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Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Chaos Communication Camp 2011

From: Oswald Berthold
Subject: Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Chaos Communication Camp 2011
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 22:22:42 +0200
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Martin Mueller <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
> some Paparazzi people attended at the CCCamp 2011 [1] last week
> and enjoyed the company of about 3500 relaxed hackers on a
> retired Soviet military airfield north of Berlin. We found a
> convenient home in the Motodrone tent [2] and had a lot of fun
> with all sorts of flying objects. There was a first flight of a
> newly build Lisa-L/Silverlit quadcopter!
> Motodrone did an UAV competition and the Paparazzi project won a
> prize: "Best progress/autonomous" for successfully bringing UAVs
> to real world applications. The first half of the prize was a
> free flight with a 44 year old Antonov AN-2 over the camp
> site. Felix and me took the ride...and enjoyed it [3].
> The Motodrone project [4] originated from the 24C3 congress 2007
> and held a conference/competition each year since then. There
> was some participation on the part with Paparazzi, talks and
> fixed wing plane flights (it was mainly quadcopter
> centered). Maybe we can join next years Motodrone event and have
> a Paparazzi meeting there. Discussions are ongoing but it could
> take place at another unused former Soviet airfield with lots of
> space.
> The second half is a 100 Euros voucher. What should we do with
> it? First idea was to add the missing money to an autopilot and
> give it to someone who needs it to do some great. What do you
> think?
> Martin
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
> [4]

hey, congrats! pity i couldn't witness it though. looking
forward to motodrone'12 then ..

cheers, opt

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