Toby Lankford
  • Male
  • Amarillo, TX
  • United States

Toby Lankford's Friends

  • Shane
  • Little Smart Things
  • Daniel
  • eason
  • Twing Kewl
  • Vega Tech Group LLC
  • Vinny
  • Applied Aeronautics
  • Darrell Burkey
  • Emlid
  • Roger Sollenberger
  • Todd
  • CSGShop
  • BacklashRC
  • Jonathan Parrott

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Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I have been working on UAV's since 2006. I have been an RC enthusiast since I was a child. I have been away from the work for awhile but I am interested in working with the open source community again.

Toby Lankford's Blog

RPFlightSystems, Inc Announcing Partnership for Extreme Endurance sUAS

Posted on April 14, 2015 at 6:32am 3 Comments

Announcing our new partnership with RPFlightSystem, Inc.  I am the new CTO for RPFlightSystems, Inc and I am bringing my work with GaAS solar cells from Alta Devices to provide a production solar plane under 5kg with the Vigilant UAS.…


3D Printed LOKI quad, the WCUAVC and Aerial Vista Challenge Team

Posted on February 1, 2015 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

2014 was an exciting year for the Aerial Vista Challenge with lots of ups and downs but some amazing progress in unmanned capabilities and unmanned systems integration.  First, we are disappointed to have not had any news on a date for the Wildlife Conservation UAV Challenge that was supposed to happen in November of last year.  We have had no news in the last month and there is nothing scheduled on their website for 2015.  We have been holding back on decimating…


Is this a Drone? The Rise of the FAA Propaganda Division

Posted on July 11, 2014 at 7:59am 6 Comments

A friend and I were discussing the FAA and our efforts in the drone community to engage with the regulatory body.  I am sure many of you have had that discussion and most of the ones that have been around pre-2007 are aware of the long standing efforts of Gary, Patrick and many others.  I explained to my friend that in 2013 there were over 4500…


Happy 4th of July: May the FAA Give Us Our Independence

Posted on July 4, 2014 at 9:10pm 1 Comment

Drone Fireworks Display Courtesy of Aerial Vista Challenge Team.  We at the Aerial Vista Challenge Team share the spirit of freedom, independence and social dignity for all people around the world.  We will have an team update about our exciting progress on Friday July 11, 2014.  Thank you for all of our followers and supporters.  We are in the proving trial portion of…


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At 6:53am on February 22, 2015, eddie birdsong said…
Hey Toby . If you don't mind, can you please explain how you got your flight modes for your tx to work in mission planner? I'm going crazy here trying to do this on my own. How did you change channel 8 to channel 6? Please help.
At 8:19pm on February 22, 2015, Toby Lankford said…

Eddie, if you are talking about apmplane, then you need to pull up the full parameters list in mission planner.  There is an option for flight mode channel.  Change it to 6.  I hope this helps

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