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Broken component while mounting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Heaton Aug 9, 2012. 2 Replies

I was remounting my APM 2.0 into a new housing on my quad.  The screws I chose had heads that were a little bigger than the ones I used before.  On the corner of the APM with the A,B,C leds.  Each…Continue


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I'm interested in both fixed and rotary wing UAVs
Pensacola, FL

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First quad flights successful.....pretty much.

Posted on July 30, 2012 at 9:00am 6 Comments

I built my first quad from scratch.  It's based on the ArduCopter.  I used aluminium towel rods for the arms and some sixteenth inch aluminium plate for the support and sixteenth by half inch strips for landing gear.  The motors are A2217-9 950Kv, APC 10 x 4.7 props, Hobby Wing 18A ESCs, Hyperion 4000mAh 3s lipo,  and an APM 2.0. The total weight is at 1449…


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