New shoes!


What d’ya think?  They’re made of a dense foam and yet are ultra-light.  They’ll provide some buffering for landings which tend to be heavy due to the quad descending through it’s own down draft.  They’re actually golf practice balls, but I gambled they’d be good for this, and was right!

There are other advantages too: they reduce the points of contact with the ground to 4  – previously the legs and their black shoes contacted the ground making 8 points of contact so there’s now a much better chance of the drone sitting stable on the ground; I’m also hoping they will offer more friction for take-off.  Only testing will tell.

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