Robert Krogh (hooks)'s Blog (72)

MikroKopter - HexaKopter

I like what I see, but it's a very expensive "toy".

Starting at: $1,549.95USD



RTH.

Hold pos.

Over 1 kg of payload.



See the video it's pretty nice.





Info: Google translate in… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on October 17, 2009 at 10:30am — 12 Comments

About Video Transmitter

I know that most countries have legislation in terms of radio / video transmitters. I also know that many people do not always comply with this legislation.

What are your experiences and opinions with video transmitters?



1. Frequency

2. Power

3. Range

4. Range with Antenna tracker.

5. Effect on GPS signal.

6. LAW



I know that there is no reason to discuss range since the law says in line of sight when… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on October 11, 2009 at 5:30am — 30 Comments

How to get more room for payload in Easystar.



I made a new fuselage for the easystar to get more room for payload. This proto is made in 2 layers of carbonfiber. The carbonfiber is very easy to work with, so if any one out there like to make some modifications just go for it.

I got the carbonfiber from here



The weight of the T-REX fuselage is about 140g = 4.93 ounces - still need to make the inner fuselage so the… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on October 7, 2009 at 7:00am — 19 Comments

OWL: UAV / FPV platform

A new platform "OWL" will soon be ready for small RC UAV / FPV flying.



The plane will look like this:









The model are made in glassfiber and balsa:



More info on the OWL will come in the near future!



A new Platform based on the Multiplex Alfa 2100 are on the Drawing… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on September 11, 2009 at 2:30am — 58 Comments

Artodito on my Multiplex Alfa 21

Artodito Cam on my multiplex Alfa 21.…







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Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on August 15, 2009 at 12:30pm — 10 Comments

I have a proposal for a new platform for uav.

I know this is a bit risky to propose a new platform for a UAV, but I think it could be a very good platform.



The system are slow, stabel, won't brake if a crash should happen, easy to operate, ok payload.



How about having ArduPilot installed on a RC Paraglider.





I hope you all can se the opportunities with this kind of systems.



See more here RC… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on June 14, 2009 at 1:00pm — 16 Comments

Nice Video Capture & Screen Recording software

Free Nice Software Video Capture & Screen Recording... The best free solution I could find.

Hope anyone can use it.

Video Capture & Screen Recording

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on June 11, 2009 at 12:35pm — 4 Comments

Reply from Multiplex on a request for a bigger "easystar" model.

Here is the answer from multiplex on a request for a bigger model like Easystar.



Hello,

we got similar requests from several other pilots as well.

First of all, the Easy-Glider was made in some view to get a bigger plane with adequate flying caracteristics than EasyStar.

We know, that with the prop in front it is not that easy to convert, but some people did this with good success.

On the other hand it is not possible to make the same model simply…
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Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on June 9, 2009 at 11:16am — 4 Comments

JR mx 12 long range TX

My JR mx12 FM 35 Mhz TX got an overhaling made by Thomas Scherrer.



FM 35 Mhz 10 mW - UHF 433 Mhz 500 mW ( secret button1,3 W)





Replacement of the FM tx to the new long range UHF tx.

OLD FM TX

New UHF TX Don't have to think about channel or "range" anymore.



With a Yagi antenna and the new tracking antenna from immersion…

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Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on June 1, 2009 at 3:30pm — 22 Comments

Pan and tilt for video link

Because of bad weather her in Denmark I had the time to make a pan and tilt system for my Seagull 2200 inspired by the pan and tilt system from Range video. (DIY is much cheaper). I have ordered a 1 Watt 2,4 Ghz Video TX and RX from Range video so now the Seagull will soon be ready for a FPV flying.





Still wayting for better weather before I can start testing Ardupilot… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on May 6, 2009 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

First testflight UAV Seagull 2200

Yes the first testflight is over, and the seagull 2200 are still alive.



I planed a small 5 waypoint route on a open area near Aalborg, Denmark.



After calibration on the FMA sensor I was ready to give it a try.



After a little manual flight I pushed the auto button on my remote CH 5.. So far so good. The plane started making bit of rocking with the rudder - after a sec or two the plane gets stabel and just holding… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on May 3, 2009 at 3:00am — 12 Comments

UAV Seagull 2200

Now my Seagull 2200 are ready for first testflight. I have uploaded the ArduPilot_EasyStar_WP code on the board so I "hope" it can make a testflight so I can optimize here and there...

The seagull 2200 is a very stabel mashine modified with a stronger motor and a bigger prob.









Offcause I… Continue

Added by Robert Krogh (hooks) on May 1, 2009 at 12:30pm — 10 Comments

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