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Marco Robustini wanted to test the accuracy of the ArduCopter code. So he decided to suspend bottles from his multi-copter, to find out how it would cope with huge variations in weight and trim. As you can see it handled things pretty well.

Note: Multi-copters are not toys and deliberately unbalancing one could prove more than usually dangerous, even for makers.

Alasdair Allan

Alasdair Allan

Alasdair Allan is a scientist, author, hacker and tinkerer, who is spending a lot of his time thinking about the Internet of Things. In the past he has mesh networked the Moscone Center, caused a U.S. Senate hearing, and contributed to the detection of what was—at the time—the most distant object yet discovered.


  • Jeff Jarecki

    That’s really impressive!