About Me:

Local government officer in the UK

Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

The concept of quadcopter interests me, but unfortunately I started with a Walkera UFO 5 which has almost put me off completely.



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John Stokes posted a discussion
Is there a simple formula for working out the lifting capacity of a quad based on engine and prop sizes?
Dec 30, 2010
John Stokes posted a discussion
Hi, I'm new to the forum and new to quadflyers, so as a starting point I bought a second hand UFO5 to get used to quadflyers. It flew OK for the first couple ofweeks, although I couldn't get it to hover, but now it has developed a permanent spin. …
Dec 7, 2010
John Stokes commented on Charles John's blog post The Walkera Ufo 5 is perfect for beginners
"I bought a Walkera UFO 5 a couple of weeks ago and I have to say it doesn't do what it says on the box. I've got through two sets of rotor blades jsut trying to get it to hover and now it's developed a fixed spin, It goes up and just keeps spinning…"
Dec 1, 2010