About Winfried Rijssenbeek

Winfried Rijssenbeek is a renewable energy expert with a long track record in setting up projects in developing countries. In his free time he is dedicated to innovations related to human carriers.

Further progress

This news is covering the last weeks!!

 

 

Drone tests

The drone was tested these weeks only few times as our pilot for personal reasons had limited time.  Also there was the issue of bad weather, not for the drone, but for us doing the testing preparation.  But with the new control system we could perfectly test Pitch […]

By |November 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flight testing, promo video and more

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Acknowledgements

We really have to thank Jeroen Woudenberg, of the Woudgraaf video productions company, who produced a nice video for the Drone for Good Award.  It has become a marvel! Thanks for your sponsoring Jeroen!

We also need to pay gratitude to the many people that have been involved in […]

By |November 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Flight Tests

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Nominated for the Innovation Award of Province of Gelderland

We as a team were nominated for the innovation price. It was a great event and we had the opportunity to explain about the project and the expectations,  see the presentation movie.

 

Test flights

We did a number of controlled test flights […]

By |October 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New team member, preparing flight tests…

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Welcome of the new drone pilot

Dear all the new drone pilot we have is Greg Stec, in his family there is a famous painter. Greg is from Poland and is a IT PLC programmer and passionate on Drones. As he has a University degree in data transmission, he […]

By |September 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AgroDrone, EASA, Range Extender…

Dear All, after a nice holiday period, it is back to work! Here at the OneManProject also activities have been somewhat reduced by the fact that many of the suppliers or experts were out. So now we think that  we can again gain speed! Herunder is what we did as a team, enjoy!

 

Preparation for completely […]

By |August 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

News for the last few weeks

This news is covering the last 4 weeks!!

It is summer and time of holidays but we are still here pushing the design further!

 

Preparation for completely controlled flight

The preparations for completely controlled flight of the drone are being made. With one of the best providers of ground control software we are now moving ahead. Way […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Video of New Flight Test with 80kg of Payload

The latest tethered flight tests confirmed that 80kg of payload is no problem at all: Check the video bellow!

The craft has more than enough lifting capability and it is very responsive. We are refining control system, but we are glad that tests up till now show that we will have no problem with lack of power […]

By |June 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|11 Comments

First Flight Test Passed – Check the Video!

 

Testing  Baby steps: controlled lifting

On 25/06/2015 we conducted the first controlled tests. We nailed the system to limited freedom with 4 ropes and started it. The settings of the control were a little too direct so we did need to soften them. It worked a little better every time. Finally we also reduced throttle […]

By |June 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Agricultural Innovation Fair

 

Presentation at the Innovation Tradefair in Dronten, the Netherlands

This week Barry and myself finished the preparing the craft for the Innovation in Precision Agriculture Trade Fair in Dronten, the Netherlands. We got a really good stand position to display the craft. We mounted only 8 motors as we plan to test the system with that […]

By |June 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

News update 7. Jun

So great!

This week Barry and myself were working on the agri version of the drone just as a concept. We ordered a small spraying tank, and waited for it to come.. We got nervous when we did not get it on Friday. So we checked and indeed out of stock. Our local shop de Schuur […]

By |June 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments