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Chapter 10. Noodle Copter

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Figure 10-1. Structural supports for this drone are made from styrofoal pool noodles

From a construction standpoint multicopters are interesting because (unlike helicopters) they have no moving parts and (unlike airplanes) do not depend on an aerodynamic body to fly. As a result, we see multicopters made from a wide variety of materials and construction techniques.

I had seen photos of a pool noodle unit previously and wanted to try one ...

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