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November 2009 Blog Posts (4)

New GCS in Beta testing



If you talk very nicely to Andrew Dunlop of the Millswood engineering failsafe device he might send you a copy of his version of the GCS.



Very much in Beta testing at this time, this GCS will allow you easy access to camera control via maxstreams the fail-safe and a joystick.



I look forward to trying this myself, good work Andrew.…



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Added by Gary Mortimer on November 19, 2009 at 17:30 — 7 Comments

More flying



Going well, finally getting the airframe sorted out, I have trimmed the elevons physically and reduced the throws, Rob was right, I was yanking and banking way too much in manual flight.The wing was orgionally designed for slow speed soaring, I was asking a bit of it



Flying around and recording the data was the way to find efficient speeds.



I have also slowed the airframe right down, cruising at 55kmh at 3 to 8A minimum… Continue

Added by Gary Mortimer on November 11, 2009 at 7:30 — 2 Comments

Atto in Africa



Well a long held dream has happened, I need to sort my set file a little with Dean and sort out the CG on the wing, but yet again, it worked.



That's four different flying wings that I have installed an Atto 1.8 into and all worked out the box.



I could not bring our Manta 2 EPP from Flying Wings out with me because it was too big. Instead we made up two kits and changed them slightly so yet again, the Atto flew in an unflown… Continue

Added by Gary Mortimer on November 7, 2009 at 17:00 — No Comments

Thanks Guys



Hi Guys,



Scott here from Melbourne UAV :)

Just wanted to say a big thanks to Dean (and Chris) for all the help and hours on the phone they gave us in the lead up to the 2009 Outback Challenge.

If anyone it thinking of buying an Atto, DO IT! It is an awesome piece of gear!



During our scrutineering flight at the Outback Challenge, the judges made lots of comments on how well our 12 foot telemaster tracked around the… Continue

Added by Scott James on November 2, 2009 at 4:30 — 6 Comments


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