Category: quadcopter

Software Freedom Day 2014 – Tsakane

A bunch of us celebrated Software Freedom Day this year at a very special school, African School For Excellence in Tsakane (near Brakpan).  The day was a tremendous success, with 106 kids attending (on a Saturday!!) our technology roadshow.   The day started at 9.30 with Jay (the school’s founder) introducing us to the learners…

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High Altitude Glider Video

Philip tells the story of our High Altitude Glider FPV flite.  The project was a huge success and went without a glitch…we released the glider at 20000 ft and the balloon + camera payload went to 32km. We completed this project in collaboration with the HABEX team  – we loved working with these like-minded guys,…

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Build your own quadcopter – 10 May 2014

ZARCDEV is planning a “Build your own quadcopter” course on the 10th of May 2014 at House4Hack. Included in the course is the following: Background and some theory of flight What makes it fly and what stops it from flying (the latter is quite important!) How to fly safely and grow the sport (don’t be…

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