Projects, Quadcopter Project

The Quadcopter Project – A little Less DIY

Prelude I started a series of posts on how to build a Quadcopter from scratch and in the previous posts, I had explained the basic hardware build. I built up the wooden frame and mounted the motors, speed controllers and props and I also did a basic test. The brainless beast was able to takeoff… Continue reading The Quadcopter Project – A little Less DIY

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Quadcopter Project- Part 3 – The Math!

Prelude I started to build a quadcopter from scratch and in the previous posts, I covered making the frame from scrap wood and bought the motors and ESC. I also tried to power the thing up with a basic output but that did not work. In this post, I explain the theory behind the quadcopter… Continue reading Quadcopter Project- Part 3 – The Math!

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QUADCOPTER PROJECT : 02 : The Frame and Lift Test

Prelude In the last post, I started by linking to the various resources and buying the basics and then testing the 'air' by getting the motors to run. In this post I will share my experience in building my own frame. The frame Since the BLDCs and ESC are OK tested at this point, I… Continue reading QUADCOPTER PROJECT : 02 : The Frame and Lift Test

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Quadcopter Project : 01 : Beginnings

So I finally worked up the guts to make a quadcopter. This series of posts will cover the parts I can write about as I get the time. So here we go First things first The first part of any project is the requirements or the specifications. In our case, the first thing is how… Continue reading Quadcopter Project : 01 : Beginnings