"David, I am sad to say that he is 100% correct. The devil is in the details, which have a section explicitly calling out a UAV made from 100% store bought parts. Do you carve your own props, machine and wind you motors. They are trying to pull a…"
"Interesting. What platform generated this file? Mission Planer, DJI app. Don't know so I googled json file. It is a human readable protocol for data objects to be transferred between different applications. As for the format of the lat/lon data…"
"Maybe a flashing led or strobe on a 3.5' vertical stick would help with traffic visibility. As well as side vision cameras to detect a threat vehicle and stop the bot before the collision. A cardboard box on wheels doesn't help either as…"
"Not possible with the toy drones you specify. Why would you need to do this any way. Existing transmitters for video are dirt cheap for the short ranges you are talking about. If you want a secure info system tethered there are companies who have…"
"First I must ask, why bother with one of those. Do you have thermopile sensors or a imu sensor board. I flew one of these a back in those days. Had 3 axis thermopile and GPS and 2 way telemetry. I may still have a copy of the firmware that I…"
Hey Greg ! It hit me while I was sleeping tonight and woke me up ! Getting baby scale is an Excellent idea! not just to weigh the plane but if I get one that shows ounces and fraction of ounces I can weigh each item and figure it's moment before I put it in the plane and help figure the best spot for it from the COG + or - and keep the trimming ballast to a minimum. the rest of the plane will be foam I have been looking at power plants and might do Something Novel ? I am aiming for a take off weight of 4 1/2 to 5 pounds if I get a power plant out of something 7 to 10 pounds it should be lots Thanks! Have a Great Day!
I read your posts that you have made a camera gimbal stabilizer. I work on Arduplane source code, with the APM-1 board, attaching 2 servo to work out solution for 2-axis stabilizer. It will be helpful if you could share your source so that I can have a look at it to get a better idea !
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