A NASA internship towards utilizing a commercially available unmanned aircraft to conduct remote sensing surveys of naturally occurring geo-magnetic fields

SkyWalker X-8 Configuration

Our SkyWalker X-8 configuration is as follows: Motor Turnigy Aerodrive SK3 - 4240-740kv Brushless Outrunner Motor Kv(rpm/v) 740 Weight (g) 195 Max Current(A) 50 Resistance(mh) 13 Max Voltage(V) 19 Power(W) 870 Shaft A (mm) 5 Length... Read More

Blade Stopper

Blade Stopper

We tested the motor and propeller and were faced with the problem that the blades don't always stay at a 180 degrees. So for that, I modeled a blade stopper on SolidWorks that will keep the blades at that angle. Two will be attached; one behind the blades to... Read More