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== NoVa Quadrotor ==
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|[[Image:NoVa1.jpg|thumb|left|Nova Quadrotor]]
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The [[NoVa|NoVa]] is an attitude stabilized quadrotor.  It utilizes paparazzi hardware as well as a 6DOF IMU.
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'''[[NoVa|More details...]]'''
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== Multiplex FunJet ==
 
== Multiplex FunJet ==
 
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|[[Image:Funjet_flight_dawnron1.jpg|thumb|left|Multiplex FunJet]]
 
|[[Image:Funjet_flight_dawnron1.jpg|thumb|left|Multiplex FunJet]]
 
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The [[FunJet|FunJet]] is a new electric pusher-prop model from Multiplex made of durable and CA safe Elapor foam.  It offers plenty of room internally for avionics in an attractive package.  [[FunJet|More details...]]
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The [[FunJet|FunJet]] is a new electric pusher-prop model from Multiplex made of durable and CA safe Elapor foam.  It offers plenty of room internally for avionics in an attractive package.   
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'''[[FunJet|More details...]]'''
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== ENAC Solar Storm ==
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|[[Image:SolarStorm1.jpg|thumb|left|ENAC Solar Storm]]
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The [[Solar-Storm]] is the result of a conceptual design study for a Hybrid-Solar cell powered MAV.
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'''[[Solar-Storm|More details...]]'''
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== Mini Telemaster ==
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|[[Image:Paparazzitelema1.jpg|thumb|left|Telemaster]]
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The [[Telemaster|Telemaster]] is a great platform for a new Paparazzi user. It provides a stable platform to help a new user get used to the amazing Paparazzi system.
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'''[[Telemaster|More details...]]'''
 
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== Jet powered ==
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|[[Image:DSCF1855_small.JPG|thumb|left|Jet powered]]
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The [[Jet powered|Jet powered]] is a special implementation of the Paparazzi system. The TWOG produces a very stable flight with only IR sensors for this huge glider.
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'''[[Jet powered|More details...]]'''
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== Hobbyking Bixler ==
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|[[Image:Bixler Table.jpg|thumb|left|Bixler]]
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The Hobbyking Bixler is a cheap copy of the Multiplex EasyStar. It is very inexpensive, easy to obtain and provides superbly easy flying for beginners. Moderately high payloads are possible.
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The Bixler is a five channel aircraft with Aileron, Rudder and Elevator.
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'''[[Bixler|More details...]]'''
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== [[SUMO]] ==
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|[[Image:Funjetgfi.jpg|thumb|150px|left]]
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| valign=top | Build by the Geophysical Institute of the University of Bergen, Norway.<br/>
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It uses industry standard sensors for temperature, air pressure, humidity and wind speed/direction as well as more specialized sensors as infrared/visible light radiation, particle concentration or ionizing radiation (full list). It has been used in many measurement campaigns by various research institutions.
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== Hardware Installation ==
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The installation of autopilot, sensors and modem is described [[Hardware_Installation|here]].
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== Misc Airframe Notes ==
 
== Misc Airframe Notes ==
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[http://www.gobrushless.com/testing/thrust_calculator.php?prop=45&rb1=1&Value=9720&submit=Calculate+Now Propeller Thrust Calculator] is a free online calculator to give thrust from given propeller and RPM or vice versa.
 
[http://www.gobrushless.com/testing/thrust_calculator.php?prop=45&rb1=1&Value=9720&submit=Calculate+Now Propeller Thrust Calculator] is a free online calculator to give thrust from given propeller and RPM or vice versa.
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[http://www.hanleyinnovations.com/multisurface MultiSurface Aerodynamics] is an airfoil and wing analysis software package. The software predicts lift and drag for multiple interacting wings.
  
 
=== Battery Specs ===
 
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* Fully Charged Cell Voltage: 1.35-1.4 V (unloaded)
 
* Fully Charged Cell Voltage: 1.35-1.4 V (unloaded)
 
* Depleted Cell Voltage: 1.0V
 
* Depleted Cell Voltage: 1.0V
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'''Lithium-Ion'''
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* Energy/weight: 160 Wh/kg
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* Nominal Cell Voltage: 3.6 / 3.7 V
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* Fully Charged Cell Voltage: 4.2V
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* Lowest Cell Discharge Voltage Before Damage: 2.4v to 3.0v
  
 
'''Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)'''
 
'''Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)'''
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* 100W/kg (50W/lb) for ground take off
 
* 100W/kg (50W/lb) for ground take off
 
* 150W/kg (75W/lb) for performance / aerobatics
 
* 150W/kg (75W/lb) for performance / aerobatics
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== Mass Figures ==
 
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* FMA Encore 5ch Receiver: 11g (0.40oz)
 
* FMA Encore 5ch Receiver: 11g (0.40oz)
 
* Castle Creations Phoenix 35: 24.5g (0.9oz)
 
* Castle Creations Phoenix 35: 24.5g (0.9oz)
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[[Category:Airframes]]

Latest revision as of 21:09, 18 January 2016

NoVa Quadrotor

Nova Quadrotor

The NoVa is an attitude stabilized quadrotor. It utilizes paparazzi hardware as well as a 6DOF IMU.

