Finally, we flew a latest plane - Primus III.
In one of test fly (engine stop in air) I set new personal glide record: distance 976 meters from 68 meters altitude.…Continue
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Time to update blog. Story, named "Primus III". Prewiously, I show fuse building process:Continue
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Began sheeting Primus III fuse...…Continue
Week end. Friday.
Primus fuse remove from building slip.
Looking small, but still have over 2 meters. :)…Continue
A long time ago...
When computers were large...
I build a plane, called the Primus. But this was not the first Primus, first gone forever.…Continue
Uff...All dirty jobs are done. Trial fit, nearly 9 meters.
Now - clean, sand, spackle, prepear for…Continue
Some time we need to work with metal parts. For example - motor mount.
Is a vibrationless motormount for MVVS 152 cc twin spark engine. I think it's possible made from wood, but aluminium look much better for me.
Photos only...More about progress in build later.…Continue
Friday... This week progress. Only photos, any comments.…Continue
Monday - day heavy, as you know. So long as any work starts on Monday. So I have - apart from today started…Continue
First, load the fuselage to an inability to move. And…Continue
After years of experiments...No more tailless design.
In the last few days I make some test fly for short distance.
On ground station we use YAGI 16 dBi antenna without tracking system, connected to XBee modem with 5 meter cable.
For distance ~2,5 km system work very fine...
Mamadu take a new fin for better yaw stability.…Continue
This project has been started in october 2009 and its purpose is to build a full autonomous short range reconnaissance survey plane.
Currently Mamadu UAV used Paparazzy YAPA v.2 board, CHIMU IMU, Xbee modems for telemetry downlink and VTQ video equipment.