Airframe design (540)

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Hi everyone, I'm creating this thread to share your drone/copter information. I believe, this would help immensely for newbies like me duri…

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What do the numbers 550 or 650 refer to in quadcopters?

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What 3D Design software do you recommend for designing a drone and its parts?

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Frame design tutorial using CopterCAD

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