Robert Krogh (hooks)'s Blog (72)

FY 21 AP II now also an Autopilot

FY21 AP stabilizer started out as a great FPV product with functions like Auto circle and Return to home etc. Now the system will have an upgrade option so it's possible to do mouse point navigation via a laptop.

With the upgrade is becomes a simple Autopilot with one way point navigation at a time via Google Earth map.

The system… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on August 24, 2010 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

Mugin 3 meter UAV platform

Big platform available for UAV flying.

2 UAV versions.

V tail version and T tail version

See more about the Mugin UAV platform

Test flight…


Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on August 15, 2010 at 6:30am — 55 Comments

Simple low cost gyro stabilized camera roll axis

I'm going to mount this 10 x zoom camera under wing inside fuselage in my Skywalker. There is space for it. it will be pointing out to the left side of the plane because the FY 21 AP will turn left in circle mode.

The system are very simple and also low cost. The servo got mems gyro inside. I know it wont stabilize the camera 100 % but I think it will be OK for armature UAV flying.

I got the servo from… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on June 16, 2010 at 10:49am — 31 Comments

Hugin UAV platform

Hugin UAV platform…


Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on June 15, 2010 at 12:30am — 40 Comments

Simple UAV system FY-21AP

I want to introduce this "new" simpel UAV system (FY-21AP)

IMU stabilizer with functions like:

  1. Auto stabilizing
  2. Return to Home function
  3. Auto circle over given position
  4. Hold altitude
  5. RC normal flight.
Three working… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on June 13, 2010 at 11:30pm — 10 Comments

Is this Ardupilot inside this frame?

This picture got me thinking that Ardupilot is inside this Airframe?…


Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on May 4, 2010 at 2:25pm — 24 Comments

Not all flights go as planned.

Importance to dampen the vibrations!

Learned my lession.…


Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on April 21, 2010 at 4:30am — 13 Comments

Navigation without GPS

A video below demonstrates how Skilligent

Visual Localization System can be used to solve an outdoor localization

problem. The camera is mounted under the belly of an unmanned aerial

vehicle (UAV). The camera is used to search for visual landmarks on the

ground (a terrain matching based navigation)

Visual Localization System…


Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on April 19, 2010 at 5:18am — 7 Comments

Strong EPO Foam Skywalker UAV platform for sale

The new EPO foam version of the Skywalker UAV platform are now for sale.

Price 144 USD + 40 USD in shipping.…


Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on April 17, 2010 at 10:30am — 25 Comments

The new FY-3zt pilot! will soon be available.

Hi All,

I made a little video clip of the Groundstation yesterday!

Let me interduce the FY-3ZT autopilot for small UAV.

Yes! it's made in China.

Yes! it will be low cost. Price level (not set yet)

No! I didn't test it yet. Working on it.

The company who made it call it FY-3ZT! Lets call it…


Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on April 2, 2010 at 1:00am — 16 Comments

Yet another nice platform coming out for UAV / FPV

Soon this platform will be ready and it's made for FPV / UAV flying for the amature marked.

Made of glassfiber.

Wingspan: 1,6 M



Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on March 24, 2010 at 11:30pm — 14 Comments

The BIG Skywalker FPV UAV platform

Skywalker is now in a new version made of EPO foam. Much stronger foam.

Length: 1180mm

Wingspan: 1680mm

Wing Area¡G35.5dm2

Wing Loading¡G36.6


4 x 9g Servo

3S1P 11.1V 2200mAH-5000mAH

Motor: 2215-1200KV or 2815-900KV

Propeller: APC-9045E 9060E

I think this platform could be the replacement for the smaller Easystar if it's possible. What do you…


Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on March 13, 2010 at 7:30am — 29 Comments

Special! PROJET MQ-9 Reaper 98


Pre-Order Special! PROJET MQ-9 Reaper 98" RC UAV Predator/Drone Airplane ARF Kit


It's propable not the best platform for small UAV flying, but then again alot of ppl love the plane for the design.…


Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on March 10, 2010 at 12:00pm — 55 Comments

RC Flight Stabilization and RTH system.

Flight Stabilization integrates the tree-axis gyroscope, thee axis acceleration, which make up a basic platform inertial navigation system.

I found this new Thai maybe China Product. Maybe it could have some interest for some in here.

The manual can be found…


Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on February 16, 2010 at 5:03am — 17 Comments

Flybarless E-Stabilizer 3-Axis gyro $159.99

I know it's a bit of topic.

Questions: Would it be possible to use this 3-Axis gyro as stabilizer for modelplane.

And if not: Why?

Flybarless E-Stabilizer $159.99

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on January 29, 2010 at 6:37am — 22 Comments

Little noname UAV

Wingspan: 1120mm

Boby length: 970mm

Camera with tilt function.

5 Nylon bolts holding… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on January 14, 2010 at 1:33pm — 13 Comments

I made it... But what is it?

I know it smells like DIY project.

It is low cost and very easy to build, but what is it?

BTW it's working.

It has 4 selectable channels in the standard 2.4GHz ISM band. It provides you with one composite video and stereo audio output… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on December 22, 2009 at 11:30am — 26 Comments

Sony Webbie on Easystar

I got my Sony Webbie! and with the wide lense.

It's installed in the nose of my easystar, I was a little nervous if it was too heavy for the star.

The test flight went ok, although the weather was bad.…


Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on November 9, 2009 at 3:31am — 12 Comments

Low cost open source 3D printer

I know this is slightly outside the category, but could still be a helpful tools for some people in here.

See more here

Made in England

Price €433… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on October 26, 2009 at 6:17am — 5 Comments

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