Sean Tierney
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Florida Multi-rotor Photographer/Videographer Wanted

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Boulanger Feb 27, 2015. 2 Replies

I am looking to have some aerial photography / videography work done in the Naples Florida area next week (yes, short notice I know).  If you or someone you know has the capabilities to fly a full…Continue

3DR uBlox GPS with Compass Kit on APM 2.5?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas J Coyle III Oct 1, 2013. 5 Replies

Can the 3DR uBlox GPS with Compass Kit be used on the APM 2.5 or do you have to use a 2.6?Continue

Static position flight @ 150 feet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Tierney Oct 1, 2013. 5 Replies

Does anyone have any advice or tricks to getting a nice stable, location static flight at 150 feet up?  FPV doesn't seem to provide enough information as to whether the helicopter is drifting to any…Continue

Controlling Arducopter using Leap

Started this discussion. Last reply by F McC Jun 11, 2014. 4 Replies

I am just getting started with a project to be able to control an Arducopter using one of my Leap Motion Controllers...has anyone else tried something like this?  I am thinking I am going to make the…Continue

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Dev, photog, and vidiot living and working in Boston, MA.
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Use UAV's as a stable platform for aerial photography/videography when we can't bring in the big helicopter.
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How drones democratize videography and help sell real estate

Posted on January 19, 2014 at 6:06pm 3 Comments

Recently myself and some of my colleagues were interviewed for the online news outlet Quartz, regarding the RC multicopters that I have been building. Beyond the fun of building and flying the rigs on my own time, we have been experimenting with it in gathering video…


123D Circuits

Posted on September 11, 2013 at 2:29pm 6 Comments

For those of you who may not have seen it yet, and Autodesk released an online tool to design and test circuits.

It allows you to create a virtual environment using breadboards, Arduinos, and plenty more. Then you can simulate the project right in your browser window. You can even work on the coding collaboratively like you would with…


Arducopter HEX with round arm replacement, UPDATE: It Flies!!

Posted on July 21, 2013 at 4:51pm 1 Comment

In my last post, I mentioned that I was working on replacing the square aluminum arms with round carbon fiber ones.  I am back to say that it works!

I was having a little trouble with the PDB, but I finally figured out how to get all of the cabling into the body without leaving cable spilling out everywhere.…


Arducopter HEX with round arm replacement

Posted on July 19, 2013 at 2:15pm 5 Comments

After reading another conversation here about adding round tube arms to an Arducopter, it got me thinking: first, can I non-destructively accomplish this, and second what would be the impact to its weight and flight abilities.

I began by finding some round arms and mounts that might work, and went with a set from a Talon HEX.  I got the arms, the arm…


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At 1:54pm on April 5, 2013, Crashpilot1000 said…

Thanks for adding me to your buddylist!

Greetings from Germany


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