More details...

Multiplex FunJet

Multiplex FunJet

The FunJet is a new electric pusher-prop model from Multiplex made of durable and CA safe Elapor foam. It offers plenty of room internally for avionics in an attractive package.

More details...

ENAC Solar Storm

ENAC Solar Storm

The Solar-Storm is the result of a conceptual design study for a Hybrid-Solar cell powered MAV. More details...

Mini Telemaster

Telemaster

The Telemaster is a great platform for a new Paparazzi user. It provides a stable platform to help a new user get used to the amazing Paparazzi system.

More details...

Jet powered

Jet powered

The Jet powered is a special implementation of the Paparazzi system. The TWOG produces a very stable flight with only IR sensors for this huge glider.

More details...

Hobbyking Bixler

Bixler

The Hobbyking Bixler is a cheap copy of the Multiplex EasyStar. It is very inexpensive, easy to obtain and provides superbly easy flying for beginners. Moderately high payloads are possible.

The Bixler is a five channel aircraft with Aileron, Rudder and Elevator.

More details...

SUMO

Funjetgfi.jpg
Build by the Geophysical Institute of the University of Bergen, Norway.

It uses industry standard sensors for temperature, air pressure, humidity and wind speed/direction as well as more specialized sensors as infrared/visible light radiation, particle concentration or ionizing radiation (full list). It has been used in many measurement campaigns by various research institutions.

Hardware Installation

The installation of autopilot, sensors and modem is described here.


Misc Airframe Notes

MotoCalc is an Electric Flight Performance Prediction program for Windows and is available for a 30 day free trial. MotoCalc has an internal database of thousands of motors/props/etc. and can make power/flight predictions based on data input.

Electric Motor Calculator by Diversity Model Aircraft is a free online tool for matching props to motors to batteries.

Propeller Thrust Calculator is a free online calculator to give thrust from given propeller and RPM or vice versa.

MultiSurface Aerodynamics is an airfoil and wing analysis software package. The software predicts lift and drag for multiple interacting wings.

Battery Specs

Nickel Cadmium (NiCd)

  • Energy/Weight: 40-60 Wh/kg
  • Nominal Cell Voltage: 1.2V
  • Fully Charged Cell Voltage: 1.2V
  • Depleted Cell Voltage: 0.8-1.0V

Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMh)

  • Energy/Weight: 30-80 Wh/kg
  • Nominal Cell Voltage: 1.2V
  • Fully Charged Cell Voltage: 1.35-1.4 V (unloaded)
  • Depleted Cell Voltage: 1.0V

Lithium-Ion

  • Energy/weight: 160 Wh/kg
  • Nominal Cell Voltage: 3.6 / 3.7 V
  • Fully Charged Cell Voltage: 4.2V
  • Lowest Cell Discharge Voltage Before Damage: 2.4v to 3.0v

Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)

  • Energy/weight: 130-200 Wh/kg
  • Nominal Cell Voltage: 3.7V
  • Fully Charged Cell Voltage: 4.23V
  • Lowest Cell Discharge Voltage Before Damage: 3.0V

Typical Power Requirements

  • 70W/kg (35W/lb) for sedate flying from hand launch
  • 100W/kg (50W/lb) for ground take off
  • 150W/kg (75W/lb) for performance / aerobatics


Mass Figures

Provided below are some weights to aid in estimating an all up weight for your uav

  • Tiny13 1.1 Weight: 25g (0.88oz)
  • IR Sensor Head: 5g (0.18oz)
  • XBee Pro: 4g (0.14oz)
  • Hitec HS-55 Servo: 8g (0.28)
  • Brushless Outrunner 250W: ~90g (~3oz)
  • FunJet assembled, no hardware: 165g (5.82oz)
  • FMA Encore 5ch Receiver: 11g (0.40oz)
  • Castle Creations Phoenix 35: 24.5g (0.9oz)