"I would be interested if they get the "operating under community guidelines" exemption in writing. Better keep that letter handy in case the gestapo stop you while flying. That is my biggest fear about this whole…"
"@Patrick. If you watch the press conference you would know they haven't actually done anything yet. They only announced they are thinking of enacting some type of registration some how. I'll wait to see what they say on…"
"It would be Great to have the ability to easily define custom motor setups in MP. I have my AP copters with standard layouts but my "fun" copters all have non traditional configurations. My Fun copters all run flight…"
Have you seen my conversion of the VBox Crackerbox from gas to electric brushless propulsion Link ?
The brushless motor is around 3 hp and with two 10,000 mahr 6S LiPos might get around one hour of running time at slow speeds and…"
Thank you for the reply, I've been following your projects with great interest. The hull will be of my own design in a trimaran configuration. The final size largely depends on the space needed for fuel, be it of the…"
A six hour endurance requirement can be met probably with careful throttle control management.
My VBox Crackerbox hull is 46 inches in length and is designed for a 26cc Zenoa gas engine using a large fuel cell of around 27 ounces Link which…"
I've been using apm and now pixhawk for some time in both fixed wing and copters. My latest build is an arduboat using a modified off the shelf rc boat with an intelliducer for lake surveying. I'm now planning my next build. I will be operating the craft in remote areas (several days drive to any gas or electricity) for up to 2 weeks at a time. That got me thinking of possible using a gas engine on the boat to eliminate the need for a generator. Having a gas motor would reduce the support…See More