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APM 2.6 or 2.5, which to buy?

Started this discussion. Last reply by TheMightyThor Oct 22, 2013. 10 Replies

Gource visualisation of ardupilot codebase

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jake Stew Jul 12, 2012. 1 Reply


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BEng in Avionics from QUT.
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APM, Fixed wing navigation, communication protocols

PeteD's Blog

Space Glider - FPV glider dropped from a weather balloon

Posted on March 8, 2013 at 3:33am 16 Comments

David Windestal posts a video where he uses some relatively high powered video and RC transmitters to guide a small foamie glider back to Earth after releasing it from a weather balloon. It wasn't entirely successful, but pretty cool nonetheless. Something I've always wanted to try.

Waterproof Quad Frame

Posted on October 22, 2012 at 3:01am 38 Comments

I'm not sure what the longevity of brushless motors in water would be - you wouldn't want to get water in the bearings. Seems like a pretty cool frame nonetheless.

Outback Challenge Featured on ABC's 7:30 report

Posted on October 11, 2012 at 6:15am 4 Comments

I believe Channel 10 were putting together the "Official Documentary" of the OBC. This report briefly features the OBC at Kingaroy, Quads, FPV, and the usual reckless-hobbyist/privacy/laws-behind-technology rhetoric.

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