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July 25, 2014 - Comment

DIY Quadcopter Building your own Quadcopter can be a very rewarding activity. You’ll not only learn more about how they are put together but you’ll also save a lot of money in the process. Repairs and upgrades are so much easier as you’ll know your Quadcopter inside out! Here are some videos and articles that

DIY Quadcopter

Building your own Quadcopter can be a very rewarding activity.
You’ll not only learn more about how they are put together but you’ll also save a lot of money in the process.
Repairs and upgrades are so much easier as you’ll know your Quadcopter inside out!
Here are some videos and articles that should give you a few ideas on either starting a DIY Quadcopter project or maybe just learning more about their construction.

This one is great as it shows the assembly in realtime (sometimes sped up!) but step by step.

A DIY Quadcopter – Assembly This is my sort of repair. Wood and wood glue was used to repair this crash-landed Quadcopter. I bet the repaired version was stronger and more robust than the original. Although maybe a little heavier! “Quadcopter frame made from easily obtainable parts, from your hardware or arts and crafts store. See the initial test flight here http://youtu.be/I9Lai6Rc-J8 1/8 sheet wood for top/bottom…” Read more …

But does it actually fly?

Well yes, after a fashion. Actually it flew very well with just a few adjustments needed for later flights. Not bad for a DIY Quadcopter. Basic Quadcopter Tutorial – Chapter 1 Learn how to build a quadcopter multi rotor aerial vehicle. http://www.hoverflytech.com. Read more … The problem turned out to a bad motor. Easily fixed, no doubt!

A DIY Quadcopter – Assembly

Quadcopter frame made from easily obtainable parts, from your hardware or arts and crafts store. See the initial test flight here http://youtu.be/I9Lai6Rc-J8 1/8 sheet wood for top/bottom… How to make a cheap Quadcopter DIY

PART 1 How to build a cheap H- quad frame.

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Basic Quadcopter Tutorial

This is chapter one of a whole series! Follow the links to see the other chapters. Read more …

Easy to build DIY Quadcopter.

Not so long ago the only way to build a real, flying model aircraft was with balsa wood, tissue paper and lots of varnish! Not to mention hours and hours of work. Once built and airborne one miscalculation by you, the pilot, (if you managed to stick with it and get that far!) and it was back to the workshop for possibly major repairs, if possible. How things have changed. Cheap, Easy Quadcopter Build “Check out this game I made: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.Brandon.BoxDash This is my homemade quadcopter. I show you how to build it.” Read more …

 

DIY Quadcopter Build Timelapse – FPV Team Pylo “This is timelapse of “QAV500 like” quad build. Hardware list: -APM 2.5 flight controller -motors SunnySky 900KV -20A esc 4in1 HobbyWing -Graupner 10×5 E-prop…” Watch fast! Read more …

 

DIY wooden quadcopter arms – 450mm This is how I make my own replacement quadcopter 450 arms out of wood.

Because quadcopters do crash – specially when testing new moves and setting up new fli… Read more … There are many articles about DIY Quadcopter construction out there. Here are some of the better ones. DIY quadcopter adoption takes off with Arduino | Bits & Pieces from DIY Quadcopter construction“Professional quadcopters will also profit from the fact that over one million Arduino boards have been sold in a very short time to quadcopter hobbyists and the designers of wearable technology and Internet of Things (IoT) … The last six months has seen many new applications for pure-electric quadcopters. [For example], Amazon proposed delivery of mail by quadcopter, others will use them for aircraft inspection, even indoors and yet others have new agricultural uses,” Read more … Today, there are 2 main types of Quadcopter frames in use DIT Quadcopter frameBuilding a quadcopter frame requires that you be very good at DIY because a lot of precision is required. … When it comes to quadcopters, you should think about the frame before you consider any other details. Frames can be made out of aluminum, carbon or wood. Carbon and aluminum tend to have more vibrations than wood. If you choose to use them, read on to find out how to reduce vibrations in a quadcopter. If you are choosing between carbon and aluminum, you are better off choosing carbon. It bends a lot less than aluminum but you will have one problem; you may have radio interference because it is a conductor. Wood overcomes all these problems quite easily. Read more …

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