Gary Mortimer's Blog – September 2009 Archive (6)

Our new airframe, Voyager

Some of you might remember the bigger version of this, the Voyager is 1.2m in wingspan, autopilot, RC receiver esc and motor all stay in the centre section attached to the wing and battery and whatever you want in the nose.



There is 2lt of space in there.



Its early days, only 6 ot so flights but it flew and we took it home in one piece!!



I have some video but I'm out the door real flying now.



Oh for ballast… Continue

Added by Gary Mortimer on September 27, 2009 at 6:16am — 8 Comments

Outback Challenge

Keep an eye out for TV streams from the Atto equipped entries here....

http://attopilot.ning.com/page/outback-tv

Mostly from the bar I think ;-)

Added by Gary Mortimer on September 27, 2009 at 2:44am — 2 Comments

Remember that dodgy ebay UAV

Here's what you should be buying.

Wired Article



Be a jet pack test pilot.



Heres the auction link



I'm hoping that tonights lottery numbers come… Continue

Added by Gary Mortimer on September 19, 2009 at 3:30am — 7 Comments

USAF shoot down Reaper

This hit the wires earlier today and the story continues growing.

Heres the Popular Science take on it.

Failsafes, who needs them.

Added by Gary Mortimer on September 14, 2009 at 1:44pm — 9 Comments

More Maynard Hill

From Popular Mechanics and very interesting

People hate Google books, but heck what a resource for our needs.

Added by Gary Mortimer on September 4, 2009 at 1:57am — No Comments

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