Remember Sprite? The clever coaxial ardupilot helicopter. On Kickstarter 532 backers pledged $406,061 to bring it too life.
A new video has hit YouTube.
Length: 13.2 inches (350mm)
Diameter: 3.8 inches (100mm)
Weight: 2.6 lbs. (1,200g) with battery and standard camera
Displacement: 215 cu. in. (3,520 cc)
Endurance: approximately 10-12 minutes on a 11.1v LiPo battery (gearing, blade and motor optimization is ongoing)
Speed: up to 10 m/sec
Range: 10 minutes at 10 m/sec = 6km under autonomous flight
Video signal range: depends on equipment, terrain and atmospheric conditions. Typically 2km +/-.
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