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Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I'm really interested in the 'flying robot' concept. beginning with a jdrones Hexa, but ultimately plan to try a long distance flight with a petrol two stroke plane (CASA permitting of course)

Jesse's Blog

Monstor Rover

Posted on September 8, 2013 at 5:28am 21 Comments

My current project: a Large rover!  I have found a cheap dis-used electric wheelchair on eBay, removed the "chair" and all of the electronics, created a power distribution system behind the battery pack based around an arduino Uno, two 8 channel relay modules, and two 15A step-down converters for 12v and 5v.

On top I have replaced the chair with a…


CASA looking into drones in Australia

Posted on May 29, 2013 at 6:00am 20 Comments

I copied this from a news article on nineMSN (link to article below)... Once again the key concern appears to be people looking into other peoples back yards... I haven't seen anyone draw attention to the potential danger in having a cowboy crash into a crowd, into traffic or destroy property... just record hi-res images of their p**ed off neighbor in their back…


Thermopile Arrays

Posted on February 2, 2013 at 4:00am 11 Comments

In searching for sensors to use with the Arduino, looking for something new to play with I discovered a 16x4 Thermopile array, a bit of a search revealed a manufacturer that makes a 32x31 array, these may well be within the reach of the hobbyist, giving us a way to add thermal imaging to our copters.  Affordable thermal imaging would be…


Stronger landing gear

Posted on January 1, 2013 at 3:30am 0 Comments

After tearing through countless quantities of landing legs on my drone I decided to make my own, somewhat stronger than the original legs.  Through years of modifying cars I have learnt (the hard way!!) that when you make something stronger, there's always something else in the chain that will fail.  So with this in mind I have designed these legs, and while…


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