Category Archives: Flight

V6 FPV Multicopter

Bill of Materials [Qty. 3] 3/8″ Basswood Square Rods [Qty. 1] 1/32″ Birch Plywood Sheet [Qty. 1] M2x8 Screws [Qty. 1] Cable Ties [Qty. 1] 20AWG Red Wire [Qty. 1] 20AWG Black Wire [Qty. 6] 2900kv Brushless Outrunner [Qty. 6] Plush 6A ESC [Qty. 1] 26AWG Servo Wire [Qty. 1] Servo Terminals [Qty. 1] Male […]

Micro FPV Multicopter

After giving FPV a go for the first time with my X4 Drone, I found it rather difficult to fly on such a large and heavy platform. I was too overly cautious of crashing. Therefore, I decided to build a durable micro to practice FPV. I began with the intention of making a hexacopter frame, […]

Black Vortex Megapirates 2.5.1 R2

With the release of Megapirates 2.5.1 R2 I decided to test it out on my Black Vortex. With the latest software I was also able to use the apc220 wireless telemetry module with mission planner 1.1.54 without any modifications to the megapirates software. I found the connection much more responsive than with 2.0.49 using the […]

Xaircraft X4 Drone

This is my build log for the Xaircraft X4 drone. The accompanying bill of materials can be found here. This build is intended to be priced somewhere between the budget multicopter and a professional aerial photography platform. Some of theĀ componentsĀ used for this build rival those of professional aerial photography platforms, however, it has not been […]