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[Solved] Need Help: Tricopter Radio Calibration - Throttle, Pitch and Roll all 'connected'

Started this discussion. Last reply by Butch Canares Aug 14, 2015. 3 Replies

Hi all,I have been struggling for sometimes with Tricopter which I will use soon for the expedition in the Borneo Forest. I somehow can't calibrate well my radio. I use Spektrum DX6i (mode 2) bind to…Continue

Tags: calibration, Radio, Tricopter

Droidplanner: flight time estimation (mapping mission) and altitude higher than 200m (DP2 & 3)

Started Feb 6, 2015 0 Replies

Hi all,I have been searching around and trying to figure out for about two days or so on how to get flight time estimation in Droidplanner (as we have in Mission Planner) as I would really need it…Continue

Tags: time, estimation, flight, altitude, maximum

APM fell into the fresh water with battery connected, any advice?

Started this discussion. Last reply by David L. Oct 7, 2014. 9 Replies

Dear all,I have been using a DIY h-copter for supporting my social-ecological research in the Borneo. Just some days ago, due to my mistake on not checking the battery, the h-copter fell into the…Continue

Really need help in the field: Compas Calibration gives lots of points without dancing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rai Mar 5, 2014. 2 Replies

Dear all,I built DIY H-quad with APM 2.6 in it and tested many times in Europe (where I am based at this moment). This quad is for supporting my social-ecological research in Bornean rain forest…Continue


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Just a normal human being keen on using technology for society's good
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I am very much interested on building different type of UAV [frames] to support researches and local community in particular dealing with social-ecological systems [forest, coastal areas] tackling the issues of deforestation, conservation, participatory mapping, etc.
Bandung, Indonesia

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Dayaks and Drones - The Movie

Posted on December 13, 2014 at 1:30am 10 Comments


Dear All,

Just returned back from the field and somehow one of our works is documented and filmed. This work is part of our larger research on the political-ecology of river in…


Community Drones : A Short (unprofessionally made) Clip

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 9:00pm 7 Comments

Dear all: Thanks lot for all the insights, time, information and most importantly is the spirit that you all share here in DIY Drones. It is just a quick post as I am still in Borneo and not having too good internet connection. We just want to share a short (unprofessionally made) clip that we (hardly) tried to make. I hope it will give you all some information on how far…


Community Drones In Borneo

Posted on June 4, 2014 at 8:06am 15 Comments

Dear all,

We would like to report our progress in using drones (what we call "community drones") to support community mapping (customary forest etc.) and community struggle for their land. As some of you have probably heard or been informed that rapid land use change has been happening in Borneo due to various large scale activities [i.e. oil palm plantations,…


Tricopters and Flying Wings for Forest and Island Mapping in Borneo

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 8:56am 15 Comments

Hi All

We would like to share some pictures and stories from our work in Borneo using DIY Tricopter and flying wing with APM for mapping community forest (village forest and customary forest) purpose. We also aim at mapping the land use change at certain areas due to the establishment of large-scale plantation [mostly oil palm] and large scale mining [mostly…


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At 11:28pm on June 6, 2014, eko rahardjo said…

I'm glad to meet you Rai..



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