Gary Mortimer's Blog – July 2009 Archive (9)

Time on your thumbs?? iDrone

Looks like fun. How many drone games are out there?? I know about the Predator add on for FSX, must be more.

Heres the link

Added by Gary Mortimer on July 24, 2009 at 11:30pm — No Comments

DIYdrones at Oshkosh?


That is the DIYdrones bird isn't it?? Or have I got that wrong

Quite a nice piece of video of the landing on link below, you get a good sense of the size of the thing.

Link to article

Added by Gary Mortimer on July 23, 2009 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

USAF all droned up

From some American tech magazine

Air Force plans for all drone future

Added by Gary Mortimer on July 18, 2009 at 4:00am — 6 Comments

Lets start using the correct units

Am I the only person that is pretty hacked off that people use kmh to describe speed and not knots and meters for altitude rather than feet.

It will cause rants, but Aviation Authorities around the world are already asking ground stations to be in the correct units.

Added by Gary Mortimer on July 15, 2009 at 12:17pm — 25 Comments

Call for the BAT MAV

How cool is this

Added by Gary Mortimer on July 8, 2009 at 12:23am — 1 Comment

Ive started as well

Just as reminder to myself, when looking back at blog posts in many years time, (am I milking this)

Ordered my Ardupilot and Xbees from Cool Components, here in the UK.

Bring on integration to an airframe capable of an hours flight with HD on board!

I will order a shield and sensors when the later become available.

Added by Gary Mortimer on July 7, 2009 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

It flew alright

Mike sends Airframe 3 on its way…

Continue

Added by Gary Mortimer on July 6, 2009 at 4:41am — 8 Comments

UK RCAP meet



Managed to maiden a new version of Airframe3 today ahead of the weekends aerial photography meet at Leamington Spa, twenty plus aerial photography types flying camping and perhaps some tall stories. Heres the RCgroups link if you fancy joining us. I reckon this will be one of the biggest meetings of RC photographers in the world.



The kit of… Continue

Added by Gary Mortimer on July 2, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Mucho Cool

Added by Gary Mortimer on July 2, 2009 at 12:05am — 1 Comment

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