I choose bixler 1.1 because it has slightly smaller wing span that fits to my car's trunk. It looks like all Bixler series have similar shape, the UAV module might fit to those as well.
The profile of the nose section was not that complex.…"
Hello everyone,Today I am going to introduce my UAV Bixler project.I bought this Bixler airplane from H.King about several months ago and wanted to put pixhawk in it to test how well it can fly autonomously.After receiving the plane I searched the…
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I think the design of volocopter was due to limited power of motors at the time of initial development and now they are thinking about reducing number of motors. Because running many motor is inefficient, complex thus making the copter…"
Thanks for your comment. Have you ever wonder how much costs are associated with helicopter? Maintenance, pilot training, so on.. I think any conventional aircraft can beat overall cost, easy of handling and etc of multi rotor type…"
Thanks for your comment! Prop facing downward while arm on top make clear thrust from the prop and I designed it is high enough not to harm people. Also they will eventually be covered with some kind of mesh to keep clearance to…"
I would like to show you guys my most recent work on conceptual design of a manned drone.After designing many different kind of mini or micro sized drones myself, I begin to think about making a huge drone as others may already started to make. I…
Hi all, I have been struggling setting up Pixhawk for a small sized quadcopter with high kv/response motor/esc equipment as below and would like to share my experience with you guys.Motor: FR1806-2300KV from RCTimerESC: K18A ESC(KISS ESC18A) 2-4S…
Hello all.I got this lowepro CS300 drone backpack from fry's electronics while traveling in LA, California. This back pack is perfect match to my drone project as it can accommodate all the gears and spare parts for not just one but two drones as…
Loading DIY drones page is getting slower in my country. I am planning to open my project through kickstarter campaign and once evrything done, those pldegers will have files to print with minimum price.
Thanks for the comment. Is "roll first" means roll control is attached first to the camera? If my understanding is right, there are less gimbals have roll first and pitch next. Because my gimbal has pitch first to the camera then roll…"
As a former ME graduate myself I know how frustrating to solve such kind of thing. Now I became more like EE than ME. Anyway you basically want to control an arm with PX then the best option I can suggest is using servo motors. They don't…"