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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


could someone tell me the working of a propeller in a plane. is there a fixed direction in which it rotates (such as clockwise or anti-cloc…

Started by sreeram

4 Feb 5, 2012
Reply by Carlos Reyes

Competition? Drone design for Africa!

Competition? What? Yes it is! "Drones solves poverty in Africa" HELP! 1 minute-survey! Click here to fill in the survey.     

Started by Mint Wong

2 Feb 2, 2012
Reply by Graham Dyer

Skywalker Fiberglass flight report

OK I just flew the Fiberglass Skywalker for the first time today. Here is a list of the components I used on this plane including the weigh…

Started by Ryan

5 Jan 30, 2012
Reply by Ryan

Arduplane and Skywalker (4 servo wing)

HI! I am going to convert my Skywalker so I add Arduplane software (and hardware) My issue is I want to keep separate servos for wing con…

Started by UndCon

1 Jan 26, 2012
Reply by UndCon

Anyone have elevon aircraft with Ardupilot?

Hi. I'm looking for elevon aircraft (delta-wing) for Ardupilot. I purchased Xeno of Multiplex, however, attaching ardupilot was not easy du…

Started by Hyon Lim

2 Jan 24, 2012
Reply by Jerry Cresp

Building and crashing an Easystar model

This is our first post on DIYDrones, where, I hope, we'll be relating our experience about building and crashing our first Easystar model.…

Started by Alexandre Girard

4 Jan 12, 2012
Reply by Thomas J Coyle III


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