View Full Version : AscTec Falcon 8

11-12-2010, 08:40 AM
Another Quad System, based on 2 x ARM7 micro processor, MEMS Gyro Sensors, Compass, GPS


Very impressive!


11-12-2010, 09:50 AM
Interesting octo frame construction - is it folding too maybe? I have had my quad stable in steady winds - the more interesting question is how it handles in cases of wind gusts. Still - seems the gps hold logic is working pretty well for them.

11-12-2010, 08:24 PM
Yes, Asctec is a very impressive company.

I read somewhere that their 8-frame had some patented folding mechanism. It certainly looks very strange but works it seems.

Probably when you've come this far, it can handle gusts too if it has smart enough algorithms that "think" and "expect" for themselves.

The thing I lack is real specifications, like what GPS are they using?

11-13-2010, 06:08 AM
Here in Hamburg a guy build a MK Hexa in V-Form - looked very impressive