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Archive for September, 2011
Posted by nasgul | Sep 18, 2011 @ 08:22 PM | 3,753 Views
ordered some motors and esc's for new build.....
lol.....mwah ha ha ha haaaaa! (really bad attempt at evil laugh!)
Posted by nasgul | Sep 14, 2011 @ 05:51 PM | 4,533 Views
flying on windy day = quad meets tree + speed = broken props....... grrrrr!
never mind, new ones coming......lol
Posted by nasgul | Sep 10, 2011 @ 10:45 AM | 3,930 Views
In between rain showers, managed to get a few minutes flying time. wanted to see how the little thing would cope in gusty wind conditions, and also probably the only chance i'll get before we get hit by the really high winds as a result of hurricane katia.

wraith quadcopter in gusty wind 1.mp4 (0 min 37 sec)


It got really blown about, and also decided to increase the gains slightly.....

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Posted by nasgul | Sep 04, 2011 @ 08:55 PM | 4,330 Views
Christmas comes but once a year........
but what do you do with those cheap battery powered led christmas lights afterwards?

Answer: butcher them for your multirotor! Enjoy!
Posted by nasgul | Sep 03, 2011 @ 02:28 PM | 4,728 Views
well, it's finished, and flies pretty well. still a bit wobbly, but that's me as a noob, but slowly getting steadier as more flights are logged!

there has been some alterations, namely the arms, as i found the 15mm was causing me to obtain not so good lift, so dropped to 10mm, and all the better for it! also a slight re-design of the landing gear, which was re-designed as was bending the bolts inwards/

overall, i'm pretty happy with it, and would not have been possible without.....
inspiration (tretch5000), ultra talented,
soldering of damaged board (mike barton) firmware and all round saint,
kapteinkuk for making these boards and supplying firmwares,
matt halton for encouragement,

and all the helpfull people on the forums of rcgroups!

components are.....

4x turnigy plush 6a esc's
4xhk 2000kv 10g brushless motors
kk blackboard
1mm carbon sheet
m2.5 bolts
used glowbracelets
old tv ariel (15mm arms)
10mm alloy box (revised arms)
orange 6ch 2.4ghz rx (without casing)
spektrum dx5e dsmx tx


03092011019 (1 min 54 sec)


the vid was shot indoors, only 3rd flight, was raining hard otherwise would have been outside!

love it.......... soon time for another project i think.....