UAV Club News
20 June 2009
Returning sponsor -- Electric Jet Factory
A welcome back to one of our Mission 4 sponsors, Electric Jet Factory, returning for Mission 5.
14 June 2009
New sponsor -- Desert RC
Welcome to new sponsor Desert RC, coming on board today.
3 June 2009
Report posted for 2009 competition
Paper submitted for 2009 competition available here.
1 Nov 2008
Sonar rangefinders were used for both obstacle detection and altitude. Altitude control is working, obstacle avoidance needs work. Flight is fully autonomous. A gyro is used for yaw control. No other gyros or accelerometers were used.
5 May 2008
Upgraded hovering vehicle
Upgraded version of hovering vehicle was tested on 2008/3/28. This test was under manual control. Passive stability is used for roll and pitch axes. No gyros or accelerometers are used. The balloon stabilizer in the previous version was replaced by an inverted umbrella stabilizer.
3 January 2008
Experimental hovering vehicle was tested on 2007/12/31. This test was under manual control.
Last updated 2009/06/14 FLM