Ilya R.
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  • Mountain View, CA
  • United States
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daniel garrow commented on Ilya R.'s blog post Tiltrotor Quadcopter (v2)
Aug 10
daniel garrow commented on Ilya R.'s blog post Tiltrotor Quadcopter (v2)
Aug 10
daniel garrow commented on Ilya R.'s blog post Tiltrotor Quadcopter (v2)
Aug 10
daniel garrow commented on Ilya R.'s blog post Tiltrotor Quadcopter (v2)
Aug 10
daniel garrow commented on Ilya R.'s blog post Tiltrotor Quadcopter (v2)
Aug 10
daniel garrow commented on Ilya R.'s blog post Tiltrotor Quadcopter (v2)
"im going to be using 4 sunnysky 3525-520kv motors with master air screw 13x8 3 blade props "
Aug 4
daniel garrow commented on Ilya R.'s blog post Tiltrotor Quadcopter (v2)
"servo city parts list cost $395 5/8" Aluminum Tubing Length 12.00" 635274 4 Dual Pinch Bolt, Face Tapped Clamping Hubs, 0.770" Pattern Bore 0.625" 545344 4 6-32 Black-Oxide Socket Head Machine Screws Length 1.250"…"
Aug 4
daniel garrow commented on Ilya R.'s blog post Tiltrotor Quadcopter (v2)
"ok so I just ordered all the parts to build one from servocity $395 not counting ESC s motors or flight controller and batteries. funny thing is I had designed​ it alot like yours long before I found your video. I was going to build a manned drone…"
Aug 4
Ilya R. commented on Ilya R.'s blog post iQuad Tilt-Rotor Quadcopter (v2) Flight Testing
"Hi Hollis, sorry for the extremely slow reply. Haven't been too active in diydrones recently. To answer your question, I did make the wing design, but it was too heavy and hard to control. I also made a couple of other variants, but the…"
Jun 5, 2016
Stefano Falconetti commented on Ilya R.'s blog post Tiltrotor Quadcopter (v2)
"Hi, did you make any progress on the handling of the of the tilting from the APM ? I'have the same interest in a tilted approach. Thanks, Stefano."
Sep 18, 2015
Abhishek sharma commented on Ilya R.'s album
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iQuad v2

" plz help me out n its aerodynamic balancing"
Aug 29, 2015
Abhishek sharma commented on Ilya R.'s album
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iQuad v2

"can i know its materials slection nfabrication coz m too making this for my project"
Aug 29, 2015
Stefan van der Ende commented on Ilya R.'s blog post iQuad - Tilt Rotor Quadcopter
"Looks very very nice ! And clever ."
Jun 22, 2015
Ilya R. left a comment for Michael Flint
"Yep, I'm actually working on something like this right now. More updates soon!"
Jun 5, 2015
Hollis Inman commented on Ilya R.'s blog post Tiltrotor Quadcopter (v2)
"This is a test wing but it gives you a better idea of the scale."
Oct 1, 2014
Hollis Inman commented on Ilya R.'s blog post Tiltrotor Quadcopter (v2)
"Airframe should be done by the end of the month. Even with full CF construction, the frame alone weighs over 7kg. I'll have to follow up with pics when the fabricator finishes up. I'm starting out as a quad as well for testing purposes but…"
Oct 1, 2014

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About Me:
I built my first RC airplane when I was 12. It was of the gas powered balsa variety and had a wing-span longer than I was tall. I've still got the bug, although more interested in helis and multirotors these days.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Tilt-rotors and VTOLs
Hometown:
Mountain View

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Ilya R.'s Blog

iQuad Tilt-Rotor Quadcopter (v2) Flight Testing

Posted on November 30, 2013 at 7:25pm 25 Comments

After more than a year of design and development, I've built version 2 of the iQuad custom tilt-rotor quadcopter which is capable of achieving high forward speed by tilting its rotors forward in flight. After several days of flight testing and tuning, I was able to achieve stable hover and incredibly fast forward flight. Near the middle of the video, you can see the…

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Tiltrotor Quadcopter (v2)

Posted on November 22, 2013 at 7:12pm 54 Comments

A few months ago, I posted some video and pictures of a tilt-rotor quadcopter called iQuad. Since then, I've been working on building a new version of iQuad which is lighter, has a cleaner design, and adds FPV. The new iQuad weighs 1600 grams w/o batteries (down from 2260) thanks to a carbon fiber body and…

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iQuad - Tilt Rotor Quadcopter

Posted on July 15, 2013 at 10:30pm 10 Comments

 

I just finished building a tilt-rotor quadcopter. I started the project about a year ago, starting with a 3DRobotics quad frame to learn the ropes. At this point, the only thing that remains from the original quad is the APM and ESCs.

I planned to add wings on the arms to allow the quad to generate lift while flying forward, but I…

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At 10:34am on April 13, 2014, F. C. Bearsch said…
Are you still working in the title rotor?
At 12:29pm on August 30, 2014, Michael Flint said…
Just curious if you would be able to put a pusher or puller prop on this that kicks in at a certain speed. If so, it would take over for the vertical props (assuming it were a hybrid quad/plane) once you get above the stall speed.

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