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Two stage take-off and hover approach

I'm having a hard time finding the right words here, can you help me out?  I'm interested in flying a UAV (rotor or fixed-wing, electric or…

Started by Tyler Mitchell

2 Aug 4, 2011
Reply by Tyler Mitchell

Laser Short Kits, Design and Rapid Prototyping

Hi All; New to the site here, but am an avid RC hobbiest and also run a CNC laser business on the side. I'm working with a local prototype…

Started by Mike

28 Aug 3, 2011
Reply by Richard

Skywalker Aileron and radio

So I am midway though building my first airplane and running into a few problems. 1. What is the best way to hook up/mount the Aileron serv…

Started by Zach Bayne

7 Jul 27, 2011
Reply by steve

Good idea or not?

Hey DiyDrones!!   I have a few of these semi large airplanes...       So i thought this would be a good airframe, it has a ton of space, an…

Started by Jesse

2 Jul 26, 2011
Reply by Jesse

UAVs at 2011 RAF Waddington Airshow.

I've attached photos of 3 UAVs at the show, I search the forum for Bluebear so this may not already be covered. iSTART%20-%202.jpg Link to…

Started by Chris Gresham

3 Jul 26, 2011
Reply by Ian Williams-Wynn

Hawksky PID settings

Hi all,   well i finally got my second APM and telemetry on the way now and i have changed my platform from a skyfun (MIA) to a hawk sky. J…

Started by Trent

2 Jul 24, 2011
Reply by Rebel K

Heavylift variable pitch quadcopter

It is my first drone Motor to motor distance : 140 cm Rotor diameter:70 cm Maximum size:210 cm Weight: 1.6 kg ( esc, motors and wires) with…

Started by Radu V

5 Jul 23, 2011
Reply by Radu V

Flight efficancy a different perspective

lets consider that the wing of a plane uses the same mechanism to generate thrust then a propeller or rocket engine, that is accelerate a m…

Started by ctech4285

1 Jul 20, 2011
Reply by ctech4285

Dynam Hawk Sky (Easy Star clone) review

My short review of an Easy star clone: Well, the Dynam Hawk Sky I order from nitroplanes.com came in a few days ago. The box came in perfe…

Started by Joel Ryan

8 Jul 9, 2011
Reply by Bob Kirkpatrick

Arducopter vs. AscTec Hummingbird/ Autopilot

Hi All, I've been looking at various commercially available Quad platforms for a while now and trying to decide which one to go for. Accord…

Started by Dinuka Abeywardena

2 Jul 9, 2011
Reply by Jan Vervoorst

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