Jacob Cunningham
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Any benefits to contra-rotating multi-rotors?

Started Aug 26, 2016 0 Replies

I would think stability, but the downside of more parts that might break.I had this idea of a multi-rotor with 16 motors, it's actually four identical quad-copters that stack together, 8 motors face…Continue

Why aren't these laser-guidance systems more prevalent?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marvelmind Robotics Jul 9, 2016. 29 Replies

This is an indoor navigation I realize but it is so accurate and awesome!This is old, posted on 2012Continue

What's with the word "drone"?

Started Aug 19, 2015 0 Replies

I don't get why now it seems that anything small that flies is considered a "drone". I'd like to argue that drone implies autonomous although the Predators which have pilots are called drones as…Continue

Is this dumb? Sphere drone.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jacob Cunningham Aug 7, 2015. 1 Reply

This is probably another hair-brained idea.This is how this thing would (doesn't exist yet)…Continue

 

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About Me:
I am a Physics/Engineering student

I design and fly model aircraft on my spare time, typically going for performance and aesthetics ( geometric ).

I also film and video edit as well as making music on the side.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I am working on autonomous vehicles which can be used easily by the public. I think that Ardupilot takes care of that very well so I am in luck.

Currently I am an FPV pilot so not technically a UAV operator yet.

I am very excited to soon own an APM 2. The thought of constant autonomous flight is thrilling.
Hometown:
Fredonia NY

Some of my work

Dread Lock Sally ~ A pusher platform made out of paint sticks 

Collection of photographs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zefmXmwcRiY

Slope soaring ( energy conservation ) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCutem43WEs

Old models

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