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Added by Nick Mann on September 11, 2012 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Battery Holy Grail on the Horizon

This might not be news to some, but for those that it is...  Amazing.  Imagine a super light material that could be both frame AND battery.  Imagine hours of electric flight time with a quad.  Or even one hour.  …


Added by Nick Mann on July 26, 2012 at 5:00am — 6 Comments

Remote Western Australia

Added by Nick Mann on June 9, 2012 at 11:55am — 11 Comments

Gyros Simplified

Just a little basic lesson in how gyros work... for us newbs.

Dragonflies are always leading the way.  When we have hyper~efficient dragonfly~wingsystems, the rotor will be made Model~T~obsolete. But that's down the road a tad....

Added by Nick Mann on March 24, 2012 at 6:08am — No Comments

Super-Zippy AC2 - modded ESCs

Many of you probably know about this.  Jason explained it's about removing the low pass filter from the ESC firmware.  Pretty fiddly procedure, but looks to be very worth it.  See links under video.

 Most stable, responsive Arducopter vid I'm yet to see...  



Added by Nick Mann on December 9, 2011 at 10:30pm — 11 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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