That "Drone" video from Las Vegas.

Rusty Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:40

Well, it is probably well known at this point, but if you haven't heard, and I can't imagine anyone involved in FPV not knowing about this, but just in case you haven't,  take a look at the fall out .  I have a few comments on this mess, click "read more" for the full post.

BeagleBone Blue

Rusty Wed, 02/07/2018 - 15:54

BeagleBone Blue, What is it?

Well BeagleBones are similiar to Raspberry Pis and the other single board computers. Basically a Linux computer on a circuit board the size of a credit card, +/-. They have many possible uses in FPV and sUAVs. Recently picked up one for a project and it looks good. It is similiar to a BeagleBone Black, but has much, if not all, of the sensors required to be used as an autopilot, specifically Ardupilot.

3D printed GoPro mount for Quadcopters

Rusty Wed, 02/07/2018 - 08:29

GoPro mount for FPV quadcopterI looked around for a while to find a GoPro mount that would alllow me to hang a GoPro from the bottom of a plate on my FPV Quadcopter. Most were too buklky, too heavy, too long, too short, etc.... Not to mention I wanted to mount it with vibration dampening mounts, so the chances were slim from the start. So I decided to design and print one.

New 5.8 GHz Antenna Tracker

Rusty Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:05

Started working on an antenna tracker for 5.8 GHz this past weekend.

 

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Winter Projects 2017 - 2018

Rusty Wed, 12/06/2017 - 09:38

Yep. flying in the North East in the winter is rough, so once again it's project time. This is just a list of some of the projects I would like to finish this winter , mostly a list to keep me on track  :)

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