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The astounding athletic power of quadcopters | Raffaello D’Andrea

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Translation: Norbert Langkau Editing: Daniel Hoffmann When is a machine athletic? We'll get the concept of machine athletics and the research needed with the help of these aircraft, the quadrocopters or “quads” for short, demonstrate. Quads have been around for a long time. You are so popular today because they are mechanically simple. By controlling the four propellers these machines can roll, tip, yaw and accelerate in all common directions. Also on board are a battery, a computer, various sensors and radios. Quads are extremely manoeuvrable, but this maneuverability comes at a price. They are inherently unstable, and need a […]