About

Gender

Male


Location

Dallas, TX


About Me:

http://williamjgross.blogspot.com/


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Autonomous Rovers, RC Airplanes,


Hometown:

Dallas, TX


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William Gross posted a photo
CardbonBody2
Apr 30, 2012
William Gross left a comment for JRJ
"Hey James,
I am an Industrial Designer and may be able to help you out with your concept.  I have lots of experience with designing, sketching, robotics, and CAD work. I have been working on UAV platforms for a few years now and have alot of manufac…"
Apr 30, 2012
William Gross replied to Oliver's discussion NEW MATERIALS FOR UAV'S
"I have been experimenting with rapid prototyping techniques and being able to produce a drone that is replicable through molds. I have used many different FDM processes and also have a laser cutter.  If you are interested in working on a design for…"
Jan 10, 2012
William Gross replied to Anthony Bee's discussion Adru-Tank Mini Ripsaw concepts
"Make it happen!"
Dec 6, 2011
William Gross left a comment for Thomas Mast
"Thanks alot, Im putting a pusher prop on the back and cutting ailerons into the wing to do some aerial mapping.  I really like your osprey VTOL. Just read that book about how your company worked through getting it into production. I live in Dallas a…"
Sep 24, 2011
William Gross replied to William Gross's discussion Building a UAV ground controller unit
"At first the aim would be to control the P/T system and also the UAV through one device.  Once this has been built and tested I would like to add more robust hardware and software to allow for people to input their own telemetry GCS.  I am just look…"
Jan 10, 2011
William Gross posted a discussion
I am working right now on Designing and building a ground control station for smaller rc type UAVs.  It will be a handheld device with a video screen to downlink the video feed from the plane.  There will also be a joystick to control the movement o…
Jan 10, 2011
William Gross posted photos
Dec 15, 2010
William Gross commented on Chris Anderson's blog post 3D printing airplane parts at Shapeways
"Another good resource for 3D printing is also this website, http://arttopart.com/ They specialize in 3D printing and can also do 3D laser scanning if you need a part to be replicated"
Dec 3, 2010
William Gross posted photos
Nov 10, 2010
William Gross replied to William Gross's discussion Help with wing and airfoil design
"Also, Here is the fuselage Im working on. Still have alot of refining to do with the shape and also need to add the elevators. It will be lasercut out of some light material for the frame and then covered with a composite such as fiberglass or carbo…"
Nov 10, 2010
William Gross replied to William Gross's discussion Help with wing and airfoil design
"Thanks a ton for the input. The Clark-Y design looks like something that I should use. Is the Clark-Y design more suited for slow flying and simple maneuverability? Also, should I use elevators instead of ailerons? Im looking to do mostly loitering…"
Nov 10, 2010
William Gross posted a discussion
Hello,I am trying to create wings for a UAV project I am doing and have limited knowledge of airfoil design.  I have attached some renderings and line drawings of my design that is in progress and wanted to know if someone out there had some advice…
Nov 10, 2010
William Gross replied to William Gross's discussion Autonomous Tank in progress
"bump"
Sep 8, 2010
William Gross posted a discussion
I am in the process of getting my tank up and running and figured Id leave a post of my progress.  I have been reading on DIY Drones for a long time now and decided it was time to contribute a little bit.  I built the model in Rhino3D and then laser…
Aug 30, 2010