3s 1306 4045 quad renovation

By IcarusIX on May 15, 2019

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These quads used to be sooo much fun and reasonably quiet and harmless too but I've just been thinking that we could make them a whole lot lighter with better technology. these had such low amp draw, like, you could use 6 amp escs and we have more than that on whoops now lol. helipal have this 2100kv 4045 quad which could fly for 15min on 3s so I'd love to try the same motors on this which should be a lot lighter (aiming for sub 180g auw). ...is 20min too wishful? maybe, maybe not, this isnt too scientific, but it sounds like a cool cruising quad (for the friend I designed this in mind for, dw durability is one of the main factors in designing this :) )
Technically this is a mockup but idk
canopy's a little unrefined and it would be cool to have a smaller lens hole but a huge range of cam angles is essential, I'm hoping to get a friend who's starting in this hobby to have a go.
3 thicc m3 standoffs, 2 regular ones, both 10 mm. 3mm top plate and bottom plate

edit: I'll update this when I build it in the next year or so. maybe the 12x12 scene might become a thing then :P

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Don   Aug 30, 2021  

I quite like the rectangular canopy! time for a "brutalist" movement in quad architecture? ;-)

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