Tag Archive: multiwii

Oct 02

If you build it like a tank…

OK, Long overdue update since the last ‘almost ready to fly’ post.The craft was almost ready to fly, and it has flown. With only one caveat. Repeat after me: If you build it like a tank, it will fly like a tank. And tanks don’t fly all too well. Weight, weight, weight, weight, those are …

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Aug 21

Almost ready to fly

Well, that was a productive weekend! The second quad, is almost ready to fly. I decided to try something I saw somewhere in a forum, and that is mounting the motors not on top of the arms, but below them. The reasoning behind this is that a propeller can suck air from anywhere it wants, …

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Aug 15

A frame is born

Building of a frame commenced. The basic idea is to use materials readily available from hardware stores, so that in the event of a tree, a head or Planet ¬†Earth intersecting with the flight path, things will be quite easily replaced, at least the frame will be one less thing to worry about. At the …

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