Seems like the looks of the site is a bit off. We’re working to fix it. The rest of the site works as it should.
I made an error with the Bicopter schematic in the build video. Please use this schematic instead to get proper function:
Sorry for the inconvenience.
Here is a step by step build/setup video of the RCExplorer Bicopter. I hope you’ll find it useful. Post a comment if you have any questions or if there is something I missed in there.
The Bicopter parts have arrived and the kits will ship out soon!
While visiting FliteFest a couple of weeks back I met up with the Rotor Riot guys and shot an episode on the new Bicopter and good old Baby Tricopter. I wish I had more time to tune the Tricopter before the episode, but I think the episode turned out pretty good. What do you think?
Tired of your locked in copter that obeys your every wish? Then, boy, do I have something for you! This is the RCExplorer Bicopter. A carbon fiber monster that you have to fly the way it wants to fly. Are you ready for the challange? Read more about this badass looking crazy contraption here.
Not sure why I haven’t posted these files before… Thanks to Kevin on the forums for reminding me!
Updated/fixed plans are now avalible
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First day at FliteFest was a blast!
I brought the Bi-copter with me and anyone that wanted to fly it got the controller. It really is great meeting people and flying together.
More pictures and video:
More to come. Stay tuned.
After having to swim after my water plane every other flight I decided to find a solution to the problem. Waterproofing the electronics and using a multirotor ESC configured to work in bi-directional 3D mode. I’m very happy with the way this turned out.
I built this MiniMag waaaay back in 2009. The build log is still on this site. Here is a link.
The fantastic youtuber Andy RC just released this very detailed build and setup video of the baby tricopter running Triflight 0.7 beta 2. As always he puts a crazy amount of effort into his videos. You can follow along step by step and have a great flying copter at the end.
Keep up the great work Andy!