I'm new to UAV's, but have been researching enough to see that there are a multiplicity of designs available. One item I've come across is dihedral quad/hex/octo frames, where the motors are tilted…Continue
"@Coastwise, No, nothing new. I wrote to the authors of the report I mentioned earlier. They had not evaluated the theoretical impact on the efficiency and flight time. I am preparing to do some of my own testing, but the design work is going slow…"
"I know this is an old discussion thread, but I have recently found a research report from 2017 on the math involved here:
A Unified Approach to Configuration-based Dynamic Analysis of Quadcopters for Optimal Stability…"