Build a multicopter
Various members have ideas to build quadcopters, hexacopter, or other variants. This project is to pool ideas and designs, possably do group purchase of shared components such as motors.
Put links to suppliers or projects here
SandR Ariel Platform
Project to build a platform for Search and Rescue use. Based on 4 Phantom 2 Vision Quadcopters with separate control stations and a central co-ordinator station. Target cost is below £4K, it must be quick and easy to deploy and can be developed from daylight optical cameras with high frame rate, to low light cams with twin low resolution thermal cameras.
Created new project page for dedicated discussion:
Future Electronics MLX90621 $75.62
Phantom Quadcopters €559, extra battery-units €109
Home of the ArduPilot software, and store to purchase kits and components.
An ARM based software and hardware for multicopters. Allows fully automated operation as well as remote control.
Supplier of OpenPilot board CC3D drotek.fr
Proflight Pro Flight UK