AussieJester wrote:Damn! theres some $$$'s in motors alone there....
liveforphysics wrote:Compared with the cost of any other electric helicopter prototype, which start in the millions, buying 16 hobby motors and controllers is nothing.
Bargain price for your own electric helicopter. I bet the whole rig is under $25k.
AussieJester wrote:any idea what motors they are using? They look
alot like the Plettenberg's Predator series motor to me? Chances are they may have
had them specially made you thinkz?
The custom, German-made electric motors produce 2 kilowatts each
kfong wrote:Too funny, been wondering when someone would put together a muti-copter setup big enough to carry more than cameras. Surprised they didn't use just the open source adruino drone software instead of starting from scratch. I would of designed it so the person sits below all that spinning mass. It would also make it easier to fly since the CG would not be top heavy.
In difference to other helicopters or multi-rotors, e-volo can use a safety parachute, as there are no propellers blocking the deployment area above.
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