: New Product
DJI Phantom Quadcopter
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Jan 12, 2013
, 06:08 PM
Canada, NS, Halifax
Joined Feb 2010
Originally Posted by
OK guys had a little idea(put lightbulb here) nearly all other sport quads have there landing gear on the end of the arms, due to the way the phantom is set up quite high on its landing skids and the skids not extending to the length of the quad then its quite easy to topple on take off and landing (I've done it myself) so I'm thinking get something like this
and simply tie wrap it to the skids so that it extends the length of the skids to the same as the quad arms, could even be heated and bent to follow the direction of the arms, this i'm sure would help stop from toppling over, especially newbs, same idea as training undercarriage for heli's..
It would no doubt help. Aluminum tube or even small wooden dowel would work as well.
The Phantom skids are high and narrow to keep them out of camera view I suspect was the design decision.