Thorsten's Blog (3)

Magic Numbers (Update II)

Hi All,

a year ago I posted about the maiden flight of Stephen's concept design for a long endurance hexa. It was fun building it and it was a reliable system with flight times of up to 35 min.

However, since then a lot of things changed - first…


Added by Thorsten on September 3, 2014 at 8:29am — 3 Comments

Stress test of Stephen's long endurance hexa design (update)

Today I have taken the hexa on a first waypoint mission:

  • 16 waypoints
  • 5m elevation
  • heavy wind (see video)
  • no crash

Setup using droidplanner:


Flight path visualized using Google Earth:…


Added by Thorsten on September 16, 2013 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Maiden Flight of Stephen's Long Endurance Hexa Design

Hi folks,

this is my first post here. I was looking for some UAV for mapping and same as Gerard Toonstra came across Stephen Gienow's great "concept design for a long endurance hexa".

And here it is!

I'll post more details within the next weeks.

Here is a…


Added by Thorsten on August 28, 2013 at 10:00am — 50 Comments


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