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Hi everyone, I'm creating this thread to share your drone/copter information. I believe, this would help immensely for newbies like me duri…

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MAKING OUR OWN PLANE UAV FOR LONG RANGE FPV, MAPPING, PHOTOS AND SURVEYS

im new to the hobby and im very interested in autopilot and UAV. this is my ongoing project, im planing to use test it to see if it functio…

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Flying Wings, whats all the Hype about?

So I have tested quite a few different platforms to use for UAV work, including a few flying wings, but, I can not seem to understand why i…

Started by Jason Franciosa

5 Aug 28
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Amp Draw Calc for LARGE X8 (Pre-Flight) Need an Attopilot?

Hi, I am currently trying to determine the anticipated amperage draw for a large X8 platform that our team is using to carry a ~10lb sensor…

Started by Robert Blank

4 Aug 27
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Optimizing Wing Aerofoil for UAV long range flight ( not for endurance)

Good Day all, I have been spending a lot of time analyzing many different aerofoil profiles to optimize said profiles for a very specific f…

Started by Gisela & Joe Noci

38 Aug 24
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Quadcopter Plywood frame - yay or nay?

I would like to get some opinions from more experienced drone enthusiasts. I built my second Quadcopter like this: ArduCopter 3.2.1 on Mi…

Started by Anna Sarah Krämer Fazendeiro

1 Aug 22
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Best cheap ARF fixed-wing for startup

Hi everyone,  Im moving to California this April to begin a startup in the UAS business with a friend. The end-goal will involve flying mu…

Started by Andreas Nicolet

2 Aug 16
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Simple, cheap and strong landing gear

Hi, For anyone interested in a simple, sturdy yet cheap solution for a multicopter landing gear I suggest garden hose and zip ties...…

Started by Tobie Horswill

2 Aug 16
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Hybrid Plane/Copter - is this possible?

I have been interested for a while in the possibility of creating a VTOL fixed wing which transitions into forward flight after a vertical…

Started by Andrew Bailey

4 Aug 15
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Share your drone info thread

Hi everyone, I'm creating this thread to share your drone/copter information. I believe, this would help immensely for newbies like me duri…

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291 Aug 13
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all alu motor mounts with CF bits

I was looking for "pretty", light motor arms for Sky Hero Spyder since the ones it comes with are plastic and a bit brittle + there is no u…

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0 Aug 13

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