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VOLO - Tiny bright LED's for your Multirotor

Check out these tiny little LED's, they look great for orientation or FPV carpark flying.They are only 21mm x 7mm and come in White, Blue, Red and Green.

From the VOLO website...

Unlike any other LED, the VOLO LEDs were specifically designed for multirotors. They offer a bright, tight cluster of LEDs and are available in…


Added by Scott James on June 12, 2015 at 7:55pm — 3 Comments

FPV Multirotor Racing :)

Hey Guys, This is a little off topic but it's awesome fun!

I have created a website dedicated to this new sport! (If you can call it that)  :)

To give you an idea of what it's all about I have attached some videos from our first race…


Added by Scott James on January 4, 2013 at 12:00am — 15 Comments

Melbourne UAV is out of the Outback Challenge

Hi Guys,
Unfortunately down here in…

Added by Scott James on August 15, 2012 at 5:30am — 15 Comments

The Devil Ray

Hi Guys!


If you have not seen this yet check it out!


It is the Devil Ray 2.4M flying wing  made by Chris McNair.

We asked him to make one for us to use in the Australian Outback UAV Challenge. And before you ask we have an ATTO IMU onboard!

The Devil Ray has the option of 3 different wing sets 1.8m, 2.4m and a 3.6m. (We have…


Added by Scott James on March 8, 2011 at 12:00am — 25 Comments

Around the world with no fuel!

Hi Guy's,

Way off topic but.... How cool is this!

These guys have built a solar plane that has the potential to stay up for ever with no fuel!!

The will attempt to fly it through the night in the next week or so.

Here is a little video from their YouTube channel.…


Added by Scott James on July 4, 2010 at 6:39am — 6 Comments

Drive your car with your iPhone!

How's this!

Just when you are running out of apps for your iPhone.

Could be good to drop the Wife off to work while I watch TV in bed! :)

Check out the story here.




Added by Scott James on November 2, 2009 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Ready made camera mount

I found this camera mount, it could make life easy!
Here is a link to the website. Cheers!

Added by Scott James on September 20, 2008 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

Well it has taken me about a month but I think I finally have a plan!

Well it has taken me about a month but I think I finally have a plan for a UAV.

Please excuse my childlike MS Paint style diagrams! This is what I would like it to be able to do. It is using in the BASIC… Continue

Added by Scott James on February 23, 2008 at 10:00pm — 5 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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