02 Sep

I have been working on taking power consumption measurements of the arduino nano control board, as well as the motors and wireless receivers. Unfortunately, Amazon had some problems with delivery and I was unable to receive the current reading board and the motor driver this week. I was planning on...

24 Aug

Today I tested the lift force generated by two small propellers. In order to use a kitchen scale to measre the lift, i use a piece of plastic wrap to block the air flow to the scale, which may not be really accurate for the measure. The result is:

23 Jul

Foray Blimp Becoming Mobile Big Picture In order to build the optimal blimp for competition, we are currently focusing on modeling the different parts of the blimp’s movement. Specifically, movement in the horizontal plane and altitude control. In terms of horizontal plane movement, we are seekin...

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