Phillip Jones
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  • Fort Collins, CO
  • United States

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Electrical Engineer that likes to fly.
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I work for a UAS company as my day job. I still play with UASs at night, too.

Phillip Jones's Blog

Finally got to fly in restricted airspace!

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:30pm 16 Comments

We finally got to take our helicopter into restricted airspace a couple weeks ago, where our pilot got out of the cockpit for the first time! (We always fly with a pilot onboard when operating in normal airspace) This video shows formation flight, sideways flight, and landing and takeoff on a moving platform. Later flights we did a 5…


Is there an upper limit for the Sparkfun AVC doping class?

Posted on June 20, 2014 at 8:00pm 4 Comments

It is more than $1k and more than 25lbs, so I think we're ok for doping class, right?

Getting ready for AUVSI

Posted on July 13, 2012 at 12:00pm 7 Comments

We're getting our booth ready for AUVSI and I thought some of the people on DIY Drones might appreciate a sneak preview of the helicopter that we'll be showing off. I was really hoping to have some dead bugs on the rotors before AUVSI, but some of the machined parts got delayed. So, first flight will have to wait until we get back home!

Here's the SA-200…


Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 3:50am on March 30, 2016, Jurgen Stelbrink said…

Hi Phillip,

please let me know, what you have in mind: a carrier board for the TX1 as a funded project". 

With all the bit and pieces in place now, I can now easily do custom carrier boards.

Best regards,


At 10:58am on March 30, 2016, Phillip Jones said…


Would it be possible to continue the conversation via email?



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