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originally posted by: Vasa Croe
Well I guess my big question would be, have there been enough helicopter failures with single props to warrant putting this many on one vehicle? I mean, if something is violent enough to take out a propeller, wouldn't it likely take out this choppers entire propeller scaffolding they are all built on?
I am not a big fan of multiple failure points....the more moving parts you have, the more likely it is to fail.
originally posted by: CraftBuilder
a reply to: Vasa Croe
Actually, multiple failures is the whole idea. You can have several individual motors go out and the flight computer can still compensate by adjusting the output power on adjacent motors. Even hobby level hexacopters do this now.