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For Sale: PX4Flow from 3DR

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Pawlak Jul 15, 2014. 1 Reply

Brand new PX4Flow, used a few times but in perfect condition. Works great. With lens cap and DF13 6-pin to 6-pin connector. $120 shipped CONUS.…Continue

Strange loss of control in loiter

Started this discussion. Last reply by lloydm Jun 23, 2014. 6 Replies

On my fifth flight today, something very strange happened while flying loiter mode. My copter started to drift from side to side as if trying to make a large circle, and I had to fight it hard to…Continue


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Announcing UAVForecast.com

Posted on March 20, 2015 at 4:00pm 19 Comments

UAV Forecast provides a comprehensive forecast of flying conditions by combining weather data, visible GPS satellites, and solar flare (Kp) activity. It's completely free! Visit the new site here:



A Review of 3D Printing Services: Shapeways, 3D Hubs and Makerbot In-Store Printing (for PX4 and Pixhawk mounts)

Posted on March 25, 2014 at 10:00pm 13 Comments

This review compares three 3D printing services available to me in the New York City area, all of them local and two of them able to ship. I had them all print a set of anti-vibration mounts for the awesome PX4 and Pixhawk flight controllers from 3D Robotics. The cost of the service and the quality of the output differed more than I expected, and…


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At 4:19pm on March 27, 2014, Sergio said…

Great article and thanks for sharing.

I use FDM parts (uprint) on most of my experimental builds. So far no disasters and as long as you design the parts around 0.060" (min.) you should be fine. On FDM process, is key to select the proper orientation on the part build so you get the stronger "grain" direction. I can help building parts if needed. Cheers!

At 11:00am on February 28, 2016,
Felix Meissner
Wanted to ask you something - can you contact me via mail@uav-store.de or accept my friend request on here so that I can PM you? THX Felix

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