RD-8 - Codename: Otto - Status: Active

Estimated cost to build this model today.
$574 USD

 

RD-8 is the new workhorse of the fleet, This model is perfect for fun flying and for UAV/FPV
It is based on the Ardupilot Mega and the Daedalus Kinjal CF Frame. 12 inch motor to motor distance.

Daedalus Kinjal - Carbon Fiber
30.50 cm
Quadcopter +
2x Invensense IXZ-500 - Oilpan
Analog Devices ADX330 - Oilpan
None Installed At This Time
Bosch BMP085 - oilpan and AQ
DIYDrones - MediaTek MT3329 GPS 10Hz
LV-MaxSonar EZ0 MB1000
Flightmax 3S 20C 2200 mAh Lipo
HW30A Brushless ESC
Master Airscrew 3 Blade 8x6 MA0860T
Futaba 9C Super - DFT (FrSky)
None Installed At This Time
FrSky DR8 II (no PPM, No telem)

Airframe:

Daedalus Kinjal Carbon Fiber Quad

ESCs:

DYS/Hobbywing 30A ESC

Flight Controller:

ArduPilot Mega 2560 with Oilpan H

Motors:

KA20-22L 924KV Hacker Style Outrunner

Lab Rating:

4

Pros:

  • agile
  • fast
  • smart

Cons:

  • buggy FC

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Pictures of Pine Point Fall 2011

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Otto Build - RD8

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(RD-8) Otto Goes into service

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

(RD-8) Oilpan damaged

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

(RD-8) Rebuild complete RD-08 is in the air

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

(RD-8) RD-08 Test flight and crash

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

(RD-8) F&^&^ APM! Another damn smokeshow....

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

(RD-8) RD-8 ready for prime time

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

(RD-8) RD-8 gets new props and sonar

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

(RD-8) RD-8 Telemetry is working

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

(RD-8) Otto (RD-8) Gets Sonar Upgrade

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

(RD-8) RD-8 Gets field repairs

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

(RD-8) RD-8 The First Adventure.

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

(RD-8) RD8 - Otto gets MK Landing gear

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

(RD-8) New Firmware promises new life to RD-8

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

Otto (RD-8) Tear down rebuild.

Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 18:34

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RD8 Test Flights - APM running Aeroquad 2.4

Early indoor test flights of the Daedalus Kinjal Carbon Fiber Frame.

Saturday, April 2, 2011 - 10:00

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RD-8 Test FLight 3S 2200mAh full AV with Telem Payload 8:30s

Just testing the flight time with new payload config.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 12:04