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Stanley Anak Suab commented on Ersin Gonul's blog post Skywalker X8 Tiltrotor (VTOL) Aircraft
"Ersin Gonul  Great project!! Keep up :-D"
Nov 5
Ersin Gonul commented on Ersin Gonul's blog post Skywalker X8 Tiltrotor (VTOL) Aircraft
"Hi, thanks. Indeed, you don't have mass drop advantage. Weight of tilt mechanishm which includes servos and 3d printed parts are roughly the same or more with fifth motor and its speed controller."
Nov 2
Greg Dronsky commented on Ersin Gonul's blog post Skywalker X8 Tiltrotor (VTOL) Aircraft
"Hi! Interesting project! What is the mass drop advantage on 4 servos with all the equipment needed, and moving parts vs additional fifth motor for horizontal flight? "
Oct 31
Ersin Gonul posted a blog post

Skywalker X8 Tiltrotor (VTOL) Aircraft

Hi everyone,I want to share my latest project, Skywalker X8 Tiltrotor. It uses Arduplane 3.8.2 firmware. Tilting mechanism and integration parts were printed with  a 3D printer. I made some transition tests a few weeks ago.I made its maiden flight one year ago.My current configuration:Frame Kit: Skywalker X8Vtol Conversion Parts: Custom 3D printedMotor: Rctimer x5(400kV), 4 piecesSpeed Controller: Hobbywing 40A Propellers: 17x5.5Battery: Gens Ace 6s5100x2BEC: Hobbywing 10A (Max 20A)Flight…See More
Oct 31

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About Me:
I'm Electrical and Electronics Engineer and interested in aviation, control systems, avionics and technology. I have an Helicopter PPL.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I'm working on UAVs more than 13 years. I'm using a Trex500, a 650 size multicopter, a Skywalker X8 Vtol, a DJI Mavic. All has Pixhawk flight controllers except Dji :)
Hometown:
Ankara

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Skywalker X8 Tiltrotor (VTOL) Aircraft

Posted on October 31, 2017 at 10:21am 3 Comments

Hi everyone,

I want to share my latest project, Skywalker X8 Tiltrotor. It uses Arduplane 3.8.2 firmware. Tilting mechanism and integration parts were printed with  a 3D printer. I made some transition tests a few weeks ago.

I made its maiden flight one year ago.…

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