CarbonCore are releasing the 1000mm Octocopter in January and already have an electric 90 helicopter that can lift it's own weight at 4 Kg. (A camera mount adaptor can be developed). My Multicopters have foldable arms however…"
"Hexacopter will give you more redundancy, if you build it as a Y6, otherwise, a normal octocopter will give you redundancy.
1,5 or 2m is huge, we normally are in regions where 90cm motor 2 motor is pretty large.II'd say forget one hour…"
Good to see fellow South African on the site
I am based in Johannesburg and sell all DIY products aswell as custom build Copters for applications like yours
you can contact me at email@example.com
my Website is…"
Guys and gals (I assume),I am interested in builting a quadra or hexa-copter for use in our industry (emergency services).The questions I have are:1. Can I use standard components, but bigger batteries and motors to build a bigger copter? I am looking to lift cameras, achieve maximum stability and longer flying times (up to as close to one hour as possible). I am looking at a rotor-to-rotor distance (across the "X" of about 1.5m to 2m).2. If I use SIX motors - is this better (more stable or…See More
I am a Forensic Road Traffic Collision Homicide Reconstrucionist, based in South Africa and I own www.ibfsa.com.
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I want to build my own UAV for the aerial video recording of major road traffic collision scenes or disasters, but I want something VERY easy to fly and VERY versatile, yet stable (large?) and reasonable strong/robust.
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