Members: 243
Latest Activity: on Saturday

Discussion Forum

Wing reinforcement & servos

Started by Martin Poller. Last reply by Thomas J Coyle III May 26. 3 Replies

Just doing some research before I commence my build and was wondering what the general opinion of the forum is on a some points.1. I've read that the standard CF wing connection tubes can break and…Continue

Converting quad to X8

Started by Andy Roberts. Last reply by Andy Roberts May 25. 2 Replies

Which is the most effective/cost efficient way to build an X8? Convert a quad DIY kit or get all the bits for an X8? Are the chassis significantly different?Continue

Possible Composite X8

Started by Michael Levesque. Last reply by Gabriel May 25. 24 Replies

Hey guys! (and girls) I noticed a lot of people do love their X8 but they are pimping them quite a lot... Most of the time going above the max weight of the aircraft or going faster creating flutter.…Continue

Tags: airframe, question, possible, flutter, X8

X8-M with gimbal loadout?

Started by Jason Bush Apr 14. 0 Replies

I am considering getting to the X8-M for the 2D mapping and the option for 3D point clouds. The frames appear to be the same as the X8+. Is it possible to change out the mapping camera with the Tarot…Continue

Comment Wall


You need to be a member of X8 to add comments!

Comment by Thomas J Coyle III on June 6, 2015 at 10:48am


Thanks for the tip. I will definitely keep it in mind:-)



Comment by Hans Miller on June 1, 2015 at 11:56pm

It does need quite a bit of elevon deflection. More so than other flying wings. Ah well, back to the drawing board.....

Comment by Thomas J Coyle III on June 1, 2015 at 6:57pm


It wasn't me, but some unfortunate individual on RCGroups.

I believe that he did not checkout his aileron performance on the ground to see if it was correct prior to his maiden flight.



Comment by james sowell on June 1, 2015 at 12:06pm

what did u do wrong ?

Comment by Thomas J Coyle III on June 1, 2015 at 11:42am

Here is what happens when your APM is not setup correctly for your X8



Comment by Thomas J Coyle III on May 25, 2015 at 4:39pm

Were the magnet canopy latches that bad that Skywalker had to revert to a new canopy latching system that totally sucks since it hangs out in the airstream and is totally ugly?



Comment by Marc Cretten on April 17, 2015 at 2:23pm

anyone know the airfoil used on the X8, RvJET, eBee and CastralLTD?

Comment by james sowell on December 7, 2014 at 7:03am
Comment by james sowell on December 4, 2014 at 2:29am
Comment by james johnson on October 26, 2014 at 8:35pm
Hit the deck this afternoon with my X8 during my APM maiden from the death roll. I was flying in stabilize, LOS and dropped airspeed during a high turn. My fault entirely. My CG is at the manufacturers recommended but I think I may shift it forward slightly because I noticed a bit of porpoising after reviewing the footage.

DIY Drones Monthly


Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
A list of all T3 contests is here. The current round, the Pylon Race, is here

© 2015   Created by Chris Anderson.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service