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Is this still a multicopter? (2 motors only!)

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Noël, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. Noël

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    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEPf0QHVuMM[/youtube]
     
  2. CityZen

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    Wow. I'm impressed that folks even thought of how to control the copter like that. That takes some imagination.
     
  3. kitari

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    Ok, I understand how it can fly up and down and spin around, but how is it rolling left, right, forward, and back without a swashplate and how is it staying that steady??? :shock:

    also, I think that thing would be a bicopter, but multicopter could work as well I think.
     
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    The video mentions manipulating the motor torque combined with blade hinge to alter the blade angle (lift) at different 'stations' during rotation.
     
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    Wow... THAT'S impressive... :)

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  6. PsychopathRC

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    Multicopter? Not sure what that is. Are helicopters considered multiROTORS? Because the guy calls it a helicopter. I'd personally say yes. It has more then a single rotor and it's not shaped like your average plane so I wouldn't call it a plane.
     
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    Hard to give that a name my blade cx has dule motors one for each set of blades . The cp pro uses a tail rotor. With no swash plate took some thinking to make that stable & controllable some good ingenuity very impressive .

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