Whirlygig Nano 3"

By Kstone on Jan 16, 2020

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Didn't really care much for the Acro performance (TWR) of a 2" outdoors so I recently rebuilt my 2" Whirlygig into a 3" (https://rotorbuilds.com/build/19157)
This little Tri is uses Betaflight 4.1.1 and its "fancy" motor-filtering to provide superior handling.

Build weight 37 grams only camera but 54 grams with 2S 300mAh LiPo attached.
Note: Picture showing the scale is the same Tri but with the older 2" props. (Weights the same though)
Hover time 8:45 (confirmed)
Acro time 3:50 (confirmed)

Updated 3/28/2020 with Nano Whirlygig's 1st spring flight. (man I'm out of practice)



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AMurdoch Hangar   May 11, 2020  

You went back from Dronin to Betaflight? Is BF back to being ok for tri's?

Kstone   May 14, 2020 

No reason to stay wth dRonin considering the lack of forum support, lack of development and lack of features.

AMurdoch Hangar   May 14, 2020 

Sounds about right, that was me commenting on your youtube video btw. I might hit you up with a million and one questins lol.

catSupremacy   Jan 24, 2020  

awesome! got any dvr?

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catSupremacy   Jan 25, 2020 

awesome! it looks like it flies great!

Kstone   Jan 25, 2020 

My son (8 years) made a iPhone video of the nano tri earlier today. Came out pretty good despite the very obvious prop wash.. The copter was flown at 30% throttle scaling to make it more manageable for my son learning to fly Acro.

When i have chance I'll post it on Youtube and post the link.

Kstone   Mar 28, 2020 

Added a new video.

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