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Peace Drone scratchbuilt collapsible FPV platform

Here's an idea for a collapsible canard planform UAV/FPV aircraft I designed.  It is scratchbuilt out of Dollar Tree foamboard, packing tap…

Started by Ed O'Beirne

1 Mar 16, 2012
Reply by George Myers

Attaching Bixler APM chassis to airframe?

I just got the electronics chassis from DIYDrones and put it all together and Im wondering how to attach it to the plane. Are the magnets i…

Started by John Moore

1 Mar 12, 2012
Reply by Nick Scott

Why not twin engine?

Just wondering why very few people are using a twin-engine design for a drone airplane?  Seems to me that it would be nice to have some red…

Started by Rob_Lefebvre

5 Mar 9, 2012
Reply by Macboffin

Change of direction

Can any one say if there is any advantage of shifting the mounting the motors 180 Degs from where they are at the moment, I appreciate a ch…

Started by andycross1

1 Mar 7, 2012
Reply by Dave

Which Plane to use?

Hi Guys, My first, But most definitely not my last post in these forums. I have ordered my APM 2.0 for my Quadrocopter, and now I am look…

Started by Bradley Muller

13 Mar 7, 2012
Reply by Don Brooks


hi guys, ive just purchased a axn floater , i think i might have gotten the wrong model, im wanting to fpv in it, will all the aurdopilot b…

Started by wraith

1 Feb 23, 2012
Reply by CensoredUser ExWikiNinja aka KF

help me spec my skywalker

Ive decided to move ahead and purchase a skywalker.  By the way, I think I saw somewhere a "version 5" with a reinforcement rod for the win…

Started by James Pollock

2 Feb 22, 2012
Reply by Hein du Plessis

UAV Build Setup

Hi, i have a few thoughts about a project i have in mind. Here is my "plan" Features Mission Critical - IMU - Between 3-5km operational…

Started by j C

13 Feb 11, 2012
Reply by Michael Abraham

Has anyone built an ArduPlane that runs on Nitro Fuel?

I see a lot of discussions about flight times and how to extend times.  As nice as electric power is, fuel is still king.  The Drones that…

Started by Kevin Mahler

10 Feb 9, 2012
Reply by Brad Smith

First time builder, looking for advice...

All, I am a full-scale pilot (just private w/ inst. rating) looking to get into UAVs.  For my first UAV project, I am looking at a fixed-wi…

Started by Dan S

11 Feb 7, 2012
Reply by Brad Smith


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