[Osmf-talk] Notes & Bing Imagery
oleksiy.muzalyev at bluewin.ch
Wed Dec 4 11:50:42 UTC 2013
I watched the video at ttp://aeromao.com/ about the UAV Aermapper. It
has the range of 20 km. It weighs 1.2 kg without camera, and it looks
like a real aircraft.
I would not dare to fly it over a city, regulations or no regulations.
It is suitable, perhaps, for government agencies with insured pilots.
The eBee is ultra light, it is made from a soft material. I could well
make such a mapping flight with it over a suburb as on this video:
This is exactly what is needed for mapping in a city.
Once I was flying Ar.Drone 2.0 quadrocopter at a parking lot of a
shopping center. The security guard approached me and asked what I were
doing, I answered that I bought I toy for my son and decided to test it
(what was, in a way, true). He said OK and left.
The same is about eBee. It looks like a harmless toy, but it has very
serious capabilities. Like, say, a smart-phone, it also looks small but
in fact it is the leading force of the current computing technological
On 04.12.2013 11:41, Francesco Pelullo wrote:
> I took part in a demonstration flight of the ebee drone last week.
> Apart this, the ebee has a fragile appearance, it is made of a material
> that looks like polystyrene ...
> Given the choice, I'd say that the Aeromapper UAV by Aeromao
> (aeromao.com <http://aeromao.com/>) looks better in this respect. It is
> made of carbon fiber and fiberglass, ...
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