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Jeff Vyduna
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Updated: Firmware verification [used to] fail when using a Windows VM on Mac

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gareth Pointon Jan 1, 2015. 15 Replies

(Original 4/20/12; Edited 3/16/13 to reflect a working configuration) tl;dr -Running Mission Planner via a Windows VM on Mac VMWare may report verification failures when loading firmware.The comments…Continue

Tags: failed, verify, VM, VMWare, Mac


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About Me:
About one year into this hobby. Done the Bixler/Skywalker thing, now I'm venturing out.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Right now I'm all beer drone. In the past we had a team fly APM/FPV over burning man.
San Francisco

Jeff Vyduna's Blog

Tragic RC Helicopter Death in Brooklyn Park

Posted on September 5, 2013 at 6:51pm 28 Comments

This picture is a frame from a prior FPV flight conducted (safely) by the victim.

A 19-year-old model helicopter…


Need your ideas: Dynamic beer payload, high moment blade guards

Posted on July 15, 2013 at 8:15pm 6 Comments




I'm attempting to build a 9kg hex that can drop 6 beers on parachutes to people floating between houseboats on a lake.


I need your ideas: How can I adjust the tuning parameters in-flight to account for the…


Ballistic Parachute Test. 60% Fail > 100% Fail

Posted on May 20, 2012 at 6:00pm 21 Comments


At Maker Faire, Chris said auto-land is a hard problem. While I don't have much to contribute to that yet, I did want to try deploying a ballistic parachute mid-air to bring a plane down. A few others have 
shared successful parachute systems before.




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