kite-aerial-photography
kite-aerial-photography


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mathew "Here's Simon Harbord's video of his version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUnMAbXOgCo " | Read more » about 8 years ago
mathew "The original Rig design is by Simon Harbord, Simon_H on the KAP Forums http://arch.ced.berkeley.edu/kap/discuss/index.php?p=/profile/7/Simon%20H T..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
ranon "Thanks Chris! I'll reverse that nylon insert nut. Yes it does! That's one of the great features in Fusion 360, there's a plug-in that actually let..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
cfastie "That looks really good. The components look just like the ones I use. I think the nut might be reversed. The nylon insert nut has the nylon part on..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
ranon "Hi Chris, Just made a couple changes to the Saturn V model and they should be all updated to Thingiverse. Are these the correct components and ..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
cfastie "Ranon, This is really excellent stuff. That's a great idea to use exploded diagrams for assembly instructions. The Saturn V Rig has a few places ..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
ranon "@cfastie What illustrations from this model could help you with your instructions? " | Read more » about 8 years ago
shanlter "狮子,你应该把你怎么改装那个线轴的过程也放上来:) " | Read more » about 8 years ago
mathew "If anyone is interested in the great winders being used, Emma Kites sells chinese-style winders direct at very reasonable prices: http://www.emmaki..." | Read more » about 8 years ago
liz "Lion, this is great process! Thank you for posting! I hope to see more aerial photos from you as you investigate landfills and factories. " | Read more » about 8 years ago
warren "Hi, your lead image didn't seem to load, could you give it another try? Thank you for posting! " | Read more » about 8 years ago
mathew "I think there are a couple ways to read the straw-on-keel construction detail, I'm not sure either of us got it right the first time. i covered the..." | about 8 years ago
ecta64 "I did decide to retrofit the keel spars onto my horned Allison kite. I'm now curious to see what performance advantages it might have over one with..." | about 8 years ago
ecta64 "That looks fantastic!!!!!! Awesome job! This design can get pretty up there in terms of flying angle. Due to some oversight I left out the keel spa..." | about 8 years ago
mathew " I made and flew a horned allison today! it has a good flying angle, 55+ degrees and very stable. While it hunts for the wind and responds to cha..." | about 8 years ago
ecta64 "My experience has been quite good in gusty conditions so far. I added a design overview video where you can get a better look at the kite. It pulls..." | about 8 years ago
mathew "Excellent! I gotta try the scalloped one. Everywhere i fly here in portland is pretty gusty, and I have the same issue with tails getting stuck d..." | about 8 years ago
Rural "Magic Lantern seems to run on the EOS M and has an intervalometer. I can't recommend Magic Lantern enough. I've got an EOS 600D/T3i that I much pre..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
cfastie "I just printed a few camera trays without support and the beads did not droop enough to make a difference. The result is not always so good but I h..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
Rural "Good points Chris. I'm always curious as to the factors in design decisions and know to dose any suggested "improvements" with humbleness. I hope t..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
cfastie "Oh, I like that idea of including some parts in the mapping kits so the user can get started attaching their camera. That could be a nice touch. I ..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc "Good points. the main thrust of developing extreme low cost rigs is to be able to add them easily to the existing Balloon kit and kite kits, offeri..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
cfastie "Thanks, Tony. I suspect there is going to be great variability in the rotation depending on wind, kite, camera mass, suspension (Picavet vs pendulu..." | Read more » over 8 years ago
tonyc " This is hacky as all getout, but the general idea of a rig for oblique panos from a kit box is one that @mathew mocked up recently, and this s..." | Read more » over 8 years ago