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Old 04-29-2014, 09:03 PM   #1
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my F550 tricopter conversion

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So I've dove pretty hard into this multirotor craze, and I love it! After reading here and there, this and that, I've decided to build a tricopter out of a dji F550 frame. I was able to buy the parts all separate from Hobby Hobby in Streetsville except the flight controller for which I use an Ardupilot. I looked at various ways of mounting the yaw motor and decided to try my own solution. I used two gopro swivel mounts and it works like a charm after some modifications. It fly's great I can get up to 10 minutes out of it and boy is it fast and very stable. I had to add some weight to the front so I could balance it but no other problems have arouse. Anyways just thought you guys would get a kick from it
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Old 05-01-2014, 07:31 AM   #2
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Re: my F550 tricopter conversion

Very nice! Ingenious solution to the rear motor tilt!! LOL

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I had to add some weight to the front so I could balance it but no other problems have arouse.
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Old 05-02-2014, 09:39 PM   #3
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Same here... lol..

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