This octocopter image was captured by Vine user Chad Coleman filming golfers at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, Bay Hill. While it’s a little noisy, the octocopter can get previously inaccessible shots, and word is that The Golf Channel was testing it at this tournament. Watch the video from YouTube’s Slim Boogie below and tell us what you think!
Here’s a little sneak peek at the Workbench Build-Along I have been doing on the www.modelairplanenews.com/members site. If you would like to see the entire Build-Along project as well as many other Exclusive online articles, subscribe at: www.airagestore.com under “Memberships”. Topping off at just under 400 hours now, the kit built Balsa USA 1/3-scale Fokker [...]
This UAV shows that there’s more than one way to get from point “A” to point “B”: it flies into objects and recovers until it finds a clear route! This actually makes sense when you hear that the AirBurr UAV is designed specifically to navigate close and dark spaces, like a collapsed mine or a [...]
In my previous blog I presented some pitch angles that are a good place to start for doing autorotations. However, if you are in the process of learning to hover it’s important to reduce the collective pitch range to keep the helicopter from being too sensitive. Many helicopter setup instructions recommend 5 to 10° of [...]