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Autoquad just got smaller :)


Added by Max Levine on August 3, 2014 at 1:22pm — 22 Comments

UltraESC 20A


Started to test T-Motor MN3110-17 700KV with 12X40 Tiger CF props for my new Y6 build, but my 30A simonk flashed ESC was getting so hot on 3S lipo and after trying 4S it got cooked. ESC32 was…


Added by Max Levine on December 21, 2013 at 10:00am — 17 Comments

Flite Test : Kickin' it with Kenny

Cleveland's local television show "Kickin' it with Kenny" featured Flite Test on a live TV broadcast! -
See more at:

Added by Max Levine on September 30, 2013 at 3:55pm — 5 Comments

$3.50 Repair FrSky DIY DHT module after reverse polarity mistake.

Few days ago I decided to burn my FrSky DHT, plugged the battery backwards, nothing looked burned and no magic smoke, but module was dead... After poking around with multimeter I found…


Added by Max Levine on September 3, 2013 at 1:34am — 2 Comments

Probably the best GCS PC out there.

Starting at $999 for the Core i5-equipped, 64GB variant, the Razer Edge isn't cheap, but Razer doesn't seem to have skimped on quality. There's an Nvidia GPU inside it, beefing up the graphics, the base spec features 4GB of RAM (maxing out at 8GB on the Edge Pro), and though the screen resolution is only 1366 x…


Added by Max Levine on February 27, 2013 at 2:47am — 11 Comments

ArduCopter (TBS Discovery Style)

Team-blacksheep have very nice frame for DJI-NAZA with some fancy PDB, but I don't have NAZA and I wanted some modification to mount APM2/2.5, so here is my version of that frame, no fancy PDB and PCBs, just black fiberglass :)

If you do have DJI NAZA go get that frame right NOW…


Added by Max Levine on January 17, 2013 at 11:00pm — 58 Comments

Really, first ! ?

The LA100 is priced at €990 (US$1,275) and will come ready to fly from December, 2012. Lehmann Aviation says it plans to roll out hardware and software upgrades for the LA100 on a regular basis.

I guess its all about PR…


Added by Max Levine on November 25, 2012 at 8:30pm — 12 Comments

Now we know why NASA projects are so expensive :)


There is creative people at NASA :)

Added by Max Levine on June 26, 2012 at 6:10pm — 21 Comments

Ferrari California video with APM2 Tri-Copter

It was fun day :) We shot review of new Ferrari California that now on the market in Israel, (video is in Hebrew).

There is few shots from my tri-copter, also at 2:34 tri-copter got in to the shot :)


Some photos from the set:


APM 2.0

Motor Mounts - …


Added by Max Levine on June 7, 2012 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

9x radio 'mod' list

That my list of 9x radio mods, Keeping it DIY, and under $200 :) 

First one is 'er9x' firmware super easy:

Here is wiki page and good 'How to wire' videos: Part 1 Part 2 …


Added by Max Levine on April 1, 2012 at 6:00am — 28 Comments

What MultiWii can do... to AR.Drone :)

wet ar.drone dream from warthox on Vimeo.

I know it just an AR.Drone body :)

And this is the most crazy video from warthox !

Added by Max Levine on February 22, 2012 at 4:00pm — 12 Comments

The easiest way to mount APM2 on ArduCopter.

You'll need 4 rubber rings ~1.5-2cm diameter, ( used on prop-savers ) and 4 M3x10mm Spacers.

Just squeeze it through the hole:

 and lock it on the…


Added by Max Levine on January 24, 2012 at 8:08pm — 62 Comments

Scientists invent lightest material on Earth. What now?

Scientists have invented a new material that is so lightweight it can sit atop a fluffy dandelion without crushing the little fuzzy seeds.

It's so lightweight, styrofoam is 100 times heavier.

It is so lightweight, in fact, that the research team consisting of scientists at UC Irvine, HRL Laboratories and Caltech say in the peer-reviewed …


Added by Max Levine on November 18, 2011 at 4:12pm — 4 Comments

Motor mount for Bixler.

I started to work on my Bixler EPO 1400mm - (ARF) and this kit have some problems :)

The fuselage is glued, but very bad, I was able to pull it apart by hand :) That made it easier to remove the washers from the nose, ( it will have enough weight in the end :) )

and the horrible motor mount that was hot-glued to one side and at very strange angle :) And there…


Added by Max Levine on November 7, 2011 at 9:11am — 4 Comments

Video Stabilization - Easy, Fast, FREE !!!

YouTube added video stabilization tool to new video editor.

And its super easy to use: Upload your video go to video editor and click "Stabilize".

It will take some time to process the video, but who cares... you can keep using your PC !!!, because all the work is done in the "cloud" :) No more After Effects Rendering :)

And YouTube lets you…


Added by Max Levine on October 23, 2011 at 5:29pm — 5 Comments

WiFi RC Receiver by Dension

I was looking for audio system for my car and came-across very interesting hardware from Dension !!!

The Dension WiFi RC is a plug & play…


Added by Max Levine on September 15, 2011 at 2:18pm — 9 Comments

More about Quadshot, on Hak5.


what will be the best air-frame ( something from HobbyKing, what kind of wing ) to build this hybrid on…


Added by Max Levine on September 1, 2011 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

Quadshot on HakTip

In this HakTip from DEFCON 19 Darren is joined by Piotr of the QuadShot project.
Project site:

Added by Max Levine on August 19, 2011 at 4:51pm — 2 Comments

ACM Y6 frame motor mix changing in 2.0.39 !!!


All Y6s out there, motor mix changed, there also no more Top/Bottom speed ratio setting (for now).

So check the motors setup on your frames, before and after :) you load new code. 

Added by Max Levine on August 15, 2011 at 11:30pm — 4 Comments


Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
A list of all T3 contests is here. The current round, the Vertical Horizontal one, is here

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