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how cheap can I make it?

Started this discussion. Last reply by R. D. Starwalt Aug 2, 2012. 1 Reply

I was wondering what to expect as a minimum cost for a bare bones UAV, either copter or fixed-wing.Continue

Is there a formula for prop lift?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Knut Graf Jun 5, 2012. 10 Replies

In a copter, Is there a formula for how much lift is generated by a prop, or are there normally stats for how much upwards thrust is generated for a prop at a certain RPM range? or is this just trial…Continue

Tags: copter, lift, thrust, size, props

Are ESCs Necessary?

Started this discussion. Last reply by j.baum53 May 27, 2012. 20 Replies

what do they do?are they needed?Isn't arming/disarming them a pain?how should they be used?how many do I need?any other information would be greatContinue


Started this discussion. Last reply by j.baum53 May 25, 2012. 8 Replies

where do I start?what should I do?I have no idea, because I'm scratch-building my own quad as soon as I figure out how. any tips/ideas would be appreciatedContinue

Tags: scratchbuild, mydrone, octo, copter, what


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Interested in UAV formation flight, and scratch-building my first UAV

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