"Fly 'em hard and put 'em away wet. They're only drones."
Game of Drones is a new video series focused on designing and creating hardcore airframes that can take punishment. Waterproof, bulletproof & crash-proof are the goals. Pictured here is the "Flying Squirrel" or the Mark III design. With the GoPro camera integrated right in, this is an ideal airframe to learn how to fly in FPV.
Motors mount directly to the material with the "T" bracket...
The rough mold on the vacuum-forming table. The GoPro was a last-minute addition.
A few of the design concepts that will soon be arriving from GoD.
This spherical ring design is strong enough to support 200 lbs. without warping or bending. Now to find motors that can actually lift that weight.