Thought I'd share some pics of my latest tricopter, it'll be the 10th version and the second 'flying prototype' (with any luck).
The design has come a long way, I suspect its still over target weight but I *really* want to get this thing flying.
Its all printed in…Continue
Here's a better photo showing the tail boom linkage - basically a pair of printed gears.
This design has fewer parts than a conventional linkage, less things to break so hopefully more reliable.
There's a 2:1 gearing ratio between the servo and the tail boom. The servo moves +/- 60…Continue
The distance between motors is 450mm so obviously the arms need to be cut down.
A PixFalcon goes on top, the GPS/Compass module will either go directly on top of the PixFalcon or have its own mount at the front of the drone.