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Customer asks a good prop question with implications…..

Hi Dave, Quick question about the APC props. I note that for multi-rotor the sizes seem to be with 4.5 pitch. Is there a reason why I should not use say, 9×6 with 9x6R for multi rotor craft? Thanks David … Continue reading

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How Piezo Gyro’s Work

Excellent video explaining the basics of how gyro’s work.

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007 Quad Style

Full TED Talk Below:

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First Manned Multicopter Takes Flight!

Check it out, see if you can figure out the controller logic to make this safe as possible. A step beyon fly-by-wire for certain. Maybe with some aluminum, rivits and 4 quad boards you too could be seated above a … Continue reading

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The CrashCast

Check out “The Crash Cast”, a fun and informative RC podcast from the big ol’ state of Texas. I met Micheal “Crash” Hancock at 2011 SEFF. He’s a real RC junkie. His show shares a lot of good information. He … Continue reading

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John Bernard’s Stinger Tri-Copter Complete with PDF

John Bernard completes build & review of the Stinger Tri-Copter. John Bernard’s PDF Build Log and Review here. Find the Stinger Tri Here. Thanks for all the hard work John!

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Quad Copter Designers Kit Gets 4 Massive Motors – 1.6kw

Mark Harrison in San Francisco East Bay posts up a build log and test flights of the Quad Copter Designers Kit.  Project is dubbed Arcticopter II.   Check it out. http://eastbay-rc.blogspot.com/2011/05/arcticopter-ii-build-part-1.html  http://eastbay-rc.blogspot.com/2011/05/arcticopter-ii-build-part-2.html  http://eastbay-rc.blogspot.com/2011/05/arcticopter-ii-test-videos.html  Thanks for the feedback Mark!

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Stinger Quad Copter Test Flying Today

Did a flight test on the soon to be released Stinger Quad Copter.  However, I failed to properly secure a set screw, losing a motor on a Quad copter is a problem.   After airing it off (landed in a puddle) I’ll wait … Continue reading

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