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Tri-vs-Quadcopter

  1. Sep 19, 2014 #1
    I've always been curious as to why there are so many more quadcopters than tricopters. First off is the obvious complexity advantage of the quadcopter. It's way simpler to program the stabilization and it's generally simpler to make too.

    But how about energy efficiency, given a battery with X-mah which configuration would achieve a greater flight time?

    what about hexacopters, are they even better?
     
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  3. Sep 19, 2014 #2

    jedishrfu

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