RD-9 - Codename: Little Eye - Status: Active

Estimated cost to build this model today.
$470 USD

Little eye is our level 2 training platform, It is a Gaui 330 s-x with the Training Kit and the Body Kit. These additions make this platform idea for training since the orientation is easier to see and accidents and crash damage less likely.

Gaui 330X Frame

33.00 cm
750 grams
Quadcopter X
Gaui GU-344
Turnigy Nano 2200mah 3S 45~90C Lipo
Gaui GE-010 10A ESC
Gaui GM-410 BL Moro (Scorpion) 1050kv 3mm shaft
Gaui 8A/8B Counter Rotating Sets
Futaba 9C Super - TM8 (Futaba)
Hobby King 8ch Orange RX (Futaba)

Airframe:

GAUI ARF Kit 330X-S QUAD Flyer Kit With Training and Body options

Lab Rating:

3

Pros:

  • great trainer
  • light

Cons:

  • a bit light in crashes
  • the FC is a bit flakey
  • not reliable or stable enough for AP/AV

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Little Eye Build - RD9

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(RD-9) RD-09 Back in the air

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

(RD-9) RD9 - Little Eye gets a makeover

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12:17

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RD9 - Little Eye: Test Flights

Saturday, April 23, 2011 - 09:35

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RD9 test flights Gaui 2 blade (Gaui 8A/8B) vs 3 blade (Master Airscrew 8x6)

This is with the original props again

Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 11:08

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RD9 test flights 2 vs 3 blade

Testing Little Eye with MAS 3 bladed props

Sunday, November 13, 2011 - 11:09

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RD9 - Test flight with new body upgrades

Did a hybrid upgrade to the stock 330X-S and added the protection frame and the 330FX body, with a couple of small minor changes of my own to strengthen the frame. flies even better than stock with no FC changes.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 11:42

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RD9 - Kezia doing pilot training

This is my 10 year old daughter flying a Gaui 330x-s with a futaba 9C radio. She is learning to hover and has about 15 minutes total on RD9 learning.

Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 15:35