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Fixed-wings from boats

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andreas Gazis Aug 10, 2019. 3 Replies

Hi everyone- I'm new to the forum.Does anyone have experience in calibrating/arming and launching fixed-wings (2m wingspan, talons and talon types) from small boats? Small is sub 10m (32ft). Out at…Continue

 

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Andreas Gazis replied to Melissa Schiele's discussion Fixed-wings from boats
"I don't want to tell you anythIing stupid, I had a few flights from a boat last year with a foamie Icon A5 but cannot remember if I had an autopilot in it or not (I was trying it out with an Erle Brain but I am not sure if the boat flights had…"
Aug 10, 2019
Melissa Schiele left a comment for Andreas Gazis
"Yay a fellow drone person! Are you free for a coffee over the weekend? Best Melissa"
Aug 9, 2019
Melissa Schiele replied to Melissa Schiele's discussion Fixed-wings from boats
"Hi Andreas, Thanks for the reply! I've been flying out in the ocean BVLOS for the past year and a half (from large vessels and small islands), but we've noticed the arming issue last March in Belize when trying to launch from a small boat.…"
Aug 9, 2019
Andreas Gazis replied to Melissa Schiele's discussion Fixed-wings from boats
"Yes, you throw it. Back in the day (first time I tried was maybe 3-4 years ago, Bixler with Pixhawk), the Arduplane code had a fit if the vehicle was moving during boot so you would need to connect the battery on dry land then put it in the boat and…"
Aug 9, 2019
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Fixed-wings from boats

Hi everyone- I'm new to the forum.Does anyone have experience in calibrating/arming and launching fixed-wings (2m wingspan, talons and talon types) from small boats? Small is sub 10m (32ft). Out at sea a pref, but also interested in fresh water. I use Mission Planner.Many thanks in advance MSee More
Aug 8, 2019

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PhD researcher. Loughborough engineering and Zoological Society of London.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I fly bespoke fixed-wing water-landing drones out in the ocean.
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