Quadcopter

Big Whoop 85mm Inductrix FPV Plus Flight Controller with RunCam Micro Swift 2 Build

Posted 20181003

The goal for this build was to get a CCD camera in a brushed whoop configuration for outdoor/back yard flying. The frame and motors were scaled up in hopes of offsetting the weight of the camera and surrounding hardware. Flight time is only about three and a half minutes with the GNB 600mAh batteries. Altitude flight mode doesn't work. The flight controller must not be able to compensate for the additional weight. The saddest part of the build is that Meow mode doesn't work most of the time with this configuration. :( I'm still happy with the build and plan on flying it regularly. I'd like to get this camera/vtx/pod ...

Tiny Whoop Inductrix FPV Plus Flight Controller Build #2

Posted 20180908

I liked the Tiny Whoop Inductrix FPV Plus Flight Controller Build enough to build another. This time I had a full Inductrix FPV Plus as a donor, so the AIO camera, canopy, and tail LED were reused (purchased used from ebay). The canopy was trimmed to fit the smaller frame and hydrodipped. As mentioned in the referenced build, motor leads have to be reversed to work with this fc/motor combo.

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Tiny Whoop Inductrix FPV Plus Flight Controller Build

Posted 20180730

Tiny Whoop style quadcopter with Blade Inductrix Plus flight controller. Tiny build with Anti-Turtle/Meow mode. The 3D printed canopy did add a bit of weight. Motor leads have to be reversed to work with this fc/motor combo. Has more than enough power and flies very nicely indoors.

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King Kong Fly Egg Build

Posted 20180224

Fully dressed Fly Egg 100. Flys nice, but takes a bit more throttle than I'd like for lift. Removing the landing legs helps (which probably aids not only in weight savings, but gets rid of some drag from the prop air current).

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Blade Nano QX Rakon Heli Build

Posted 20180108

I've had the Rakon Heli kit, motors and camera in a a box for a couple of years now. I finally set some time aside to build this, buying the rest of the needed parts and drawing up a canopy. The quad ocillates a bit during the first quarter or so of flight time, even at hover, and then settles out. I can't do any tuning with the blade fight controller, so I may try some different props. The quad flies for about five minutes of relaxed flying around the house with the Crazypony batteries. It flys quite similar to a stock Blade Nano QX FPV (somewhat sluggish).

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