Gary Mortimer's Blog – February 2012 Archive (4)

Music anyone

Quadrotors designed and built at the University of Pennsylvania perform the James Bond Theme by playing various instruments including the keyboard, drums and maracas, a cymbal, and the debut of an adapted guitar built from a couch frame. The quadrotors play this “couch guitar” by…


Added by Gary Mortimer on February 29, 2012 at 2:04pm — 14 Comments

AR.Drone 2.0 Pre Orders to open March 1st

Now with a loop at the touch of a button and USB port that allows you do grab your HD images.

The AR.Drone is beginning to be a useful platform, not long before every builder has one.…


Added by Gary Mortimer on February 29, 2012 at 4:30am — 9 Comments

Someone stole these guys pole

Much better looking than the last tethered attempt, like the idea of a big coaxial pair in the centre to do the lifting. I knew a girl like that.

The HoverMast responds to the need for quick, mobile intelligence gathering. At the click of a button, the system autonomously deploys, rising to heights of up to 50 meters within 10-15…


Added by Gary Mortimer on February 24, 2012 at 6:00am — 10 Comments

Introducing Brett Whalin @ sUAS News

You don't need to be a rocket scientist (I know I know several people here really are) to realise that UAS are beginning to take off (pun 1)

We are honored at sUAS News to have Brett Whalin contributing, recent UND graduate.  Brett is a commercial, multi-engine pilot with over 212 hours in manned planes, 70 hours on the ScanEagle/I-MUSE SIL, over 120 hours on the ScanEagle…


Added by Gary Mortimer on February 20, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments

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