Last Week on Instagram – 8th August 2016

See how I’m Assembling my Drone

It has taken a few weeks to get myself to the point of assembling my drone, but finally I’m now largely assembled, wired and starting back on the “do it right” bits like using Loctite to secure some of the frame screws.   Continue reading See how I’m Assembling my Drone

Last Week on Instagram – 1st August 2016

Last Week on Instagram – 25th July 2016

Building a Dirt Cheap 2-Axis Gimbal for Drones

I needed a small, cheap and simple servo operated 2-axis gimbal for my Quadcopter/Drone build.  Barely large enough to mount a GoPro but suitable for many FPV cameras this solution is achievable for around AUD10.00 Continue reading Building a Dirt Cheap 2-Axis Gimbal for Drones

Temora Aviation Museum – Videos

Thanks to the overcast weather on the day I didn’t have a great deal of success shooting video with the TZ40 at Temora.  The combination of grey skies cloud and cold weather (the latter giving me the shakes) reply hampered the flying videos.

Warbirds on the apron

However I’ve cut together the good bits and they’re ready to watch Continue reading Temora Aviation Museum – Videos

Last Week on Instagram – 18th July 2016

Temora Aviation Museum – 2nd July 2016

On the 2nd of July 2016 I jumped into the car and we went out to the Temora Aviation Museum.  It’s not the first time I’ve gone and certainly won’t be the last.  This visit provided the opportunity to see the Curtis P-40 “Kittyhawk” fly Continue reading Temora Aviation Museum – 2nd July 2016

Quadcopter Propellers: Another Mystery!

When I embarked upon building my own drone I figured I’d have a lot to learn.  I now know more than I did a few weeks ago, and there’s more and more to understand.  This week I’ve learnt a tiny bit about quadcopter propellers! Continue reading Quadcopter Propellers: Another Mystery!

Last Week on Instagram – 11th July 2016