"Just how we're getting the GPS unit airborne we're not saying"
You threw it out of the window, didn't you?
At 2pm this afternoon, the El Reg Paper Aircraft Released Into Space (PARIS) programme take to the air for the first time, for a live test of the Vulture 1 GPS unit. At the helm for this test run is PARIS radio man Steve Daniels (callsign G6UIM), who's put together the lightweight air-to-ground comms package, details of which …
Well as said above the test was a success, the GPS to laptop worked as expected. so the Radio link works. Sadly the broadband let us down.
It was after all a test, to find any possible problems.
Lesters flying was fine, although it would have been good to land on the runway, rather than the M5.
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