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Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Several Issues about Purchasing Paparazzi Hardwar
Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Several Issues about Purchasing Paparazzi Hardware
Sat, 22 May 2010 10:46:21 +0530
Thanks a lot buddy for your info.So u say its the best to fly under
fuel propulsion? Since we were incorporating image recognition SW
onboard we didnt want any kind of vibrations.This is the reason why we
thought about an electric propulsion.Does thermopile flying have any
kind of probs as such?
On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 5:50 AM, Chris Gough
> Since you asked for my views, I'll give them, but please understand
> that I am still a Paparazzi novice.
> wrt: purchasing paparazzi hardware, contact PPZUAV.com; export
> restriction based delays are a project risk for you but if you start
> early (now) I expect you will be fine.
> wrt: electric Sig Rascal 110, seems like an appropriate airframe for
> paparazzi so long as you can store it and transport it. Similar to the
> Senior Telemaster which has a good record. Have you considered making
> a petrol one first (now) for your build team and safety pilots to
> practice with (just RC) while you do the desk work on paparazzi and
> payloads? Unless you have a _lot_ of batteries, you might maximize
> this aspect of your preparation with a petrol rig. It would be a shame
> to destroy your UAV with pilot error or structural problem in 3.5
> wrt: IMU/thermopiles; I've never used an IMU, happy with thermopiles
> for now (I fly relatively stable fixed-wing craft, and not in
> Chris Gough
> On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 8:00 PM, Arun Sajeevan <address@hidden> wrote:
>> HI Chris,
>> We are a group of students from SNG College of Engineering based at
>> Cochin, India. We are in the beggining phase of our project and we are
>> intending to purchase a commercial paparazzi module.But before that we
>> would like to know the most essential matters to care about before
>> making the actual purchase and test flights.Our intention is to
>> partcipate in the SUAS competition 2011 and we need to complete
>> atleast two autonomous operation of our aircraft in 4 months time. We
>> have planned to use a Sig Rascal 110 airframe with an all electric
>> propulsion. Please give us your views about the same.
>> Yours Sincerely,
>> Arun Sajeevan
>> Team Head
>> Project G.U.R.U
>> On 5/21/10, Nathan Aherne <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Contact David from ppzuav.com he sells the hardware. There are no export
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On 21/05/2010, at 11:46 AM, 鲍士杰 <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> We are a team formed by senior students in Shanghai China, planning to start
>>> a paparazzi project recently. After browsing the paparazzi wiki website for
>>> around two weeks, we have already got a general picture of the project.
>>> However, there is a serious Export Control issue we care about, can we buy
>>> hardware components from online store like PPZUAV, and then ship to us?
>>> Since we work on it as a capstone project, and the purpose of using those
>>> hardware is purely educational, in addition, an official proof would be
>>> provided by our Institute if needed.
>>> Our question is simple, can we buy a paparazzi project package and deliver
>>> back to us, from any vendor?
>>> If you understand our situation, can you provide us with reference about the
>>> U.S. Export Control laws on the paparazzi project hardware?
>>> Thank you, hope to see your reply soon.
>>> Bao Shi Jie
>>> Shanghai Jiao Tong University
>>> University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute
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