Jon Reacher
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Long(er) distance using visual observer?

Started Mar 3, 2017 0 Replies

It seems that according to part 107 a visual observer can be used to maintain a line of sight on the vehicle, as long as the PIC and the VO are in communication. It also seems that there is no limit…Continue

Tags: bvlos, los, vo, 107, part

Fixed Wing Gimbal?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Reacher Feb 1, 2017. 3 Replies

I've been trying to find a simple roll compensating gimbal (single axis or compact 2 axis) to mount a camera inside a payload bay. It seems if you want to use anything larger than a GoPro the gimbals…Continue

Tags: wing, fixed, mapping, gimbal

Does mission flying work without GCS?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Reacher Sep 12, 2016. 1 Reply

I've been looking everywhere to try and find out if you have to have a ground control station set up to fly missions. Since the waypoints are sent to the pixhawk through usb and are stored as gps…Continue


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Composite materials and Rc enthusiast!!
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I am interested in the advancement of unmanned vehicles and the possibilities that lie ahead! I enjoy building and flying RC aircraft.
Somerset, PA

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