Tricopter - Scratch Build by FliteTest
This tricopter V2.6HV is built around David's custom tricopter body but you can also build your tricopter design around the Anycopter Hub available in your web store.
David's custom tricopter body template is available to download in the PDF link below.
Parts used in this build:
1 x Tricopter frame (Alternative frame: Anycopter Hub)
1 x M3*20 screws + locknuts
1 x KK2 flight controller
1 x Male to male servo connectors
1 x 3 X 3.5mm bullet ESC Power Breakout Cable
3 x DT750 750kV Motors
3 x Hobbyking F20A Speed Controllers
1 x 4s Turnigy 3000mAh LiPo
1 x BMS-385DMAX Digital Servo (Metal Gear)
1 x Gemfan 9x4.7
1 x Front wheel steering mounts
1 x Male to male servo cables
1 x M3x30 Hex screws (if building the camera tray)
1 x M4 lock nuts (for the DT750's)
1 x Distribution power adapter
1 x Battery strap
1 x Servo extension
1 x 3.5 bullet connectors
(Items without a link I've bought at local shops)
4 mm carbon fiber rod
40+ of 2.5mm zip-ties
1/16th plywood (if building the camera tray)
12mm (1/2 in.) Boom - (Poplar Square Dowel)
Here's everything you'll need to make your very own tricopter.
The scratch built tricopter with the vibration dampening camera mount attached.
Here's the before and after of the DT750 750kV Motor with a shortened shaft.
These are laser-cut wooden washers that will be available in the Flite Test store very soon!
You can make your own breakout cable or pick up one of these Hobby King 4 X 3.5mm bullet ESC Power Breakout Cables.
The basic accessories for making your tail assembly.
We will also have additional multi-rotor component available in the web store for those of you who don't want to scratch build the tail assembly and motor mounts. Our 'Rotor Bones' kits will be available very soon!
Check back for when these will be available! Find out more HERE.
Zip-ties work great for securing all of these components. David highly recommends using these in your build.
David's Tricopter body is designed to securely hold your booms in place when pushed forward, but easily pivot backward in the case of a crash.
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