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Re: Barman's All New Hexacopter Thread
« Reply #241 on: January 19, 2015, 07:21:51 PM »
New batteries arrived today...  cloud9:

100A sustained output - 150A (1,600W!) for 10 seconds.....  eveilgrin:

We are ready to FLY!  ;D
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #242 on: January 19, 2015, 07:49:10 PM »
Top tip:  drain the pool
Well, whatever nevermind

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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #243 on: January 19, 2015, 08:11:53 PM »
Top tip:  drain the pool

... and fill it with old mattresses.
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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #244 on: January 19, 2015, 08:22:54 PM »
Top tip:  drain the pool

... and fill it with old mattresses.

Probably in there already.

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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #245 on: January 19, 2015, 08:24:23 PM »

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Re: Barman's All New Hexacopter Thread
« Reply #247 on: January 21, 2015, 11:54:52 AM »
It flies!  eeek:
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Re: Barman's All New Hexacopter Thread
« Reply #248 on: January 21, 2015, 12:07:34 PM »

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Re: Barman's All New Hexacopter Thread
« Reply #249 on: January 21, 2015, 12:11:36 PM »
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Re: Barman's All New Hexacopter Thread
« Reply #250 on: January 21, 2015, 12:17:27 PM »

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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #251 on: January 21, 2015, 12:41:37 PM »
I took some pre-flight pictures - in case it went wrong like....  redface:





















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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #253 on: January 21, 2015, 01:00:42 PM »
Video Part #1

Bit of a slow start...

The camera gimbal starts up when power is applied but then I have to wait until it gets a GPS fix before takeoff....

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Re: Barman's All New Quadcopter Thread
« Reply #254 on: January 21, 2015, 01:18:31 PM »
Video Part #1

Bit of a slow start...

The camera gimbal starts up when power is applied but then I have to wait until it gets a GPS fix before takeoff....

http://youtu.be/xpQz7pBRl70


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