Ardupilot 3" endurance build - autonomous micro quadcopter

Build video of an Ardupilot 3" micro quadcopter on a Kakute F7 ARM processor autopilot.

The build is an endurance HD camera & FPV ship with full autonomous capability thanks to Ardupilot, from take off, to landing.

Flight test & endurance video to follow...

Parts used in this build:

⦿ Frame : custom frame - watch build video here

⦿ Autopilot : Kakute F7

⦿ ESC : Racerstar Tattoo 35A 4-in-1

⦿ Video Tx : Eachine VTX03S

⦿ HD & FPV camera all in one : Runcam Split mini2

⦿ Radio telemetry : HK MX Mini

⦿ Radio receiver : FrSky R-XSR

⦿ Motors : EMAX RS1106 II - 4500 Kv

⦿ Propellers : Gemfan 3025BN

⦿ GPS & compass : Matek M8Q-5883



Views: 1291

Comment by Subatomic on February 9, 2019 at 12:41pm

Can't wait to see how much flight time you get. Great build.

Comment by Hugues on February 11, 2019 at 12:29pm

Thx! I still have to do the endurance test flight then you'll know!

Comment by Nando te Riele on February 13, 2019 at 7:45am

Nice!  - also looking forward to a flighttime.

I think you forgot one item in your setup, the battery, From the picture i think you have a 2s setup with 18650 cells, and the discription in the video says 3300 mAh, but which ones?

Comment by Hugues on March 4, 2019 at 12:23pm

They are Sony VTC6


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