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Paul Meier replied to Greg Covey's discussion PX4/Pixhawk Flight Core Controlling FireFLY6 VTOL
"read all this thread and: http://px4.io/portfolio/firefly-y6/"
Mar 5
Paul Meier replied to Robert Brown's discussion Prearm: Need 3D Fix
Feb 20
Paul Meier commented on Emlid's blog post Emlid Reach RS: field-ready RTK GNSS receiver for only $699
"Really sleek, congratulations"
Jan 27
Paul Meier replied to Seppo's discussion RFD900, RFD900+ - New long range radio modem
"What is the signal quality if you check with MP or radio tools ?"
Jan 10
Paul Meier commented on EsdTechnik's blog post FPV tour of Namibia
"Panthastic scenery, beautyfull places, thanks for sharing. Very smooth video, did you do post-edit the video ?"
Jan 8
Paul Meier replied to Greg Covey's discussion PX4/Pixhawk Flight Core Controlling FireFLY6 VTOL
"thanks Andreas"
Jan 4
Paul Meier replied to Greg Covey's discussion PX4/Pixhawk Flight Core Controlling FireFLY6 VTOL
"Hallo Andreas, thanks a lot for your efforts and for sharing. Just a question, as any of you devs actually flown this new firmware on a firefly6 ?"
Jan 4
Paul Meier replied to Anwar Ali Khan's discussion Prefetching of imageries stopped working
"You can use any version of Mission Planner to upload any version of ardupilot firmware as long as the APM itself is supported"
Jan 4
Paul Meier replied to Anwar Ali Khan's discussion Prefetching of imageries stopped working
"firmware is the thing you put on the APM board with the help of mission planner"
Jan 3
Paul Meier replied to Greg Covey's discussion PX4/Pixhawk Flight Core Controlling FireFLY6 VTOL
"Seems the only people to do so we're the px4 devs, documentation very scarce"
Dec 30, 2016
Paul Meier commented on Collette Gregory's blog post Velodyne $50 U.S "Breakthrough" Solid State Lidar
"@LD thank you very much for sharing, really interseting reading"
Dec 15, 2016
Paul Meier replied to Jim's discussion Manned drone project - interested?
"Congratulation, you have done an amazing job. May I ask the weight with batteries and how long can you fly at the moment ?"
Dec 14, 2016
Paul Meier commented on Chris Anderson's blog post New RTF VTOL plane from Horizon
"@Andy +1"
Dec 12, 2016
Paul Meier commented on Chris Anderson's blog post New RTF VTOL plane from Horizon
"Good question, I think they are using ailerons to control it, the airflow will push against the aileron and push to make it turn"
Dec 12, 2016
Paul Meier replied to Vedant Bansal's discussion telemetry not functioning properly
"in MP flight data page right down there is a case labelled tuning, once you click on it it will bring up another popup window, double click that window and tick rssi and remrssi"
Dec 5, 2016
Paul Meier commented on Gary McCray's blog post Sony FDR X3000 4K Action Cam
"I am always surprised at how light those camera are, this one 114 g with battery"
Dec 5, 2016

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About Me:
Retired ex farmer and goldminer.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Totally new to it. Use to play and enjoy with electric rc paraglider, (lost more than 3 of them in thermics) Messed about without much success with rc heli. Now proud owner of a Iris and lovin' it.
Hometown:
Obuasi, Ghana, WestAfrica

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 2:22am on October 29, 2014, emile said…

Hello Paul, I'm Emile from VirtualRobotix, I sawe your comment on the thread of the VR GPS8,

i can give you support to make it working and eventually prepare an RMA.

You can contact me on e.castelnuovo@virtualrobotix.com

Emile

At 6:28pm on April 23, 2015, Andrew Rabbitt said…

Hi Paul,

I think you should be able to solder to the flex PCB.  It's pretty small SMD stuff, but if you're handy with a small-tipped soldering iron, it should be possible.

At 3:45pm on July 15, 2015, Fnoop said…

Hi Paul, sorry to miss your comment (maybe better on the thread so others can also help).  I'm using ubuntu as well.

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NASA UAV VTOL successfull forward flight

Posted on May 2, 2015 at 3:30am 11 Comments

Hopefully (as against expectations) they will produce and sell the airframe for us the hobbyist ;)

NASA GL-10 takeoff

A team at NASA's Langley Research Center is developing a concept of a battery-powered plane that has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft. The prototype, called Greased Lightning or GL-10, is currently in the design and…

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New era for cheap HD fpv ?

Posted on April 16, 2015 at 7:30am 8 Comments

https://www.ubnt.com/unifi-video/unifi-video-camera-micro/

light, 5gHz wifi, 5 volts

if only the range is acceptable, or maybe a mod to fit some cloverleaf....…

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