0 Steve Morris of MLB (spyplanes.com) joins us on this week's podcast (VTOL UAVs and more) Posted by Tim Trueman on November 24, 2009 at 12:49am iTunes linksAAC: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=330632997MP3: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=330633212RSS feedAAC: http://feeds.feedburner.com/diydronesMP3: http://feeds.feedburner.com/diydronesmp3Steve Morris of MLB joins us to talk about his VTOL UAV, ITAR export regulations and the nuisances of being in the UAV business.Check out the awesome videos of his VTOL UAV on http://www.spyplanes.com/.In ten episodes we've surpassed 100GB of downloads and had a total of 223 people tune in live at some point during this last episode (with about 80 people at one time)! Incredible... E-mail me when people leave their comments – Follow
--How MLB went from shoulder-mounted gliders to UAVs, and now back to gliders again (converting one to an electric UAV for NASA)
--What happened to the domestic UAV startup industry after 9/11 (nothing good!)
--Commercial opportunities for UAVs today in monitoring carbon sinks, such as the rain forest
--Why a VTOL is an especially hard IMU problem (transition from vertical to horizontal flight)
--And and always-popular Kalman vs DCM discussion!