Brian Christian
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Tarot Gimbal not working.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Christian Mar 19, 2015. 2 Replies

I have finally gotten around to upgrading my Hex with a Tarot Gimbal.  I have it mounted, assembled, and connected, but it isn't working.  I connect it to power and it will start up and then go…Continue

My quad flew through the earth and came out the other side.....

Started this discussion. Last reply by R. D. Starwalt Mar 1, 2013. 4 Replies

I just finished upgrading my quad to the ADM 2.5 and all was working great yesterday as I assembled and tested the system.  I tuned it up today and went to fly it.  Stabilize worked great but when I…Continue

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I have built and flow UAV's, hombuilt aircraft, ultralights, and a WW2 warbird. I am a mechanical engineer and while I work at a fortune 500 company, I maintain a home based prototyping busniness.
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I love anything that flies! I have recently gotten into the multirotor crowd and built a small quad with FPV based on an ATV downlink into a head mounted display.
Falcon, CO

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More developments on my scratch built hex

Posted on May 16, 2013 at 8:00am 1 Comment


So I fired up the 3-D printer and heard some not so nice noises coming form the print head. After opening it I located a cooling fan for the printhead driver circuit had bearings going out (this seems to be a common theme lately). I was able to find a replacement at a local store and installed it. Then I got to printing the motor mounts and the arm mounts. The…


Began building my first hex from scratch....

Posted on May 7, 2013 at 10:00am 9 Comments

After my quad flew itself into the side of my workshop and destroying itself, I decided to go with a hex after having bearing issues with my motors and having a motor lock up in flight. With a hex at least I have a bit more redundancy. My design I am…


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