Luiz Miranda's Blog (3)

Apprentice Drone kit conversion

Because E-Flight Apprentice RC is very popular airplane and the fact that you can buy any replacement part for it I decided to design a 3D printed kit that would turn it into a Drone. The kit blends perfectly with the wing, it gives you easy access to the electronics from the top and also increases the wingspan by 3 inches. I am using the APM 2.6 but…

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Added by Luiz Miranda on November 23, 2014 at 10:30am — 11 Comments

APM2 survive 20 minutes in the water

Lost control of my Quad a couple months ago and it landed in a nearby pond, me and my kid(pictured) spent like 20 minutes in a cold 4 ft deep body of water looking for it. I really thought that I had lost everything. We finally found it and it was still beeping, we pulled off the battery plug immediately and just could not believe how in the world this happened.…

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Added by Luiz Miranda on April 15, 2012 at 7:00pm — 11 Comments

3DR Quad suspension

Hey everyone, it always bothered me when my Quad hit the ground hard, so I started looking on a way to add a suspension to it and after 2 weeks of trying, this is what I came up with:

I got some shock absorbing from a 1/10 scale buggy and added…

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Added by Luiz Miranda on April 15, 2012 at 6:00pm — 24 Comments

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