[Canberrauav] New UAV Challenge Announced!

Eyal Lebedinsky uav at eyal.emu.id.au
Tue Feb 24 11:38:41 AEDT 2015


On 02/24/15 09:12, James Pattison wrote:
> Nah. More like this
>
> http://www.rotormast.com/en/
>
> Regards,
>
> James

Or maybe?
	https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/350745213/krossblade-skyprowler-multi-mission-vtol-transform/description

> On 24 Feb 2015, at 09:05, <patrick at scoutaerial.com.au <mailto:patrick at scoutaerial.com.au>> <patrick at scoutaerial.com.au <mailto:patrick at scoutaerial.com.au>> wrote:
>
>> http://3drobotics.com/2014/04/the-first-rc-accessible-vtol-drone-and-it-runs-on-apm/
>>
>> Maybe something similar to this?
>>
>> *From:*Canberrauav [mailto:canberrauav-bounces at canberrauav.org.au] *On Behalf Of *Jack Pittar
>> *Sent:* Monday, 23 February 2015 4:11 PM
>> *To:* James Pattison
>> *Cc:* canberrauav
>> *Subject:* Re: [Canberrauav] New UAV Challenge Announced!
>>
>> I purchased the Sky Mule from hobbyking with experiments in this field in mind.
>>
>> Of course the devil is in the detail, and I fully expect when the rules come out that it will not be as simple as fitting out an existing quadcopter.
>>
>>     -----Original Message-----
>>     *From:* James Pattison [mailto:james at auturgy.com.au]
>>     *Sent:* Monday, 23 February 2015 4:29 PM
>>     *To:* Jack Pittar
>>     *Cc:* <stephen_dade at hotmail.com <mailto:stephen_dade at hotmail.com>>; canberrauav
>>     *Subject:* Re: [Canberrauav] New UAV Challenge Announced!
>>
>>     Sounds fun! I reckon we shoot for a tilt-rotor scratch build from day one.
>>
>>     Regards,
>>
>>     James
>>
>>
>>     On 23 Feb 2015, at 10:30, Jack Pittar <jpittar at bigpond.net.au <mailto:jpittar at bigpond.net.au>> wrote:
>>
>>         Thanks Stephen!
>>
>>         hmmm, challenges.
>>
>>         1. Vertical takeoff and landing?
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>>         2. Automated finding of a clear landing area to descend, including wind calculation
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>>         3. Automated finding of clear, horizontal touchdown area - visual or swath mapping
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>>         4. Landing and takeoff beyond communication
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>>         5. I assume any propeller blades will have to stop during the collection
>>
>>         All the above problems can be overcome by having the aircraft fly round in circles overhead while lowering a collection basket.
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>>         If done from the right height, the line and basket should slowly rotate at the centre of the circle.
>>
>>         Breakout the Bushmaster!
>>
>>         Jack.
>>
>>          -----Original Message-----
>>         *From:* Canberrauav [mailto:canberrauav-bounces at canberrauav.org.au]*On Behalf Of *stephen_dade at hotmail.com <mailto:stephen_dade at hotmail.com>
>>         *Sent:* Monday, 23 February 2015 9:11 AM
>>         *To:* canberrauav
>>         *Subject:* [Canberrauav] New UAV Challenge Announced!
>>
>>             The 2016 UAV Challenge has been announced:
>>
>>             http://uavchallenge.org/medical-express/
>>
>>             I think we're going to need a multirotor :)
>>
>>             -Stephen
>>
>>             Sent by Outlook <http://taps.io/outlookmobile> for Android
>>

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Eyal Lebedinsky (uav at eyal.emu.id.au)


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