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Basic aeronautical info

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Glidden Jan 28, 2010. 7 Replies

Hi all.Just wondering how many actual pilots we have. I noticed some folks are experiencing performance problems (tip stalls, spins etc). I remember an article by the AMA (years ago) about applying…Continue

 

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Dave Glidden commented on John Arne Birkeland's blog post Crawler1 - Land based rover
"  I was using a Canon digital camera, coupled with a Blip.com remote trigger. The idea was to use the camera for fpv (video out to 2.4ghz), and remote trigger for pictures with the Blip. Unfortunately, the Blip interface was very unreliable so…"
Jan 27, 2011
Dave Glidden commented on John Arne Birkeland's blog post Crawler1 - Land based rover
"John, I've been toying with the idea of using a very similar rig for under home inspections. FPV and remote camera to get pictures of discrepancies. How is the video quality when dealing with typical under house obstructions (Posts, beams,…"
Jan 26, 2011
Dave Glidden commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post This made me laugh, slightly off topc
"I particularly like the simulated wind shear at the end..."
Jun 1, 2010
Dave Glidden commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Voice controlled heli UAV
""fly to the kitchen and bring me a sandwich""
Mar 18, 2010
Dave Glidden commented on Gary Mortimer's blog post Earn your UAS wings
"When are these wings gonna be available @ the DIY Drones store?;)"
Mar 11, 2010
Dave Glidden commented on John M's blog post Lucky shot of a hawk in flight
" Volando entre buitres. Flying with vultures. from Montiel Roberto on Vimeo. A neat video of buzzard buzzing. @ John M, Good stuff!"
Mar 3, 2010
Dave Glidden replied to Bob Stout's discussion Autogyros
"Bob, give this a look. http://www.mickeynowell.com/id9.html"
Feb 26, 2010
Dave Glidden replied to Bob Stout's discussion Autogyros
" Probably the coolest gyro ever built!"
Feb 25, 2010
Dave Glidden commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Top Five UAV N00b Questions (and answers)
"@ Jordi; so you're saying I CAN'T use ArduoPilot to get my Furby's Barbie to operate a blender while vacuuming? Well there goes my summer project! Also, I probable fit the definition of a "DIY lurker". All reading, no…"
Feb 22, 2010
Dave Glidden commented on Dr Stephen Prior's blog post Heineken Robot - Developed at the ASL, Middlesex University.
" Just putting it out there..."
Feb 17, 2010
Dave Glidden commented on Morli's blog post New AP with many ground barking tech. What category of autopilot is this?
"Just one thought: What if you have a "tail dragger"?"
Feb 5, 2010
Dave Glidden commented on Morli's blog post New AP with many ground barking tech. What category of autopilot is this?
"Should the autopilot be stuck in "self clean" mode all the time?"
Feb 5, 2010
Dave Glidden commented on Morli's blog post New AP with many ground barking tech. What category of autopilot is this?
"You notice they both have the same look on their face. Thought bubble should read; "If I had thumbs right now I'd kill you...""
Feb 5, 2010
Dave Glidden commented on Morli's blog post New AP with many ground barking tech. What category of autopilot is this?
Feb 5, 2010
Dave Glidden replied to Dave Glidden's discussion Basic aeronautical info
"The autopilot is a great (super cool!) flight management tool, but from what I've gathered so far, we still have to be PIC (Pilot in command) during takeoff/landings. There are some folks out there designing code for these specific flight…"
Jan 28, 2010
Ryan replied to Dave Glidden's discussion Basic aeronautical info
"Tip-stalls and spins caused by many factors but speaking in term of the small balsa/foamie airplanes people use here for "uav" then it would probably has more to do with bad design, bad configuration, and of course lack of piloting…"
Jan 28, 2010

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 6:00pm on January 19, 2010,
Developer
Mark Colwell
said…
Cool avitar Russian ground effect transport? Would make a nice houseboat!
At 10:04am on January 20, 2010, Dave Glidden said…
Good eye! It's an cold war era KM or (Caspian sea monster). As far as house boats go, you and I are about the only people who think that would be a good idea. Now I'm REALLY glad I found this forum. As I say to my wife, "I've finally found MY people..."

http://images.google.com/images?q=caspian+sea+monster&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-US&oe=utf8&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=ZjZXS6HkO4_gsQOZjvjFBw&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&ct=title&resnum=4&ved=0CB0QsAQwAw
At 9:19am on January 22, 2010,
Developer
Mark Colwell
said…
I was a Electronic Tech in Navy so house boats are up my alley. I am land locked in Colorado Springs, I love to hunt and fish ....

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