Everycopter Y6 (second one)

By cjdavies on May 03, 2020

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I decided to convert my Everycopter flat hex into another Y6. The flat hex didn't really achieve what I wanted it to & it never flew as well as the first Y6 I built.

This time I used three of my circular Everycopter hub plates & a 3D printed fairing to produce a larger semi-enclosed electronics area & to give a larger flat surface on top for attaching payloads to. I realised that for flexibility when it comes to mounting payloads, a 15mm camera rail system was a convenient (if slightly heavy) option, especially as my Everycopter battery plates already have 1/4" mounting holes so the rail clamps just bolted straight on.

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