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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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i want to build a delivery drone of 15 kg payload, am battling with the kind of material to use. and also the configuration that will be th…


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V frame motor configuration for Hexacopter

Hello everybody, First I want to thank all participants of this forum who helped me a lot of to build my UAVs. I have just finished to buil…

Started by DUPRE

5 Jan 11
Reply by JamesWill

UAV Catapult Launcher

Hello,   I am trying to design a catapult launcher for a ~20 lb UAV and was curious if anyone has designed and built one for a similar wei…

Started by Scott Ashcraft

9 Jan 4
Reply by Sameer N Pujar

Looking for Large X8 Design Suitable for Tiger U8 Motors With 26" Props

I'm looking for an open design that I can mill myself. I have a set of 8 U8 motors to be run with 26" props and I want to design a craft ar…

Started by David B Bitton

3 Jan 3
Reply by Auturgy

Disk loading question.

Hi.  I am working on a two rotor design with the hopes of having some efficiency gains by using two larger rotors.  I have always heard…

Started by Joe Renteria

0 Dec 27, 2016

Material selection and sourcing for multi rotor frame

I'm researching different designs and materials for a hexacopter frame to carry a camera. It looks like the frame of the ArduCopter kits is…

Started by Luke Olson

16 Dec 27, 2016
Reply by Kubi Kara

Moving to an X8....

First I want to say that I hope I put this in the right category. Second this is not something I am going to do right away. Its probably go…

Started by Tyler Troutt

0 Dec 18, 2016

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

5 Dec 10, 2016
Reply by Christopher Rice

Quadcopter mounted within Tyvek kite?

Hey guys, this may sound a bit kooky but hear me out. My son was set on towing a kite with a quadcopter... why I'm not sure, but I told him…

Started by Sippy Cup

0 Nov 15, 2016

Flexible wing technology

Hi all, I thought I'd pass this along to see if someone smarter than me can put this flexible wing technology to use in drones. It's super…

Started by Ken Fichtler

0 Nov 8, 2016



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