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The ideal shape for a multirotor ‘ducted-fan’ that can dramatically improve thrust and flight time.

2016 update: David has produced a great customizable OpenSCAD file based on the study referenced in this post. The file can be found over at thingiverse here (thing:1535549). ************************************************************************************ In a previous post I discussed how the addition of a well designed … Continue reading

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Breaking through the 2 hour barrier – Maximising efficiency to achieve the longest flight time of an electric multirotor (quadcopter)

The current record holders. Small electric RC helicopters and multirotors are known for their very short flight times. Even after considerable effort the current record holders (as of Jan 2015) for longest flight time that I can find for an electric helicopter is … Continue reading

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