PeteD's Blog (3)

Space Glider - FPV glider dropped from a weather balloon

David Windestal posts a video where he uses some relatively high powered video and RC transmitters to guide a small foamie glider back to Earth after releasing it from a weather balloon. It wasn't entirely successful, but pretty cool nonetheless. Something I've always wanted to try.

Added by PeteD on March 8, 2013 at 3:33am — 16 Comments

Waterproof Quad Frame

I'm not sure what the longevity of brushless motors in water would be - you wouldn't want to get water in the bearings. Seems like a pretty cool frame nonetheless.

Added by PeteD on October 22, 2012 at 3:01am — 38 Comments

Outback Challenge Featured on ABC's 7:30 report

I believe Channel 10 were putting together the "Official Documentary" of the OBC. This report briefly features the OBC at Kingaroy, Quads, FPV, and the usual reckless-hobbyist/privacy/laws-behind-technology rhetoric.

Added by PeteD on October 11, 2012 at 6:15am — 4 Comments


Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
A list of all T3 contests is here. The current round, the Vertical Horizontal one, is here

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