Winfried Rijssenbeek
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Making triple redundant autopilot with Pixhawk

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Domit Jan 11, 2018. 1 Reply

Dear All,we are working on a serious project and aim to have triple redundancy in the control; one of the ways of doing this is purchasing a high end system. Our imagination is however whether it…Continue


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Engineer and advisor in renewable energy and Solar power
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Interested in drones and crafts. Particular interest in larger drones DIY and open source, see my website

Winfried Rijssenbeek's Blog

Footage of 80 kg payload test multicopter

Posted on June 28, 2015 at 1:30pm 9 Comments

We succeeded 2015/06/25 with a test flight (craft strapped with 4 ropes) with a 80 kg payload. It only used 8 of the 12 rotors! Next,we want to give you a glimpse on how it will look in future (part with canopy) Hope you enjoy. And for all the critics: you helped us to pursue our targets! And indeed a lot of challenges ahead, range extender, silent props, etc.  Any…


The Humming Man Project Progress

Posted on April 11, 2015 at 4:00am 22 Comments

Dear All

we have moved to a new website It gives an idea on how the system will look!

After testing of motors and props and the carbon fiber tubes, we are currently building the…


Contra-rotating rotors as plan B Update of the Humming Man Project

Posted on November 14, 2014 at 11:40am 11 Comments

Dear All,

As we are now have finished the belt drive design as you can see, we are now in the making of it. Once we have tested one unit we can see how it functions, (acceleration, control, stress, vibrations, etc..). But yes always there is to be 

a plan B. And good to advance in that direction too. That craft would be configured just like the original see earlier blog. But at each end iso one e…


Air bag parachute for drones as extra safety feature?

Posted on October 16, 2014 at 2:00pm 5 Comments

Due to the safety aspects of the man drone we "invented" a combination of airbag and parachute with the purpose of opening the parachute in a spit second. We made a small testing sample. and we think it can work. So the idea is that a drone in an emergency situation would ignite a rocket parachute and that this one would open by airbag at the the top. Think that for normal drones (_tumble bee_ ) this might also be interesting. Anyone interested in such development, or sees…


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At 6:26am on August 29, 2014,
Forrest Frantz

Do not know.  Huge motor.  Depends on prop.  Do you have data for it?

At 1:43pm on October 16, 2014, Matthew said…

How far are you from a test flight?

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