Quadcopter

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Quadcopter


Designer/artist: Team Quad

Year: 2015

Description: The Quadcopter is a multipurpose aerial vehicle designed with the primary objective of enhancing rapid and affordable access to aerial imagery for use in areas including agriculture, real estate, disaster response and natural resource management. With built-in autonomy, high payload capability and high speeds, it is capable of serving as both an aerial mapping as well as a transportation platform.
Specifications:
Speed: > 12m/s (46 km/h)
Payload: > 4kg
Rate of climb: ~ 7.4m/s (1457 ft/min)
Endurance: ~ 15 mins.

About the designer:Team Quad is comprised of 7 final-year Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering students from the KNUST Class of 2015. Team: 
Afari Samuel Okyere, 
Amedzo Collins Nunya, 
Amoako-Frimpong Samuel Yaw, 
Baffoe Agyei Dennis, 
Bedu-Addo Abigail Anoa, 
Darko Robert Kumi, 
Mensah Phillip Tettey