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Archive for December, 2010

Tricopter: Bill of Materials

I have posted the running bill of materials for the tricopter on my github account here. Combined with the cost of new tools and shipping (over $600!), this is the most expensive activity I have funded on my own. I feel good that I am using my internship stipend to do this, but this had […]

Project: Tricopter

It was the AR Parrot drone that first piqued my interest in quadrotors early last year. I then started seeing autonomous quadrotors being made by universities and decided to make my own. Soon afterward, I found videos of a multirotor variant people had dubbed the “tricopter” due to its use of only three rotors arranged […]