2 Comments
2 Comments

It sounds more like something Scott or I would have done, but it was Norman who had a bit of a moment this weekend with his Radion, and appeared to do a bit of a strafing run on poor Steve who was minding his own business, bungee flying in the next field. You can almost […]

4 Comments

Continuing to work on the quadcopter with Multi-Wii Pro board I added a bluetooth module to it and used the android application EZ-Gui Ground to communicate and upload the waypoints for a misson Starting with a simple circle of the field. This was uploaded to quad, the quad taken off and then the mission activated […]

3 Comments

This last weekend Mel and Adrian organised a trip to the Great Orme in Llandudno for a bit of slope soaring. As novice soarers, Scott and I joined the trip to get some flying hours in, although we would be going only for the Saturday and Sunday where Adrian and Mel stayed for an extra […]

2 Comments

Well it was Norman’s Junior (plane not son) but Adrian did the flying. A beautiful old style plane from the pioneer flying days. High dihedral, beautiful paint job, big open field landing gear, and a beautiful (but fake) single cylinder head through the top of the fuselage, it can’t help but evoke some emotion in […]

0 Comments

I’ve been slowly improving my quad copter. I previously had a servo based camera mount which was less than ideal with the camera jumping a lot. So I managed to find a cheap brushless gimbal complete with controller, sensor and brushless motors. It was designed for a gopro, but with a bit of balancing I […]

4 Comments

This time I worked with Scott to try to film from the quad. Again flying Line Of Sight, even with a slower plane and cooperating with the pilot I simply couldn’t keep up with the plane. The quad just couldn’t get enough speed, when I increased the power to try to speed up I had […]

6 Comments

Yes I’m now up to the 4th revision of my quadcopter (sorry Scott, I couldn’t resist carrying on your Star Wars theme). I’ve now used 3 different frames and 2 different controller boards, and this is now the latest version, now with a new frame with landing skids, turnigy 1400kv motors, 8×6 props but using the same […]

11 Comments
7 Comments

Since first building the quadcopter with the HobbyKing flight controller board we had a few issues with stability. Robert purchased the MultiWii-Pro board, and was having some issues with the configuration software, so has lent me a second board he purchased. The MultiWii board has many advantages over the KK base HobbyKing controller board. Over the […]