Flying a Microcopter in a storm
Created by Amir on the 19. Mar 2007 at 14:29 in MK | Permalink

In my last article I wrote about the inherent stability problem of QuadCopters and how closed loop control of modern electronics is able to compensate and stabilize it to make it possible to fly and steer such a construct.

Flying a QuadCopter while there is a storm at first sounded impossible to me.

Holger, an inventive guy from the QuadCopter Forum - inventor of the Microcopter - was crazy enough to try and test his Microcopter in a storm. Holger's Microcopter uses barometric sensors to measure air pressure which are used to stabilize the Microcopter's altitiude.

Looking at the movie one realizes, that Holger's Microcopter is up to the challenge and Holger is able to fly it without problems:

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