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Can quadcopter motors be mounted upside down ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles Blouin Sep 21, 2016. 32 Replies

I've noticed on my motors and a lot of other motors that having the motors above the quadcopter means that the max lift capacity relies on the little C-Clip under the motor shaft which leads me to my…Continue

How to re-route outputs 3&4 to 5&6 on ArduPilot Mega quadcopter

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nate Volk Mar 13, 2013. 1 Reply

I accidentally shorted motor outputs 3&4 to +5v leaving my Quadcopter with only 2 working motor outputs(1&2). Outputs 5&6 are still operational and was wondering how to go about…Continue

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El Cheapo Quadcopter fly's

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dana Geary Apr 6, 2016. 2 Replies

So far this Quad Copter has cost about $350(AUD) to build including the radio gear. I will post a build list soon.I had thought this was going to be an expensive hobby to get in to but have been…Continue


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Quad copter Autonomous tests

Posted on August 4, 2012 at 2:30am 6 Comments

Suggestions on improving flight are welcome :)

Testing the quadcopter in autonomous modes. I normally fly in Stabilize mode but today we tried switching to loiter and then tried to use the mission planner to "fly to here".

I have some work to do on getting it to fly right, yaw seems to react badly to control, yaw right and it…


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