Purple Nova

By Sasquads on Mar 23, 2019

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Once you have a racing quad, these drones become pointless.
So what else to do, then use it as decoration and save it for the museum.
This is a Quanum Nova which is the same as a Cheerson CX-20.
I totally rebuild this, with an Ardupilot APM 2.8 and installed telemetry on it.
Flown it twice since then.



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Krotow   Mar 24, 2019  

Quite precise conclusion. After geting into racing quads and starting to build my ones, I lost interest into prebuilt quads. By the way you can turn this quad into racing frankenquad as well :)

Sasquads   Mar 24, 2019 

You're right, I should.

Whiffles   Mar 23, 2019  

Wow, I remember this quad! The CX-20 was my first big boy quad and through modifying it I created Rotorbuilds. I had some good times learning ArduPilot, but it was frustrating getting decent footage out of it.

Sasquads   Mar 23, 2019 

Yup, this thing turned me into a nerd.

Sasquads   Mar 23, 2019 

Good thing you started Rotorbuilds. So much information and inspiration to be found here, absolutely awesome.
How many members are on Rotorbuilds?

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