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Lost and Found, Part 2

By   /  January 12, 2018  /  Blog  /  No Comments

I’ve lost a few drones since starting this hobby a year ago.  In every case the reason for the lost drone was pilot error.  The most recent example occured a few weeks ago, right before Christmas.  There is a YouTube post about it here, “Lost and Found“. Honestly, I never expected to see the drone […]

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My Drone Workspace

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  Blog  /  No Comments

I’m not a neat freak, but the site of my workspace just makes me tired.  To my credit though, the desk is usually much cleaner than this. 

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Diet Day 3 of 90

By   /  January 10, 2018  /  Blog  /  2 Comments

It may be a few days or longer before my prepackaged food arrives.  In the meantime I stopped by the store and picked up a few things.  Sadly, these look better than some of the food that’s arriving.  

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Holybro Kopis 1 with Foxeer Box

By   /  January 9, 2018  /  YouTube  /  No Comments

Flying the Kopis 1 around for the first time with a Foxeer Box. The Equipment: Holybro Kopis 1 BNF (frsky receiver version) Foxeer Box at 1080p 30fps Fatshark HD2 with Furious True-D V3 TBS Triumph & ImmersionRC 8dbi patch on goggles Taranis X9D + Tattu R-Line 1550 (95c) 4s battery Dal Cyclone 5046C The Scoop: […]

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Diet Day 1 of 90

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  Blog  /  2 Comments

Just to recap, I have a bet with a co-worker that I can loose a higher percentage of body weight in 90 days than she can.  There’s money on the line, and I don’t like to gamble, so I’m going to update this section of the blog frequently in the hopes it will help keep […]

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Regrets

By   /  January 7, 2018  /  Fiction  /  No Comments

REGRETS (1,920 words) The reporter pulled out her tape recorder and, with practiced precision, used her thumb to flick it on and adjust the volume. Terrence listened to the sound of his voice being played back. “…he knew I wasn’t going to let him live. That’s when he really started to struggle. But I knew […]

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Kwadcamp

By   /  January 6, 2018  /  Blog  /  No Comments

Kwadcamp is a Rotor Riot group that helps new drone (racing & freestyle) pilots build, tune, and fly like a master.  Their Facebook group is a great place to get expert advice on any issues you may be having with your quad/drone/kwad.  They also offer classes in-person, but you will probably need to travel.  The […]

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Resolution

By   /  January 5, 2018  /  Blog  /  2 Comments

A friend of mine once told me the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over while expecting a different result.  Sometimes you get lucky though.  Sadly, in my particular case, Lady Luck and I have a toxic relationship. 

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The Rush Room

By   /  January 4, 2018  /  Blog  /  Comments Off on The Rush Room

Greetings traveler.  You’ve found yourself in The Rush Room.  Feel free to browse around.  I hope you find something of value or entertainment here, eventually.  If not, no hard feelings.  The content found here reflects my tastes, and deals with things I enjoy.  For example…

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Armattan Chameleon with GoPro Hero Session 5

By   /  January 3, 2018  /  YouTube  /  No Comments

I finally got around to replacing the Session 5 and thought I would try it out on the Chameleon. Here’s the first flight (fifth battery – yeah), stock PIDS. Just getting a feel for how fast it can move.

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