2006 Pictures

 

The Civil Air Patrol with the SR1-BLooking for Problems with the helicopterPreparing for take off

The Civil Air Patrol with the SR1-B.

Looking for Problems with the helicopter.

Preparing for take off.

Warming up the engineFlight team prepares for lift offGetting the final go ahead from the flight team

Warming up the engine.

Flight team prepares for lift off.

Getting the final go ahead from the flight team.

Hovering over the landing zoneFlight team keeping an eye on the helicopterAutonomous Flight with SR1-B

Hovering over the landing zone.

Flight team keeping an eye on the helicopter.

Autonomous Flight with SR1-B.

Flight Team keeping an eye on the helicopterBase Station vehicles parked next to the  roadRequesting commands for oscillation test

Flight Team keeping an eye on the helicopter.

Base Station vehicles parked next to the road.

Requesting commands for oscillation test.

Watching for oscillationsChecking side wind oscillationsComing in for a landing

Watching for oscillations.

Checking side wind oscillations.

Coming in for a landing.

Moving back to the landing zone after oscillations testLanding after oscillations testBrian and Simon our Base Station crew

Moving back to the landing zone after oscillations test.

Landing after oscillations test.

Brian and Simon our Base Station crew.

Testing the helicopter GPS commandsAsking how much farther to the weight pointArrival at the weight point for the GPS test

Testing the helicopter GPS commands.

Asking how much farther to the weight point.

Arrival at the weight point for the GPS test.

Base Station areaOur Base StationManual Flight testing

Base Station area.

Our Base Station.

Manual Flight testing.

Second oscillation testPreparing to start the helicopterWe have take off

Second oscillation test.

Preparing to start the helicopter.

We have take off.

Autonomous flight testBase Station Area on March 9thFlight Crew Checking Helicopter Before Take Off

Autonomous flight test.

Base Station Area on March 9th.

Flight Crew Checking Helicopter Before Take Off.

Final Checks before Take offWe have Take offFlight Crew watches helicopter after take off

Final Checks before Take off.

We have Take off.

Flight Crew watches helicopter after take off.

  

Sept 2014

Competition Results: 1st in student division, 4th overall
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June 2014

We have a functional Hexcopter!

We have working computer vision code

Video of flight and CV test