Aaron Buckner
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Can I use this transmitter/reciever? E-Flite LP5DSM + AR6100e?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Vaughan Aug 30, 2009. 2 Replies

I have an E-Flight BladeCX2 that was given to me recently using the above equipment, I was wondering if this would be a suitable Tx/Rx Pair for a Fun Jet or Easystar with Ardupilot?


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Gary McCray commented on Aaron Buckner's blog post CNN Article - Drones go mainstream
"Illustrates an interesting point. Corporate and Government use of UAVs to the potential exclusion of unaligned civil use. If a path to easy and free use by ordinary citizens is not maintained, corporate and government use could be used to…"
Jan 9, 2013
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Jan 9, 2013
Aaron Buckner commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Preview of ArduCopter 2.6.1
"the props rotate automatically when in free fall, I don't understand why it was "demonstrated" as you only really hear about it when helis lose power in flight causing an auto-rotation. the problem I have and its a minor one is that…"
Jul 17, 2012
Aaron Buckner commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Me and "Kill Decision" author Daniel Suarez on CNET
"What a great video! "
Jul 15, 2012
Aaron Buckner commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Trash-collecting sub-drone design
"In the pacific there is a huge "trash sink" where currents meet and grabage tends to congregate I remember reading something about an expedition that is headed out to chart it and do more research that left Hawaii recently if I remember…"
Jul 13, 2012
Aaron Buckner commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Best FPV video ever?
"That guy def has skills behind the controller that was pretty impressive and @JackCrossfire that IS the funniest Anim Gif"
Mar 21, 2012
Aaron Buckner commented on Chris Anderson's blog post The future of TED talks (with quadcopter robocameras), as imagined by director Ridley Scott,
"In the very near future I see swarms of drones covering events around the world, remember that slightly hokey feature on DVDs when they were first released where you could change the angle in a scene? Imagine being able to pick your view out of…"
Mar 18, 2012
Aaron Buckner commented on Chris Anderson's blog post For want of one "line replaceable unit", a $73m drone was lost
"@Ellison Chan: ummm seriously? so you are saying that a human life has a dollar value? not that I'm happy with the price tag"
Mar 7, 2012
Aaron Buckner commented on Jordi Muñoz's blog post Please welcome ArduPilotMega 2.0!
"Can you quote a cost for the APM 2.0 with Mag+SD or is that not available at the moment? I am very happy with my uBlox GPS and would like to continue using it."
Dec 1, 2011
Aaron Buckner commented on Chris Anderson's blog post The Open Source Hardware industry: Million Dollar Babies
"Wow that is a VERY common misconception... I would have thought at least adafruit would make a better distinction... Chris maybe you need to get up on your soapbox and tell people ;) Its good to see all these OSH platforms and vendors getting paid…"
May 3, 2010
Aaron Buckner commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post From the US Airforce, I'm off to get a fishing boat.
"I was driving south on I-75 this morning and saw the drone being pulled on a trailer going north!!!"
Apr 8, 2010
Aaron Buckner commented on automatik's blog post What's your screen resolution? - help GCS desing
"Netbook... 1024x600"
Mar 15, 2010
Aaron Buckner replied to Dan Hackens's discussion Build a Hermes 900 uav
"I would really like to see that plane back in stock in the next decade at nitroplanes... they have several items that looks tasty but they haven't been in stock in the last 9 months... I've been looking..."
Jan 16, 2010
Aaron Buckner commented on Chris Anderson's blog post This is why we picked Arduino--it's taking over the world!
"There seems to be much more of a hobby/personal use crowd gathering, due I think caused by the DIY/Make environment as of late (of which I am one I am recent convert) but this has been the easiest way to get into electronics simply because of the…"
Dec 30, 2009
Aaron Buckner commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Ten tips for getting your Makerbot to work
"I still hope to get one of these in the near future! Keep us up to date! I really am interested in seeing how detailed you can get this thing tuned! Great Job"
Dec 29, 2009
Aaron Buckner commented on Patrick Egan's blog post What's up with the Drone haters?
"There are tons of non-war uses for UAVs look at cropcam to name one! I have zero interest in military use, its interesting to see what they develop but only because the world military's are the ones pumping billions into these programs,…"
Dec 17, 2009

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New to the Ardupilot scene, I've been a lurker for a while!
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Military Brat, San Fran, but I hang my hat in Clearwater, FL

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CNN Article - Drones go mainstream

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Ardupilot ordered! Now for the fun adapting this to a non-rc ROV!

Posted on August 29, 2009 at 7:57am 4 Comments

Hi everyone, I'm new to the community though I have been keeping an eye on this project for several months with the hopes of integrating it with my ROV Project. Last week I finally ordered my initial load out of Ardupilot gear. For starters I'll explain my project and my goals.

My project is very different from anything I have seen using Ardupilot of course I could be wrong and if I am thats going to make my life easier :) My project is a PC Based Tread-Based ROV Chassis (more… Continue

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