Hi Everyone,First post here and this forum looks awesome. I'm just looking to building my first ArduCopter Quad. I fancy building a custom frame for it using Carbon Fibre, mostly because half the fun…Continue
"Check out my CF quad build. Its the second 'H' frame quad I have built, the first being mostly Kevlar. The arm mounting system is still working very well and keeping frame vibrations extremely low.
I am now thinking of a bigger machine and…"
"But wait, there's more!
I am pressing to (I hope) finish my Instructable for the DIYD sponsored contest. There will be many photos of building ideas and techniques that may help you on your quest to get airborne.
"Thanks to Doug for sending me his sketches of the chassis. I've decided to go with Aluminium over CF as it's sooo much cheaper and should do the job just fine.
I've ordered it, now I'm just waiting for it to arrive before I can…"
"You are welcome. If you need a zip file of the original 'B' chassis, that can be arranged also. It has dimensions and views. The 'C' is pretty much the same except the arms are shorter and they abandoned passing a long motor…"
"Greetings and welcome to the flock!
I applaud your DIY spirit and am happy to meet another kindred.
CF is a viable product but very oversold, IMHO, as the ultimate material for multirotors. All materials are a trade-off between price, properties,…"
Hi Everyone,First post here and this forum looks awesome. I'm just looking to building my first ArduCopter Quad. I fancy building a custom frame for it using Carbon Fibre, mostly because half the fun is building the thing, the more custom the better!I've been looking at using square carbon fiber tubing similar to this for the arms: …See More