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Landing Pad With Autonomous Battery Swap?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by npalen, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. npalen

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  2. Bayou flyer

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    That is pretty cool. I had been contemplating a way to do an autonomous battery swap but someone beat me to the punch. Seams like it always works out that way.
     
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    I was so pissed when PayPal came out... Totally missed the boat on that one :( lol

    The technology is cool to be sure.. But certainly seems like a lot of work for something that only really saves you the time of connecting a battery to a charger and then to the aircraft..

    My experience is... I get pretty tired of flying after a few consecutive flights anyway...and I go in an look at my footage then go fly again...

    Now if it switched batteries in the air... Look out lol!!!
     
  4. Bayou flyer

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    That was a big boat to miss! :)

    The system they showed in the video if far from streamlined but the idea is there. i was thinking of a commercial application where the quadcopter would need to fly over a construction zone for long periods of time or at set intervals during the day. That way you wouldn't have to mess with it at all. Kinda like a Roomba for the sky, set it up, set the schedule and forget about it. The technology isn't ready for that yet but that day is coming soon.