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General Chat Thread, Quadcopters? Please. We've Got Octodecacopters Now in General; I have an Ansmann Virus 2 lurking at home that hasnt been ran in about a year. I may dig ...
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    I have an Ansmann Virus 2 lurking at home that hasnt been ran in about a year. I may dig it out, although i'd much rather have a flying thing!

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    Quote Originally Posted by pcstru View Post
    Quads are all fixed pitch, you can loop them but you can't fly them inverted in a hover. There is no adverse yaw on throttle or pitch movements. Pitch, roll and yaw are controlled by varying the power to individual motors, whereas a single main rotor you have complicated linkage from a thrust ring (which varies the angle of the blades) to two servos and you may have quite a complex mechanical set-up for the tail rotor. Quads are mechanically simpler - easier and more forgiving to set-up, and generally easier to learn to fly.
    @pcstru @JAB1a @alexbillbridgnorth I give you Flite Test - Stingray 500 - REVIEW - YouTube

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    who want's an RC when you could have this e-volo VC200 Makes Maiden Flight. Flying Cars Incoming ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    Cheers for link, that wouldn't last 5 minutes in my hands, the only reason I would use a collective pitch Quad is if I was to use a IC engine to power it, waaay to many points of failure, other wise just give me reversible ESC's and a FC that supports it jobs a goodun

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