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Feb 25, 2011, 02:52 PM
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ArduPirates Project X


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ArduPirates Project X

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Hi,

I work on a new Project at the moment.
The Copter is for FPV later ( with higher landing gear ) and fun flying.

- Motor - Motor distance 380mm
- Flightstyle X


Parts i use for the Copter:

- Flyduino from Paul B.
- Imu Board from Jussi H.
- KEDA 20-26M Motorīs
- 18A ESCīs
- EPP 8x45
- self designed CF Frame


BUILD LOG


At first the CF Partīs

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Centerplate:
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Landing gear
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The first thing I made was mounting the landing gear

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After that i mounted the Armīs

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Now the Armīs can be mounted with the Centerplates

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After that I installed the ESCīs and the landing gear

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Downside:
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A few LED stripes:

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Now it was time to build in the Brain.
A Flyduino from Paul B.

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First I will fly with WMP only because Iīm waiting for Jussiīs Imu at the moment. I hope it will arrive in a few dayīs

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Time to complete the Copter with his canopy:

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Next thing to do --> TESTFLIGHT !!


Here is the First Flight Video.

ArduPirates Project X (3 min 3 sec)



More to come!!






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Last edited by Norf; Mar 01, 2011 at 09:03 AM.
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Feb 28, 2011, 11:26 AM
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What did you use for the canopy?
Feb 28, 2011, 11:31 AM
CeNeCe PRO rules!
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COOL!!! looks great Norf!! keep it comming!!
Feb 28, 2011, 11:37 AM
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Feb 28, 2011, 11:39 AM
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Hi Bill,

I used a acrylic hemisphere from a handicraft shop.
They are used for easter or christmas ballīs

Norbert

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What did you use for the canopy?
Feb 28, 2011, 11:53 AM
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What did you use for the canopy?
+1 on that

When i was six i wanted to be a Pirate! Now im a lot older and i am a pirate in more ways than one so watch out or i'll keel haul yeh

seriously though! nice ship with controller just need Jussi to get his FFIMU to you and you have the complete package (untill GPS becomes available).

Can't wait to see the Vids.

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Feb 28, 2011, 11:59 AM
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Definably a wanna have

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Feb 28, 2011, 12:13 PM
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Looking good! You will have the IMU soon, I hope!
Feb 28, 2011, 01:28 PM
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Hi Bill,

I used a acrylic hemisphere from a handicraft shop.
They are used for easter or christmas ballīs

Norbert
Nice!
Feb 28, 2011, 04:33 PM
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Hopefully your maiden flight is soon, really looking forward to it.
Mar 01, 2011, 07:23 AM
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Such a pity...


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Mar 01, 2011, 09:04 AM
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Video added

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Mar 01, 2011, 10:35 AM
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Norbert
Excellent Norbert! it looks like a big flying Black widow spider just watch out for those vicious trees though they have a habit of jumping out and attacking you! just ask Jussi
Mar 01, 2011, 11:25 AM
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excellent norbert!:d it looks like a big flying black widow spider Just watch out for those vicious trees though they have a habit of jumping out and attacking you! Just ask jussi
lol :d
Mar 01, 2011, 12:20 PM
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fantastic work!

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