blog post How Fast Can You Fly Without Crashing?
"I think looking at bird speeds in different environments will give you a pretty good estimation.  As for the photo, I really hope the siding on my house isn't that weak :O  Was it just chicken wire and stucco with no backing or what?
Edit:  Oh, and…"
Jan 20, 2012
Wayne Dancer posted a blog post
While looking at new products on GlobalSpec, I came across this sensor from Delta Metrics.  Delta Metrics (a subsidiary of tecsis DBA) has created a single sensor to measure both static and dynamic pressure simultaneously, reducing the complexity of…
Jan 3, 2012
Wayne Dancer commented on Paul Marsh's blog post UAV Exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum
"The Annex is more awesome overall.  So much eye candy there."
Nov 7, 2011
Wayne Dancer commented on Paul Marsh's blog post UAV Exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum
"I am not sure, but the Pioneer on display in the Smithsonian may be one of the 1/2 scale trainers. 
 
Davis Monthan AFB museum (www.pimaair.org) has a few more historical UAVs.  They have the D-21B drone that mounted on the back of the SR-71, the AD…"
Nov 7, 2011
Wayne Dancer commented on Robert Krogh (hooks)'s blog post China copy Ardupilot mega - ½ price!
"Hey, you and Lady Ada have something in common.  She had a breadboard shield she designed show up on DealExtreme with no credit going to her (all she asks).  I just wonder if this falls under ITARS.  That is the one downside of open-source on projec…"
May 19, 2011
Wayne Dancer commented on Andrew Van Der Plaats's blog post Brock Technologies introduces Shark
"@Robert
 
Yeah, that was me.
www.seeop.com
Left menu column, production aircraft, P4000.  Ours at least has been launched from a helo."
Feb 4, 2011
Wayne Dancer posted a blog post
Here is a DIY radio altimeter designed by Matjaž Vidmar. It is a good start for anyone looking at a non-GPS method of finding altitude while landing.There are no schematics or source code available on the site, but it is a good design reference and…
Dec 3, 2010
Wayne Dancer commented on Jack Crossfire's photo
"I was thinking more of the hydrazine, nasty stuff."
Dec 3, 2010
Wayne Dancer left a comment for Tim Mulder
"Tim,

I have the following airframes

P-10C
P40
TS2000

The P-10C is currently the most available. I can offer it as plans, kit, ARF and possibly RTF. They are made to order and are drop shipped. Price estimates are as follows
Plans: $45
Kit: $500
A…"
Dec 3, 2010
Wayne Dancer commented on Thomas Y Anderson's blog post 3D model of a Reaper
"There is a virtual Reaper model available for X-plane. It's not very easy to fly even full size from what I experienced."
Nov 15, 2010
Wayne Dancer commented on Sebastian's blog post Intesting VTOL - The Aerovel Flexrotor
"This is the website. I have been working with them for about a year now. We are finally coming out of some difficult financial times (who isn't) and we have built a working conversion demonstrator that has caught the attention of the Navy and Army.…"
Sep 26, 2010
Wayne Dancer commented on Sebastian's blog post Intesting VTOL - The Aerovel Flexrotor
"Oops, forgot horizontal mode."
Sep 26, 2010
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