About

Gender

Female


Location

Everett, WA


About Me:

I have ve been designing and flying uavs for commercial and hobby use for more then ten years . currently employed as an aerospace machinist . check me out @ hobbyuav.com


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

uav :: hard_core


Hometown:

everett ,wa


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crystal garris commented on crystal garris's blog post flying pancake intro and progress
"a flying pancake"
Dec 26, 2019
crystal garris posted a blog post
I am really happy with the way it hovers, now to add some elevons to help stabilize high speed forward flighthttps://youtu.be/gLKPYMmZhEU
Dec 19, 2019
crystal garris posted a blog post
That's right I am back with some new  UAV designs and old favorites. I started A youtube channel to show off my stuff. please check it out and subscribe if you want to see more.https://youtu.be/UpoJRqxvQVI
Dec 4, 2019
crystal garris commented on Paul's blog post Drone-maker 3D Robotics cuts jobs, refocuses on corporate market.
"@Rob Lefebvre
Im still trucking along doing my thing. Sales are definitely down this year, but I have this thing called a job, so I literally can't go broke. ;-)"
Mar 26, 2016
crystal garris replied to Adam Bellchambers's discussion Techpod model for X-plane or other sim? in Techpod Users
"I have files posted here:
https://grabcad.com/library/the-techpod-1"
May 2, 2015
crystal garris commented on Andrew Rabbitt's blog post Wing lift distribution presentation
"Ha, finally some else understands that elliptical lift distribution does not work as well for a loaded aircraft. I used a bell curve lift distribution when designing the techpod, although not quite as radically as done on the Prandlt wing in this ex…"
Mar 27, 2015
crystal garris commented on Andrew Jawitz's blog post Making History- The DIY origins of the Luftwaffe
"Andrew and Gary,
 "This is just Aerodynamics 101 stuff" ya that's just the problem . Now if you would like to study Aerodynamics 201, maybe you should check out some of my designs.


The Techwing. Highest Cl max flying wing available on the market.…"
Jan 21, 2015
crystal garris commented on Andrew Jawitz's blog post Making History- The DIY origins of the Luftwaffe
""How a simple, DIY-inspired design helped create the worlds most dangerous flying corps"
Most dangerous? Ya I would say history did not bear that out. The Nazis where inconsolably indifferent to the value of a human life. This is not some "feel good…"
Jan 20, 2015
crystal garris commented on Chris Anderson's blog post FAA study finds trained pilots *worse* at operating drones
"pilot induced oscillations anyone? should of had an rc guy do it."
Jan 14, 2015
crystal garris commented on PX4's blog post PX4 - Call for VTOL test pilots
"twin motors would look nice on a techwing, I'll sign up."
Dec 21, 2014
crystal garris commented on crystal garris's blog post Techwing low and slow
"Here is the chase video. Enjoy!"
Dec 11, 2014
crystal garris commented on crystal garris's blog post Techwing low and slow
"Yep that was FPV. I should see if i can get the video from him."
Dec 9, 2014
crystal garris commented on crystal garris's blog post Techwing low and slow
"@Angreas,
 sub $100 for the basic kit is the goal."
Dec 9, 2014
crystal garris commented on crystal garris's blog post Techwing low and slow
"@Martin,
Here is the payload area as flown. The battery is about 15 oz and should give about 1.4 hours of flight.

@Angreas,
 probably molded EPO, I am working on finishing the design with removable wings and a few more accouterments  like camera, a…"
Dec 9, 2014
crystal garris posted a blog post
To show just how stable the techwing is while flying slow, I made the following video.Specs:WS: 43 inchesall up weight:37 ozmotor: 370 watt 1100 kvprop: 9*7battery: 5000 mah 3s lipobattery weight:14.8 ozflight duration: 20  minutesma used: 1007As yo…
Dec 8, 2014
crystal garris commented on Chris Paulson's blog post Introducing droneCFD -- Simplifying OpenFoam simulations of small fixed wing aircraft
"Wow! Nice!"
Oct 17, 2014
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