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Can APM control a X8 in + "plus" configuration? (coaxial octocopter)

Started Jan 5, 2014 0 Replies

Hi guys, how are you?I´ve already flown an coaxial octocopter (x8) in the "X" configuration, using the following config in APM_config.h:#define FRAME_CONFIG OCTA_QUAD_FRAME //mudeiiiiiiiii!!!…Continue

 

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Arducopter Auto Mode - Take Off & Landing

Quadcopter fully automatic waypoints flight including takeoff and landing with wind. Landing very precise: 50cm of difference from takeoff. Using a APM 2.6 o...
Jan 11
Bernardo M. A. posted a video

Casamento Angra dos Reis - Imagens Aéreas

Filmagem aérea do casamento de Nina e Henrique em Portogalo, Angra, RJ. Sobrevoo da água, vôo noturno e gravação dos fogos de artificio. www.multifly.com.br ...
Jan 8
Bernardo M. A. posted a video

TBS Discovery - 1200m FPV Flight

Generic acrilic tbs discovery frame Max distance: 1230m Speed: 50 - 70km/h Music "Levels" by Brenticus https://soundcloud.com/brenticus/levels https://soundc...
Dec 10, 2014
Bernardo M. A. posted a video

Sony Nex5 - 3 Axis Gimbal - X8 Octocopter Coaxial

Flying a Sony Nex5 with a X8 octo. Gimbal PID settings improoved. RAW vídeo, no post stabilization via software. Voando uma Sony Nex5 com um octocoptero X8. ...
Oct 13, 2014
Bernardo M. A. posted a video

1o teste x8 com nex5

1st tests using a Sony Nex5 attached to a coaxial octocopter. It was very windy except in the first shot, but, anyway the gimbal needs more tuning. Primeiros...
Oct 8, 2014
Bernardo M. A. posted a video

Asa Zagi 1,20m: looping e passagem baixa / Flying Wing FPV: looping, fast low passes

1200mm delta wing (no winglets) carrying GoPro and video TX doing some loopings and high speed low passes. Strong crash at 2:00 , fortunatelly almost nothing...
Sep 21, 2014
Bernardo M. A. posted a video

1,20m Zagi FPV com GoPro / Delta Wing FPV using GoPro

1200mm delta wing (no winglets) carrying GoPro and video TX. Very fast flight. It still needs some improvements in servo linkage to make it stiffer and achie...
Sep 15, 2014
Bernardo M. A. posted a video

Nissan Livina - Tomadas Aéreas

Algumas tomadas aéreas do Nissan Livina, estilo comercial de TV. Passagens baixas do multirotor ("drone") com o carro em movimento.
Jul 15, 2014
Bernardo M. A. commented on Bernardo M. A.'s blog post Parachute tests with a multirotor
"That´s a good idea Pableras, but my main problem is where can i get an adequate spring =/"
Jul 13, 2014
Pableras commented on Bernardo M. A.'s blog post Parachute tests with a multirotor
"You could fit this on a pringles chips can."
Jul 8, 2014
Bernardo M. A. posted videos
Jul 2, 2014
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Jun 28, 2014
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FPV Quad: Faster, Lower, Closer

"Can you post a pic of your rig? Cool video"
Jun 18, 2014
Bernardo M. A. posted a video

FPV Quad: Faster, Lower, Closer

Flying a quadcopter low, fast, between trees and at top speed following a car. Almost hitting some trees .. Music "Tobu - Hope (Original Mix)" by 7obu https:...
Jun 16, 2014
Bernardo M. A. posted a video

Flying a quad low, fast and between trees

1st flight of the quad XI made from aluminum and glass fiber, going between trees and near the ground. FPV using the GoPro2 TV out. Music "Trance" by Kaerus ...
Jun 8, 2014
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Filming a Honda Motorcycle with an Hexacopter

Hexa following a Honda Varadero and flying backwards to get some front shots. Commercial style vídeo. Hexa seguindo uma Honda Varadero e voando para trás par...
Jun 2, 2014

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Mechanical engineer
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- FPV
- Autonomous flght
- Aerial shots
Hometown:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Landing a Quad on a moving car via FPV

Posted on December 22, 2013 at 8:30pm 12 Comments

I tried to do something different this time: land a quad on a moving car.

After 2 unsuccessful attempts (crashes), the quadcopter finally did a smooth landing on the roof of the moving car.

 

The RC quad was controlled from the inside of the car using a 7" monitor (480x234 pixels) for FPV. Video was transmitted directly from the onboard GoPro2. A…

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Dual redundant BEC + overvoltage protection (crowbar circuit) to power the flight controller?

Posted on September 19, 2013 at 5:30pm 32 Comments

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Hi, when i fly multirotors one of my main worries is to avoid it from crashing. Mechanically I've practically…

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Octo X8 Coaxial - testing motor redundancy

Posted on August 7, 2013 at 3:30am 16 Comments

Testing the octo without 1 of the top motors and then 1 of them bottom motors to check what's happens if a prop/motor/esc gets bad during flight.

Previously I've done the same test with a flat hexacopter and an Y6 but they didn't performed very well.

With a flat octocopter, if it looses 1 motor/esc/prop it's barely affected. I was…

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Mechanical gyroscope gimbal: 2nd test (pitch / roll)

Posted on June 26, 2013 at 3:00pm 8 Comments

2nd test with the gimbal: 2 axis, pitch and roll stabilized by a homemade mechanical gyroscope. Using a GoPro

In this second test, I added another joint so it can move freely in 2 axis as seen in the beginning of the vídeo. The performance was nice although i performed some very aggressive movements.

PS: i didn't use any bearing in joints,…

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At 8:18pm on May 19, 2014, Marcelo B said…

Olá Bernardo. Estou fotografando um documentario de baixo orçamento e preciso fazer uma filmagem aérea no dia 15 de Junho. Você tem interesse? 

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