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kruk commented on Alex Williams's blog post Open source underwater glider
"+1 John Arne Birkeland"
Oct 22, 2017

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John Arne Birkeland commented on Alex Williams's blog post Open source underwater glider
"Best example of a true open-source/DIY spirited project I have seen in a long time."
Oct 19, 2017
JB commented on Alex Williams's blog post Open source underwater glider
"This is fantastic! Thanks for sharing!"
Oct 18, 2017
Antonie Kruger commented on Alex Williams's blog post Open source underwater glider
"This is brilliant, great work and thanks for sharing - now I need to get my 3D printer up and going."
Oct 18, 2017
Gary McCray commented on Alex Williams's blog post Open source underwater glider
"Really great innovation and excellent execution.A truly novel design, high efficiency propulsion solely by ascending and descending.Seems to me this might be combined with one of the the wave or solar powered self propulsion boat methods for really…"
Oct 17, 2017
Alex Williams commented on Alex Williams's blog post Open source underwater glider
"@John Moore, Currently the glider can operate for about 6 hours (~4km if you extrapolate upon current speed/glider characteristics), however the current glider version has the stepper motors powered constantly and therefore does not benefit from…"
Oct 17, 2017
John Moore commented on Alex Williams's blog post Open source underwater glider
"How much endurance are you getting?"
Oct 17, 2017
Andrew Rabbitt commented on Alex Williams's blog post Open source underwater glider
"Awesome work Alex!  Congratulations"
Oct 16, 2017
Laser Developer commented on Alex Williams's blog post Open source underwater glider
"Fabulous!"
Oct 15, 2017

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RM Aviation commented on Alex Williams's blog post Open source underwater glider
"Absolutely brilliant stuff Alex, thanks so much for sharing."
Oct 15, 2017
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Open source underwater glider

I thought people here might be interested in a project that I’ve been working on for a while.There are no affordable extended duration underwater exploration projects and I’ve developed a hardware platform to provide this capability. The glider uses a mixture of 3D printed components and commodity parts (such as the Blue Robotics tubing/end-caps/serial communication boards). The model is viewable on the …See More
Oct 15, 2017

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About Me:
Tinkerer, autodidact and mechatronics hobbyist, I have enjoyed creating engineering projects from a young age.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I have designed/built a couple of quadcopters/tricopters and I have developing an open source underwater glider.
Hometown:
UK

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Open source underwater glider

Posted on October 15, 2017 at 5:30am 10 Comments

I thought people here might be interested in a project that I’ve been working on for a while.

There are no affordable extended duration underwater exploration projects and I’ve developed a hardware platform to provide this capability. The glider uses a mixture of 3D…

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