Antonie Kruger
  • Male
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • South Africa

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Can industrial infrastructure cause this failure?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Graham Dyer Jun 21, 2015. 2 Replies

Hi, We were out mapping a storm water channel around an industrial facility. The last mission was the South Eastern boundary witch passed very close to the plant. On approach to the plant the copter…Continue

Monitoring coal discard dumps for combustion

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hayden Wilson Sep 17, 2014. 2 Replies

Hi Guys,I have a coal discard dump that I need to rehabilitate to a state where the discard does not run into the natural streams in the area. Discard is the fines and other undesirable mined…Continue


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Latest Activity

Antonie Kruger commented on Abhinav Pandey's blog post CF flying wing
"Hi, that's great. What camera do you intend to use? 1.2kg all up seems light for a survey setup. How do you launch it? Looks good."
Feb 9
Antonie Kruger commented on zhangqi's blog post Hybrid multirotor 7 hours 17 minutes flight.
"That is great guys, well done."
Jan 31
Antonie Kruger replied to Alex Maltais's discussion Skywalker X8 wing endurance VS the c-astral wing
"Hi Alex, You can source a composite X8 from Skywalker themselves. They released the composite X8 towards the end of last year, if memory serves. I recall that the wiglets pointed down... You can search the site, I'm sure you'll find the…"
Jan 22
Antonie Kruger commented on Andy Osusky's blog post Autonomous boat to sail across the Atlantic – Proof of concept
"Hi Andy. I think this is great. Well done and thanks for sharing. Keep going - Im sure many will keep track of your progress. I know I will."
Nov 9, 2017
Antonie Kruger commented on Alex Williams's blog post Open source underwater glider
"This is brilliant, great work and thanks for sharing - now I need to get my 3D printer up and going."
Oct 18, 2017
Antonie Kruger commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Eagles vs Drones (spoiler: Eagles win)
"Hi, When I worked in NZ, I saw(heard) a farmer using sonic pulses to expel birds. They were audible to me, so not ultrasound, but very high pitched. Maybe investigating a ultrasonic sound generator that runs full time during flight. That should not…"
Oct 6, 2017

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About Me:
I'm a dad, hub, surveyor, manager, programmer, gardener and robotic hobbyist - in that order.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I'm having fun - flying robots seems like an awesome idea. Then I would like to make them work.

Antonie Kruger's Blog

u-blox NEO-6P GPS chip

Posted on November 16, 2012 at 1:30am 22 Comments

I was just notified by a supplier of gps modules in RSA that this product has become available locally(RSA). I'm not sure how long this has been out in the rest of the world, but the following statement had my attention : NEO-6P GPS module for Precise Point Positioning....OK, what is PPP, and how accurate is it exactly. The…


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