March 6, 2012 AT 8:46 pm

Paper Robots – A paper UAV / drone… flying paper robot

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Paper Robots, Part 4 by mike estee.

It took a few round, and I went down a few dead ends, but today I finally managed to make a flying paper robot. Originally, I started out with a flying sphere design copied wholesale from the JDM Flying Sphere. Eventually I figured out that I didn’t know thefirst damn thing about making a flying robot and that it would probably make a bit of sense to try and build one that had been successfully flown by more than one other person working for the Japanese military. So, I decided to build a quadcopter. A few people have built those, and it looked like a simpler problem.


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