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…


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.…


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…


Added by Luiz Miranda on April 15, 2012 at 6:00pm — 23 Comments

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