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ArduCopter Quad Tilt Rotor

(Alexander Perez) #1

Hi team, I’ve been seeing more and more race quads with tilt rotors for higher thrust. This essentially leads to less drag and higher speeds. I haven’t seen any support yet on other FWs like BetaFlight or CleanFLight. There is a branch of CleanFlight called TiltFlight developed but seems support dwindled off. I’ve had some preliminary discussions with other community members about this topic. Are there any plans to implement this ability in upcoming copter releases? I see an opportunity here considering there are no other “mainstream” and legitimate support out there.

(Amilcar Lucas) #2

AFAIK ArduPlane supports that.

(Alexander Perez) #3

Thanks for your response. Not quite. Although it does support tilt rotor, not to the dyanamic need in a full maneuvering race quad. See link below. ArduPlane tilt rotor serves as a function to transition between hover and forward plane motion.

(Iamczar) #4

Any luck on this? - I am now also looking into tilt quads

(Alexander Perez) #5

Not that I’m aware of. The only thing previously suggested was using the tilt rotor mode in arduplane. I welcome anyone else to chime in and see if there’s any other progress for arducopter.

(Iamczar) #6

Im about to test my code on my tilt quad with CudeBlack. I’ll take a video of it share it when i get to test it. lol

(Joe smith) #7

Would anyone be interested in making this work for a fee? Anyone have any idea how much work would be involved to change the code?