Gary Mortimer's Blog – November 2009 Archive (4)

What did I just do (head in hands, gentle sobbing)


I just disqualified one of the coolest UAS projects around from the T3 contest.

http://goosetech.homelinux.com/soaring/journal.php

If you have not been following Dan, then you should!!

Added by Gary Mortimer on November 29, 2009 at 10:19pm — 5 Comments

For those of you planning to buy from UNAV

Chris might pull this post down fast when he sees it!!

I am getting increasingly angry at the attitude of UNAV towards Ardupilot, most people know I don't use an Ardupilot, I'm not clever enough to put one together, but I like the project.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1030817&page=19

I will let you guys read and decide.

Added by Gary Mortimer on November 29, 2009 at 1:34am — 36 Comments

Anybody able to guess what this is??



I can't tell you exactly where it is, but I can tell you there are only 75 in South Africa and we managed to fly bang over the top of it at first attempt yesterday.



There is a good reason for only posting a low res image as well.



All in all a very exciting use for sUAS in Africa and exactly what we set out to do. There will be stacks of environmental uses for… Continue

Added by Gary Mortimer on November 22, 2009 at 10:47pm — 28 Comments

Atto in Africa


Had a very pleasant afternoon picnicking and an Atto flight in the Kamberg, take off at 6500' on a hot day.

The flying wing goes a little quicker in the thin air!

Deep joy.

Added by Gary Mortimer on November 8, 2009 at 11:26am — 5 Comments

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