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tricopter

  1. M

    Tricopter PI Settings kk2 - Pitch Problem

    Hi there, i had my first real flight with my tricopter (RC Explorer) today and it was for the start pretty good. The only problem ist that the tri is moving back if am in the air - (in the direction of the one rotor) Dont know how to describe it better: l l l...
  2. M

    KK2 Mini - Motors are not spinning

    Hi there, i use a kk mini and Afro 20 Amp ESCs for my tricopter. I calibrated the esc manuallly over the reveiver but the motors are not spinning when i connect them to the kk2 board. The receiver test shows that every sinal comes in wright. If i now pull the throttle up, the motors are not...
  3. R

    Turnigy Plush 18amp version

    I recently bought two Turnigy Plush 18a escs to replace some that I burned out on my tricopter. I put them on and noticed that they were smaller than the other one. The new ones were version 4.3, while the old one was version 3.1. I turned it on and the 3.1 started smoking and melted half the...
  4. M

    KK2 Mini display goes off after connecting to receiver

    Hi there, i got a strange issue. If i connect my kk2 mini board from pin thr,v+ and ground to channel 3 of my receiver the board goes off (or maybe just the screen - not sure). Have you got an idea what i have done wrong here? thr is connected to signal, v+ to power and gnd to ground. If i...
  5. M

    Flashing KK2 Mini with USBASP MAC

    Hi there, i am trying to flash my KK2 Mini with the latest Steveis version but its not working yet. I am not sure if i plugin the connector in the right direction. I searched on the internet on how the update connector of the board is labeled but couldn find any information. I am using a...
  6. M

    Hello and hi from Germany

    Hey, i am new here and a big fan of FliteTest, especially fo Josh(one of them :) ) and David. I am building the Tricopter David introduced at the moment and love every step of it. But some parts arent working as they should.... but i will post this later. I am happy to be here and hope to...
  7. T

    Electrohub Y-6 with Naza flight controller and more

    Flite Test electrohub with everything you need to build your first quacopter and more I caught the bug for racing drones so need to free up some space and let go of my larger multi rotor stuff. Here is what the package includes 6 2212 960 KV motors from ready to fly quads 6 20 amp...
  8. S

    Tough Tilt Servo, and Hello!

    I'm a newb on this forum, though I've lurked quite a bit, looking for, and often finding great info. I do both fixed wing and multicopters with my son. I'm more comfortable with airplanes. My 14 year old son is comfortable with either, and has much better thumbs than I have. Maybe because I...
  9. HilldaFlyer

    VTOL - Tricopter Blunt Versa Mashup

    VTOL with Tricopter and Blunt Nose Versa The plans for the two were overlaid. The tilt mechanism on the front motors would be a real complicated deal with the "Y" configuration... So, I changed it to a "T" copter and lengthened the rear boom to accommodate the positioning changes. In the...
  10. L

    Need some help with a TriCopter idea

    Hi there, i've been watching flitetest videos on youtube for years, and have enjoyed flying quad copters and rc helis when i had the chance, now after flying other peoples MultiRotors for years i want to make my own. Now ive had a few ideas and although i'm no stranger to electronics and...
  11. J

    New Naze 32 rev 6 setup. Newb

    I am just going to start by this is my first post on flitetest and I love it so much and thank you ahead of time. This is my first ever multi rotor build, first time ever soldiering and first ever computer controlled radio. I picked up the dragonfly kit and matched motor and esc is a naze32...
  12. P

    Tricopter drift issues

    I made myself a Titan tricopter with a vector flight controller. It flies quite fine and steady but with a few issues. It constantly wants to drift to the right and a little forward and trimming does not seem to help. I have recalibrate multiple times as well so kinda at a lost now.
  13. J

    Tricopter/penta-copter (dragonfly) counter clockwise rotating props?

    Dear Community, It has been a while since my last visit here (2012), but finally I found/made the time to get into multirotors. Beginning where I left off: http://forum.flitetest.com/showthread.php?1837-wich-one-should-I-choose-tri-or-quad. I decided I first build an tri-copter and after I...
  14. C

    converting tricopter parts to a mini quadcopter need help

    I recently crashed a Fortis Airframes TITAN Tricopter and the frame is completely broken. All the electronics still work fine so i want to use them to build a mini quadcoter for fpv racing. But I don't have enough money to buy a whole new set of electronics. So my issue is I don't know if the...
  15. N

    A3 EDF V-TOL

    the cowls are for 90mm fans and each it rotated by a micro servo in the "wrist". the tail is also set up to put a servo for rudder movement. the fuselage can hold a 6S lipo along with a kk2 and a gimbal in the nose. the hole for the dome is 3in. if anyone has any better ideas please comment and...
  16. D

    Tricopter V3 Tail Rotor Lifting

    Hi, I got the Tricopter V3 kit, From David Windestål a while ago. Been troubling shooting but just can’t win with this one. The tail rotor lifts faster than the other two rotors. I have checked center of gravity. Does this in both normal take off and auto level.I have set all settings to the...
  17. S

    Naze32 Acro/windows 10 nightmare HELP!!!!!!!

    So here's the deal guys an believe me when I tell you that I've spent countless days trying to figure this out on my own. Problem: For whatever reason I get a Failed to open serial port whenever I try to load the firmware in cleanflight. I haven't been able to get ti to load or recognize the...
  18. K

    Rudder for Tricopter

    Hi Guys New to this forum and love RC i have raced alot of cars over the years and want to take to the skys :) I have been watching the channel for the last few months (like 6 months) and after watching the quadcopter vs tricopter review and some tricopter reviews decided this was the way i...
  19. J

    KK2.1.5 Refusing to arm!

    I recently built up David's Tricopter v3 with a kk2.1.5 flashed with steveis's latest 1.9 s1 firmware. My transmitter is an OrangeRx t-six with a orx dsm2 receiver...
  20. C

    Electrohub Tricopter GoPro Gimbal Suggestions

    Hi all, I am looking for GoPro gimbal suggestions for a SunnySky X2212 KV980-powered Electrohub tricopter (3S 4000mAh). This will need to mount on the FT FPV Rail System. Certainly this has been covered before, but there is always some new offering, and I'm confused because some of them...