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Alberto Lpz commented on Gary McCray's blog post fly hexacopter with single motor failure?
"I've benn very interested in this topic... I had an idea, that maybe could be a bit crazy but enough to save the expensive RED cameras: something similar to the ejection seat on the planes with a paragliding...  now you solves two…"
Nov 18, 2012
R. D. Starwalt commented on Alberto Lpz's blog post Testing platform for multicopters
"Very interesting. It has many of the elements I considered and sketched out. My solution was much simpler in a tethered weight and practice with FMS and RealFlight. Keep thinking and testing. Bravo!"
Aug 21, 2012

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Michael Pursifull commented on Alberto Lpz's blog post Testing platform for multicopters
"I agree, of course.... I use a bit of kite string which I run up through two pulleys to the ceiling then across the room, where it attaches to a medium sized wrench to act as a stop so the 'copter does not fall all the way to the ground, and…"
Aug 21, 2012

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Randy commented on Alberto Lpz's blog post Testing platform for multicopters
"I like your set-up.  I don't have anything so sophisticated but I use a rotating plate for testing yaw...the issue I find is that even though it's got ball-bearings and has relatively low friction the extra mass of the plate and the…"
Aug 21, 2012

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Michael Pursifull commented on Alberto Lpz's blog post Testing platform for multicopters
"Maybe add:  * extendable mast pole so it can freely move up/down by 1m * cross frame from CNC machine to allow the entire mount to move in X and Y freely by 1m in 2D Make these low friction and it will be better able to test your copters."
Aug 20, 2012
Alberto Lpz posted a blog post

Testing platform for multicopters

I've been developing a hexacopter with a new code, using the Arducopter libreries. As a testing work bench, I've been using a platform like the pictures above. …See More
Aug 20, 2012
Alberto Lpz commented on Jerry LeMieux's blog post UAV Courses
"I have read that all the courses in USA relationated with UAV are forbiden for non american citizens.... isnt it?? "
Apr 13, 2012
Alberto Lpz commented on Luke Olson's blog post Hexacopter Frame In Progress
"Hey,cool!!  i'm trying to do something similar. Which Cad design program have you  used??  Maeby the battery must go as center as you can... Have you think about folding it??    Regards,"
Sep 16, 2011

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Testing platform for multicopters

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I've been developing a hexacopter with a new code, using the Arducopter libreries.

As a testing work bench, I've been using a platform like the pictures above. …



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