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BS, MS Aerospace Engineering. Been playing with robotics and RC airplanes for a few years. Also, I've done some work on autonomous computer vision systems and target localization on UAVs.

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Government charges woman with illegal export of autopilots to China

Posted on February 17, 2009 at 5:25pm 16 Comments

If you're about to deal with interested parties overseas, consider this:

Maryland woman charged with illegal export of miniature aircraft controls to China

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland woman was charged Friday with exporting miniature controls for small unmanned aircraft to China.


C Compiler for Parallax Propeller Chip

Posted on July 3, 2008 at 4:11pm 2 Comments


The BASIC Stamp and Arduino aren't the only microcontrollers out there. The Parallax Propeller chip, as many of you have already discovered, is a more powerful microcontroller. Boasting eight 32-bit processors, it is capable of parallel processing.

The major turn off for… Continue

Award Winners from the 2008 AUVSI Competition

Posted on July 3, 2008 at 6:11am 4 Comments

FLY MARINES - Photo of Utah State Team Joe Brennan, the competition director, has emailed me the results of the AUVSI student competition mentioned in the last post. After a lot of googling, I have discovered some of the UAV team websites. I've also included a… Continue

2008 AUVSI UAS Student Competition

Posted on July 2, 2008 at 6:12pm 1 Comment

The Sixth Annual Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Unmanned Aerial Systems Competition was held on June 18-22, 2008 (see competition website).

There hasn't been much buzz generated on the internet about the competition. However, one of the local Maryland newspapers has covered it.

Student engineers send creations into aerial competition Webster Field hosts UAV… Continue

PID Controller In Layman's Terms

Posted on May 28, 2008 at 9:57pm 10 Comments

Don't let that image intimidate you. It's not that bad! I was surfing on the Parallax Propeller forums and I noticed a post on PID controllers for UAVs that might be useful to some of you:

PID Stuff for you UAV Nuts out there!

PID controllers are commonly used in… Continue

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