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Mar 18, 2016, 07:53 AM
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Tricopter and helicopter which one is better?


I realize that building a helicopter and tricopter is not easy.Helicopter is very sophisticated in terms of building the swashplate,mounting the servo,the motor and especially the blade.A helicopter can't fly if the blade are not balance this is the most situation that need to be corrected in every rc helicopter.To balance the flight of a rc heli a lipo battery is mount on the nose of the helicopter.Helicopter are difficult to fly and it depend on the type of heli you have.so,know the basic flight control of a heli before you fly it.Although i have never fly one.
TRICOPTER is a multicopter that have three motor at angle 180 degree.The three angle must be balanced and equal to as to make the flight possible.it require only one servo at the tail to control the yaw and three electronic speed controller and the simple other parts.
So,which is easy to build.kindly reply.
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Mar 18, 2016, 08:59 AM
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Hello again!

I have a tricopter and it's less complicated than a helicopter.

However, given the fact that you don't have a lot of money to throw at a hobby, I would recommend a quadcopter. There are forums here on this site which discuss homebuilt quadcopters.

You have to consider that once you make a frame that you're going to have a big cash outlay for everything you need to make it fly.

This may help:

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=2429327
Mar 18, 2016, 09:59 AM
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quad is less complicated than helicopter but what baffles me is the mini brushless motor,propellers,esc,rx and tx.The frame is the thing i can make the most
Mar 18, 2016, 10:27 AM
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Ah, you forgot the one thing which ties it all together.

The control board.

https://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...mel_644PA.html

This is a nice choice since it doesn't need a computer to get it set up.

http://www.armattanquads.com/mullet-...-out-of-stock/

This needs a computer, a mini USB charge/sync cable and free software called Baseflight to get it set up, although this particular company will send the board already programmed and ready.

Here's the Baseflight link:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/d...nofofigk?hl=en

The board is the heart of a multirotor. It not only controls the ESCs via the receiver, it also has the gyroscopic systems. No way you could fly one without gyros, so a board is a must.

You could conceivably make a frame out of old yardsticks and lightweight plywood. Again, the secret is the board.
Mar 18, 2016, 11:33 AM
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Yea,the control board is important in a multicopter,the quad require esc for each motor.
Dismayinobservation may i have mobile no and can i know your real name
Mar 18, 2016, 01:17 PM
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My real name is on my profile, but I don't usually give out my cell number on an online bulletin board.
Mar 18, 2016, 02:18 PM
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can you send it as a private message


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