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Sprite, Coaxial Helicopter

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.

Dimensions & Performance

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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