On Sun, Sep 6, 2015 at 5:11 PM, Craig via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com>

> There are some quadcopter drones which have computer control of position
> and attitude. The fellow should incorporate that kind of stability
> augmentation.
Yes, computer control is what makes these things viable - but do you want
to be dependent on a computer to keep you from tumbling out of the air?

Just like a helicopter (rotary-wing aircraft) needs more power than an
> airplane (fixed-wing aircraft).
> Craig

Yes. Inefficient - having to beat the air into submission. Also, very
little choice of where you are going to hit when the power fails - can't
glide worth a darn.

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