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How to go about designing a heavy lift (3kg payload) multirotor frame?

Hi I'm working on designing and building a multirotor drone to lift a ~3kg payload with a group at my university. My role is to help design…

Started by Jack Rolf-Gokes

2 Feb 5
Reply by Thomas Butler

Octo-X, bicycle wheel design #2.

Q: will it fly?  fly well? I'm prototyping my latest design - got my motor mounts put together.  Other than the plate in the middle, this i…

Started by Jake Bayless

35 Mar 23, 2014
Reply by James McGuire

Very sluggish alt hold on overpowered Octo

Hey guys and girls,I've followed DIY drones for a while and there's a ton of great info on here. Unfortunately I've run into a problem. I'v…

Started by Shahid Banglawala

10 Sep 13, 2013
Reply by Shahid Banglawala

First Arducopter build on octo frame battery (BEC) question

Do I need a BEC or UBEC on my APM-controlled octocopter, if I plan to use a 6S battery? I'm putting an APM2.5 into a Tarot IronMan 1000, fo…

Started by John Gaver

7 Jul 8, 2013
Reply by Mitchell Yazdani

custom octo frame

what should I do first? any tips? I really don't want to go into this blindly    

Started by j.baum53

1 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by Forrest Frantz

Main Power Switch for Heavy Octo

Hi, Well, I'm just at the end of my APM 2.0 based Octo build (this has taken ages, and is based on a unique aluminum # frame variant - pics…

Started by Gil Rosenthal

9 Aug 30, 2012
Reply by Gil Rosenthal

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Large Heavy Octo PID Tuning

I just flew my maiden flight with my new, totally custom octocopter. Everything worked really well except that I entered into a heavy oscil…

Started by Adam Rivera

13 Jul 7, 2012
Reply by Adam Rivera

Scratch-build

where do I start? what should I do? I have no idea, because I'm scratch-building my own quad as soon as I figure out how.   any tips/ideas…

Started by j.baum53

8 May 25, 2012
Reply by j.baum53

Building copter frame

where do I start? what should I do? I have no idea, because I'm scratch-building my own quad as soon as I figure out how.   any tips/ideas…

Started by j.baum53

2 May 24, 2012
Reply by j.baum53

New heavy octo - trouble with alt_hold

Hello. First of all, I want to thank you for your time in reading this. I'm a relative newbie to APM, but I do follow directions pretty we…

Started by John Lever

1 Apr 11, 2012
Reply by John Lever

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