46.5mm Tinywhoop

By kera on Dec 05, 2023

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I wanted to create an ultra-small whoop.
I inspired by these two fantastic builds, and I've built my own drone.
Yokto Quad
Jellyfish

Here are the points where I aimed to differentiate and innovate:

  • Ease of Maintenance:

    • The frame is easy to assemble, and a standard whoop canopy can be easily attached.
  • Versatility with Whoop Attachment:

    • Equipped with propeller guards for safety indoors. Of course, it can fly even with the guards removed.

The flying experience is fascinating, providing a sensation similar to throwing small stones.
It offers linear flight with quick acceleration and easy changes in posture.
However, the challenge lies in insufficient thrust during turns.

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Tokyo_Dom   Feb 21, 2024  
1

Nice build! Its fun (and tricky) to build these things so small. My Yokto quad isnt my favorite flyer (not as much power as i'd like) but it gets the most attention! And you are right, it is not very easy to maintain. If i break an arm, its a 30 minute ~ 1 hour job to fix haha. Ah the price of being small....

kera   Feb 25, 2024 

I also have the same impression about the flying characteristics of small quads, and I can't help but feel dissatisfied with the flying behavior compared to a regular 65mm Tiny.

But I've always wanted to try a small build, and your Yokto Quad has been a great inspiration! Thank you very much!

Rice_Bowl   Dec 13, 2023  
1

I really like the concept and tbh you inspired me to start smth similar. However, I do think the battery placement is blocking airflow - regardless, if it works, it works! cheers mate

Rice_Bowl   Dec 13, 2023 

what's that neon Canopy to the left btw? that's really sick!

kera   Dec 18, 2023 

This canopy made by RC shop "helimonstor" in my country, Japan.
I love it.
https://helimonster.jp/?pid=173138198

Rice_Bowl   Dec 18, 2023 
1

its something different for sure and it looks really cool!

Martin Flite   Dec 06, 2023  
2

It's a cute quad! I think the battery location is ideal.

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