3D Robotics

Customer service!

3689425075?profile=originalHaving a problem with your APM? No worries! I'll hop on the next plane and personally come check out your board, wherever you are. It's the least we can do.


For example, John Stuart was having trouble with his ArduCopter. As it happens, he lives in Cape Town, South Africa, which is a bit far from San Francisco. Not a problem! 24 hours of air travel later, and here we are this afternoon checking out the hardware near his house. And now it's working great!


Seriously, I just happened to be in South Africa with my wife on a speaking tour and we figured out we'd be just minutes from John's home, so we managed to meet up. He's got the coolest collection of multicopters I've ever seen. Mikrokopters, Droidworx and a couple ArduCopters, plus a bunch of planes getting ready to go. Plus he lives in one of the most beautiful places in the world in which to fly (the wine country outside of Cape Town). Thanks for the hospitality, John!


It's always great fun to meet up with DIY Drones members in the real world. We're looking forward to scheduling a meetup in London next month, too. 

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  • The rain should start in the PNW very soon... so maybe you should visit next summer! Either way, this is fantastic!

  • Thats really great spirit..

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    +1 ?

  • So, Chris, what did you enjoy most of our beloved South Africa?

  • 3D Robotics

    I'm back in San Francisco now, I'm afraid :-(

  • Yes Hein, if Chris is in Pretoria Gauteng area, we should take him for a drink or a fly at the local filed

  • So Chris, till when are you still in Johannesburg?  I am earlier back from Namibia and presently in Johannesburg/Pretoria.  I thought we could also meet.  Let me know if you could find some time.




  • eheheheheh the best customer support I've seen so far !!! Chris, if you ever come to Portugal, let me know, I'll be glad to show you around, and will even brake something in my quad to let you have something to do since you're here


  • Welcome to Nice !

    (French Riviera :)

  • Welcome to Sweden or Bulgaria :-) Just let me know sometime before :-)

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