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Tricopter chassis v0.3

After a month-long hiatus after the crash, I redesigned the tricopter chassis. The aluminum arms are now foldable, and the motors are closer to the center of the chassis (I have yet to trim the arms to a shorter length). There is room for the new and bigger ESCs underneath the other electronics.

Tricopter controlled flight!

Or, the best one-line bug fix ever. For two months, I had been thinking I was running my flight controller at 166 Hz while actually running it at a measly 31 Hz. I don’t want to go into detail about how that happened, but I have fixed the problem, and now it works. I am […]

Tricopter crash

The Autodesk Oregon FRC Regional happens over two days: today (past) and tomorrow. Last night, I was testing a new control scheme for my tricopter in preparation for the regional when I lost control of the throttle and let the tricopter drop eight feet to a tiled floor.