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3DR Hexacopter on V3.2.1 firmware... downloadable parameters missing?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Monro Nov 8, 2015. 1 Reply

Hi guys,Well, it's been a while since I've flown, but installing the new APM Planner 2.0.18, and then loading the newest firmware on to my 3DR hexacopter, I'm not setting any common configurations…Continue

Radio Broadcast Transmission Tower inspections

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Monro Nov 1, 2015. 2 Replies

Hi all,It's been a long time since I've posted on here.I work for a radio broadcast company, and I've been wondering about the use of drones to inspect the tower and mounts of antennas and other gear…Continue

Camera Gimbal with motors, not servos

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Monro Jun 17, 2013. 1 Reply

Hi all,I'm thinking about getting this camera gimbal.…Continue


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Part 2 – Building the Copter

Posted on July 12, 2013 at 9:30pm 5 Comments

This is the second chapter in my quest to build a flying machine. If this is your first time in joining me in my project of getting a flying machine in the air, I’d encourage you to have a look at Part 1.

In the first installment in this mini series, I spoke about how difficult it’s been to get in to the world of flying copters, due a many…


A beginner's experience to the Copter world

Posted on June 18, 2013 at 5:00am 10 Comments

My dad likes remote control cars. My brothers like remote control cars. I like them too. As a family, we grew up playing with train sets laid out on the family dinner table. As kids we also used to enjoy playing with a “Thunderloop Thriller AFX Slotcar Set” and making things out of Lego. The things that typical boys enjoyed playing with.

So where do I begin with this flying journey? How about this last Christmas. It was the year of… strangely enough remote control…


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At 11:47pm on May 13, 2013, Richard Thompson said…

I have only recently got into flying drones but I have my quad working and have had a few auto flying sessions already. I am interested in seeing what other members are flying. I am having some vibration is sues with video which hopefully I will have sorted soon.

I hope you have your Hexa going soon.

At 5:34pm on May 21, 2013, Richard Thompson said…



How did you go assembling your hex?  It would be good to see some other multirotor drones flying iin Brisbane.



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