Techpod files released
Hey everyone, as promised here it is.
Techpod design files
This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit... Read more
techpod going open source
so I just wanted to let everyone know I am going to make the techpod available for open source development soon.
Thanks for making my dreams come true everyone!... Read more
I gave a friend of mine one of the techpod kits. Apparently the factory had packed the wrong size spar connector piece. its #44 in the parts... Read more
techpod shipping update
so I shipped out 46 kits last Monday. The rest are ready to go out this Monday. I have a shipment to Australia going out next week. Its going by sea to my distributor . (firstname.lastname@example.org). He... Read more
Techpods have landed!
The day is finally here. The Techpods have arrived!
Ok so here is the plan. I checked out a random kit and it looks perfect. I have to go to... Read more
Techpods in Seattle
Quick update. The techpods are in Seattle on the docks being processed off the boat. They are scheduled to be delivered to my house on Monday the 25th.
Techpod coming to Europe
Hello, to all my supporters and friends in Europe! I just wanted to make a quick announcement letting everyone know that you can order techpods from RCTech in Sweden. They will be distributing... Read more
Sorry everyone but I have to announce the shipping date for techpod has been pushed back to march 15th I received this in an email from my factory contact at world models ... Read more
Techpod coming to Australia
Up till now I have not accepted any new orders from Australia due to the high shipping cost. I am happy to announce I have secured a distributor. please contact email@example.com for ordering info. They should have... Read more
production sample close ups
So I received the production sample unit. I am very impressed. The tops of the wings are glass smooth, the bottoms have only minimal bumps from the steam vents used in the molding process.. Every thing... Read more
1st production sample complete
Hey guys Check out the picture the factory just send me. They are going to send it to me for approval ASAP.
So if all goes well, they will be... Read more
Good news everyone. The techpod molds are just about ready to start cranking out techpods. Here is the latest update from the factory. We should see the first batch in... Read more
state of techpod production
Hey every one, Its been a bit so I thought I would let everyone know the molds are well on the way to being finished. The guys at world models... Read more
100 days and counting
Hello again everyone,
After some unplanned back and forth between me and World Models concerning a few minor design tweaks I had in mind after the prototype was built and tested. I am... Read more
waiting is the hardest part.
So I have spent the last couple weeks working on a few new ideas since I am just waiting for the banks at this
point. I hope to be cutting... Read more
We are live and rolling.
Hey all my awesome supporters,
Just wanted to drop you all a line and let you know the hobbyuav.com store is up and running. I can only take orders from the... Read more
Thank you everyone for making my dreams come true!
I just wanted to take this moment to tell everyone involved, thank you so much for making this happen. Big thanks to kickstarter for helping connect people to ideas. Thank... Read more
WE DID IT !!!!!!!!!!
I am very happy to announce the Techpod project has reached its funding goal !
Thank you everyone for all the support. you guys made this happen, would not of... Read more
headed to portland to the PDX drones meetup C U there !
Hello all my awesome supporters!
I am headed down to Portland to night because I've been invited to speek at a gathering of UAV enthusiast. Here is the info
hope... Read more
Techpod completes first two hour long test flight !
another update on the techpod flight testing:
2 hour long flight complete!
this flight was done with:
2 x 6000 mah 3s for 12000mah total
weight: 5.8... Read more
pictures of payload area
got a few request for pictures of inside of the fuselage and some measurement instead of CAD. here you go !
Thank you ALL so much for your support !
Techpod internal volume cad file
A few of you have been asking for a cad file of the internal stowage volume of the Techpod.I have it posted on a diydrones.com blog.
download CAD file (iges)
Thanks... Read more
Expressing my commitment to open source the Techpod
I just wanted to let everyone know that I am committed to bringing the Techpod into the creative commons. I am presently exploring my options as to which license etc, to use. As... Read more
Techpod at the beach
got some video of the techod at the beach in Moclips,wa. sorry for the low res working on getting a better camera.
Thanks for helping out everyone. thanks for... Read more
Out at Moclips,wa
Just a quick update , Out flying in the wind and surf in Moclips,wa . The pledges are really starting to pore in . You guys are amazing. Keep spreading... Read more
some external video with fly-bys posted to youtube.
Headed out to the beach tonight for some fun in the surf and wind in Moclips,wa . look for the video and I will be pushing the techpod for... Read more
techpod hour flight on you tube
I just uploaded to youtube when I posted this it was still being processed . should be ready soon .
Thank you for your support .
One hour duration test flight completed !
Hey everyone ,
I am proud to announce the techpod easily completed its first duration test of a one hour long flight .
on 8/27/2012 at cascade fun fly r/c park in snohomish ,washington . launched... Read more
test flight video today
hey every one . went flying today . forgot my antenna for the fpv gear but I got a 20 minute flight in . here is some video taken with my phone... Read more
ready to fly , fully assembled techpod and kits with all the fight and fpv gear now available
new awards added :
-fully assembled and tested ready to fly techpod with fpv gear
-kits with all the gear ready to assemble
thank you for your support