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First Flips

Posted by Scoot3r in Scoot3r's Blog, 12 April 2014 · 0 views
Blackout Mini-H Quad, Blackout and 3 more...

Got out for a bit today, found a quiet little park and decided to try out that Rattitude mode that I setup in my CC3D.


Oculus Rift + AR Drone 2.0

Posted by paintcast in It's not interesting blog at all, 10 April 2014 · 0 views

Few months ago I bought Oculus Rift DevKit. Well, it's funny toy. I was wondering if it's possible to control quad with Oculus Rift :)


The little bugger...

Posted by m_thread in CrystalQ, 04 April 2014 · 0 views

This is what I use as my test platform right now.

Very soon I am going to add a Blackout Mini Hex to my hangar.



Getting ready for fpv season 2014

Posted by Stisse in Plutten FPV, 30 March 2014 · 0 views

It´s fun too build new toys and as I feel I have all the multirotors that I need for now I decided to upgrade my fpv ground station, added a long range antenna to it for the future and planes, EagleEyes for diversity and multiple video out feeds, a DVR and a case to carry it all and also room for my Spektrum Dx9 transmitter.

So did some hunting on Ebay...



Posted by PeteTheRanger in PeteTheRanger's Blog, 27 March 2014 · 0 views

So, continuing the saga of my scratch-build tricopter...

She was kind of a beast when I started - 900mm MTM!

Her arms were so long they flapped like a bird - so I switched to ali and trimmed her back in size...

I've been flying my QAV-400 so much that I'm beginning to have trouble judging distances with the tri... :)



About Untested Prototype and Questions for the Future

Posted by scotti in scotti's Blog, 24 March 2014 · 0 views

This post is a detailed response to the one I made in the Team Razorback thread . I've place it here to keep their thread and community on topic.

I started Untested Prototype because I came across a few issues while working on my thesis project which involved multirotors. At the time, I had a Hitec Aurora 9 radio system and there was no PPM receivers av...


neeeeed help

Posted by epilot in epilot's Blog, 14 March 2014 · 0 views

is there any one can help me to make quadcopter(UAV), who can teach me the whole process, and who like to send me some motors, esc n control board,


Need setup help

Posted by Joe H. Sowders in Joe H. Sowders' Blog, 27 February 2014 · 0 views

Initially I started GCS setup and everything worked great. I got to Transmitter setting and finished it. I then decided to shut down for the night. Next day, I attempted to resume and things didn't work. I then started over and got to Motor rotation and motors wouldn't start. I rebooted Board and started over. I got the motors running but when I got to t...


Tricopter Upgrade & Gimbal Redo

Posted by Movie Guy in Movie Guy's Blog, 06 February 2014 · 0 views
Tricopter, Brushless Gimbal, CC3D and 1 more...

I realized one day that, ever since I got the H-Quad, the Tricopter with it’s fancy gimbal was pretty much just sitting there. I got to thinking about it and realized the reason was a matter of simplicity. I took the quad because it flew really great and it just worked! I could grab the quad, go fly and come back feeling great from my limited flight time....


3. Design and Construction of Airframe

Posted by eiturner in Tarot X8 Build, 20 January 2014 · 0 views

In this post I will document the progress I have made in constructing my TAROT X8.

I will add more detail as I get more time

I decided to use a Tarot T1000 center plate to mount the 4 motor arms, This left me with another 4 arm clamps as the T1000 is designed for 8 25mm booms. I decided to create some shorter arms for the spare clamping spots on which...


FPV -✪- Last Flight of 2013

Posted by r0beert0 in r0beert0's Blog, 17 January 2014 · 0 views

I'm excited to start 2014 with a new QAV400 sporting a revo, I'm new to this OP FC as I've been flying APM for the past 6 months. Here is my closing FPV flight of 2013.


Qav250 cc3d mini fpv build log with parts list

Posted by ryhza in ryhza's Blog, 15 December 2013 · 238 views

Qav250 cc3d mini fpv build log with parts list Hello, im building a Qav250 mini with cc3d. The build took about 2hrs taking my time was super simple and straight forward hardest part for me was setting up the cc3d as ive only played with naza's the thing that got me scratching my head for a while (few hours haha) was the FC auto turns disarmed off permanently when you connect to the assistant and you...


OV3RQUAD STM32F3 Discovery

Posted by palacita in Palacita Concepts, 10 December 2013 · 231 views
ov3rquad, quadrotor, STM32F3, F3 and 2 more...


This is my custom OV3RQUAD quadrotor frame made by G10 1.5mm plate and cut by my homemade CNC router.
Source frame and forum here .

Development has moved over to http://github.com/Taulabs !
This is a port of the famous OpenPilot software to the STM32F3 Discovery board.
Its name is (surprise) "discoveryf3".
Its features are:...


My first CC3D Quad

Posted by hugozijlmans in Story of a hobbist, 30 November 2013 · 181 views

My first CC3D Quad W ell it's about time to write my first blog entry. I've been into RC since I can't even remember but this year I started building my own. The direct cause of this step was that my colleagues at work went crazy when an offer for a Syma-X1 came by. We immediately bought 9 of those. A few days later, the boxes arrived and it was go-time. We also bought a...


Working the Mini H over

Posted by JMisuraca in Working on 4 quads Blog, 24 November 2013 · 157 views

So I fly the Mini H alot... and could not take not flying it so I worked on it today.

I put in the TMotors 1306's and the Afro 12a Esc's. flew 3 batteries and let me tell you... I like them better the HK Blue 12a. I also flew two 3s batteries. Boy what a big difference in power. but I think I may have an issue with the 3s batteries. If I pump the t...


Prop/Motor dynamics - experiment library

Posted by Jurek in Jurek's Blog, 17 November 2013 · 272 views

Ok, having a short break from work, i finally made my Prop/Motor dynamics rig to work.

The experiment :

The experiment goes as follows:
(1). Thrust curve: I put the motor/prop tower on a scale and estabilish RPM to thrust curve. I then use this curve to scale all subsequent measurements. In this measurement, thrust efficiency (grams per Watt) is also c...


Development of the Brushless Gimbal a good leason for Opensource

Posted by SkippyTBK in SkippyTBK's Blog, 10 November 2013 · 246 views

Well isn't that the irony of it all!. I have watched the BLGs development and it all happened mostly within the last 12 months or so. It went from a novelty (DIYs open source builds, etc) then to 3-5 thousand dollar commercial gimbals and now back to $50-$250 gimbals all in less than 18 months.

Companies like Zenmuse must have made massive profits on wh...


FPV Mini Spider

Posted by f5soh in f5soh's Blog, 20 October 2013 · 410 views
revo, spider, fpv

FPV Mini Spider My lasted quadcopter, Spider like.

Setup :
Rctimer BC2208 - 1100kv - Esc simonk 20A - Gemfan 8x4 - 3S 2200mAh / 2800mAh
OpenPilot Revolution + MinOpOSD
Sony 600Tvl - Vtx 5.8Ghz 400mW - Cloverleaf
FrSky DR4FR - Mx16
Carbon frame and alu arm 15x15mm.
680g without battery / ~900g RTF (2800mAh) / 12min autonomy.

First, the frame made with carbon 1.5mm (ini...


Laser datalink

Posted by unmannedengineeria in unmannedengineeria's Blog, 12 October 2013 · 251 views

Can we make communication through laser.............


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