Ben Dellar
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Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Running three different Drones for various experimentation and devleopment testing
1) X-UAV Talon with a Pixhawk
2) Bixler 3 running APM
3) F450 Quad with a MiniAPM

Ben Dellar's Blog

100km in the X-UAV Talon

Posted on September 9, 2016 at 11:50pm 34 Comments

I have been thinking about sending my X-UAV Talon on a 100km flight and despite pondering it for a long time today I hit the milestone in an unplanned way.

During a checkout flight for our spare support aircraft for West Coast UAV's entry in the…


Finding Joe at the 2016 Medical Express Challenge

Posted on June 19, 2016 at 8:07pm 4 Comments


Here at team West Coast UAV we've been hard at work integrating all the different requirements for the 2016 Medical Express Challenge to be held in Queensland, Australia later this year. One of the key requirements is to accurate locate poor old Joe.

We know Joe is within 100m of his reported location, and he will be wearing his trusty blue jeans. Our approach is to take an image of the entire…


West Coast UAV's Deliverable 2 for the 2016 Medical Express Challenge

Posted on April 13, 2016 at 11:30pm 11 Comments

West Coast UAV is pleased to have completed the Deliverable 2 Technical Report and submitted this to the competition organisers.

This report details the our UAV systems that will be used the complete the mission and our risk management approach.

The team has put in a lot of work to get to this stage. Our key achievements have…


Comms Network for Multiple UAVs! West Coast UAV in the 2016 Outback Challenge

Posted on September 16, 2015 at 6:00pm 4 Comments

Team West Coast UAV achieved one of our major milestones during testing on the weekend, controlling multiple UAVs through a multi-point comms network suitable for the 2016 Outback Challenge. 

One of the main challenges for our mission will be establishing reliable communications between our ground station and the retrieval aircraft when it lands at a distance of over 10 km away. To solve…


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