Wayne Dancer
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Amateur TV, 70cm video systems.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayne Dancer Jul 19, 2010. 27 Replies

What Would You Pay For An Airframe?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patrick Egan Nov 10, 2009. 24 Replies


Started this discussion. Last reply by Noth666 Jan 28, 2009. 1 Reply


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About Me:
I am an electrical engineer in the aerospace industry.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I am currently working on a side project involving commercial UAVs. My main contributions are power systems, data-links, and camera systems.
Queen Creek, AZ

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Single Sensor For Static and Dynamic Pressure

Posted on January 3, 2012 at 8:42am 2 Comments

While looking at new products on GlobalSpec, I came across this sensor from Delta Metrics.  Delta Metrics (a subsidiary of tecsis DBA) has created a single sensor to measure both static and dynamic pressure simultaneously, reducing the complexity of implementing an airspeed sensor.  More information is…


DIY Radio Altimeter ::Updated::

Posted on December 3, 2010 at 3:30pm 4 Comments

Here is a DIY radio altimeter designed by Matjaž Vidmar. It is a good start for anyone looking at a non-GPS method of finding altitude while landing.

There are no schematics or source code available on the site, but it is a good design reference and it does give the…

Electronic Valve and Ignition Timing For Model Gas Engines

Posted on June 25, 2009 at 10:22am 1 Comment

Via Hack-A-Day, here is an electronically controlled RC gas engine. With more development, this could lead to more efficient RC engines by skipping power cycles. This would allow longer flight times while at cruising… Continue

Biological Dangers to Drones

Posted on June 24, 2009 at 9:29am 8 Comments

With more and more small drones being put into the air by the military, companies, individuals like us we will start to see more incidents like this one;

Raptor attack! from Billwhit on Vimeo.

Granted, the owner of this RC plane also designed it to look like a hawk, but the military will probably start to camouflage small drones to look like… Continue

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 3:33pm on April 23, 2008, Dean said…
Wayne - I see your invite to be friends on DIY drones, but don't see the place to accept it.

At 8:40am on March 18, 2009, humboldtSG said…
cool pics

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