QuadCopter Information

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Quadcopter, Drone, Remote Aerial Vehicle, UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle),

RPV (Remotely Piloted Vehicle), Multicopter

All are names for an Aircraft without a human pilot on board

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What is a Quadcopter?

Quadcopters are multi-rotor copters with four arms. Each of the arms have a motor and a propeller at their ends. Quadcopters are similar to helicopters in some ways, though their lift and thrust comes from four propellers, rather than just one. Also, helicopters have a “pitch” or tail rotor that helps stabilize the craft, whereas quadcopters do not. In a quadcopter, two of the propellers spin in one direction (clockwise) and the other two spin the opposite direction (counterclockwise) and this enables the machine to hover in a stable formation.

 

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