Gary Mortimer's Blog – May 2009 Archive (5)

Flipping weather

Got up early this morning to catch a break in the weather before rain.



Two hours more time on airframe 1



Airframe 2, now comes in three fits,



Observer - looking at things one.



Telegraph - relaying things one.



Guardian - looking for baddies or fence breaks one.



Its all coming together very well, after I've charged everything again I shall head out for another two hours of flying. This time with some sandwiches.…

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Added by Gary Mortimer on May 19, 2009 at 1:10am — 3 Comments

One GCS fits all

Grown ups are doing it



http://www.defenseindustrydaily.com/One-for-All-AAI-Textrons-UAV-Control-System-05412/



Maybe there should be a Flying Fox, Ardu, Atto common GCS?? (insert device I have forgotten)



Something that allows a group of three people with three different systems on board their airframes to get together and share data.



Thinking along way… Continue

Added by Gary Mortimer on May 18, 2009 at 4:24am — 3 Comments

Airframe 3

Well finally its nearly ready to fly

Just waiting for the wind to drop for a test flight.



Its a modular thing, with stacks of room for gear in the front a work in progress of course. Hopefully of course it will provide a steady platform for an Attopilot which should be released from its shackles before too long. Dean has another one of the smaller ones which he should be test flying, thats Airframe 2. Airframe 1 is being flown to bits in order to see how… Continue

Added by Gary Mortimer on May 7, 2009 at 9:52am — 9 Comments

Dutch deploy pot sniffing MAV

Guess we will not be popular in Holland.

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2009-05/06/dutch-police-deploy-pot-sniffing-helicopter.aspx

From UK wired, how did you miss it Chris!!, maybe I missed it here.

Added by Gary Mortimer on May 6, 2009 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

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