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Veikko Vierola commented on Kenneth Duffek's blog post Night Ops
"How long shutter time did you have on the camera. What ASA din u use? Nice picture."
Nov 19, 2011
Kenneth Duffek left a comment for Dustin
"Hi Dave, My Hexacopter max weight is 4 lbs-5oz with a GoPro, stabilized camera mount,leds 100% duty cycle and 5000mha Turnigy Lipo. I am also using Turnigy 2217 860KV brushless motors swing APC 11X4.7 Props. My static thrust is 13.2lbs…"
Nov 16, 2011
Kenneth Duffek left a comment for Ellison Chan
"Hi Ellison,   The camera used was a Canon 5D MarkII 21MP. The lens was a 16-35m F/2.8@F3.5 14 second exposure at iso 3200."
Nov 16, 2011
Ellison Chan commented on Kenneth Duffek's blog post Night Ops
"I love how well the stars show up.  What camera did you use?  The dynamic range seems to be very good."
Nov 16, 2011
Gareth Rens commented on Kenneth Duffek's blog post Night Ops
"awesome house!!!"
Nov 16, 2011
Balloon commented on Kenneth Duffek's blog post Night Ops
"Wow!!"
Nov 16, 2011
Greg Fletcher commented on Kenneth Duffek's blog post Night Ops
"I would think that at high altitudes you would need to run a higher kv motor, and a larger diameter and more pitch. The math gets complicated i guess(if you don't know it that well), but I'm sure the solution could be optimized for thin…"
Nov 15, 2011
Dustin left a comment for Kenneth Duffek
"Hi Ken, What motor, prop, and batteries are you using for your 10,500 ft flying?  Have you done any heavy lifting with your Hexacopter? Thank you."
Nov 15, 2011

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Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk commented on Kenneth Duffek's blog post Night Ops
"@ Ric   That's what's in the background ;)   Regards   Martin."
Nov 15, 2011

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Sgt Ric commented on Kenneth Duffek's blog post Night Ops
"Guys, Kenneth's not saying he flew that high ASL. He started that high. (notice the bldg behind him) Gee people, I don't think they make Lipos that big!"
Nov 15, 2011

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Martint BuildYourOwnDrone.co.uk commented on Kenneth Duffek's blog post Night Ops
"Fully agree with Mark, super shot of the copter!   And is this the max altitude anyone has flown at using one of these kits?   And with enough battery power would we be able to get this high from sea level? Thats getting on for 2 miles…"
Nov 15, 2011

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Mark Harrison commented on Kenneth Duffek's blog post Night Ops
"That's a beautiful shot! How long was the exposure? But I was so hoping you had reached 10,500 feet "the hard way" after launching at sea level. :-)"
Nov 15, 2011

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About Me:
I work in the astronomical field. I work with large ground based telescopes in the western US and I love anything aviation oriented.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
The main area of interest are Hexacopters and there use for aerial photography.
Hometown:
Tucson

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At 10:10pm on November 15, 2011, Dustin said…

Hi Ken,

What motor, prop, and batteries are you using for your 10,500 ft flying?  Have you done any heavy lifting with your Hexacopter?

Thank you.

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