What happens when you strap three motors, a battery and some bits of electronics to some lumps of wood? You get something that flies, that's what. After overcoming our initial nerves from a while back we managed to get some quality flying time in on Sunday morning. The amazing thing is that it all worked.
Number one son now has a fully working tri-copter. It seems to be happy to hover on around a third power, which means that it should be up for camera lifting duties quite soon.