Boxcopter: awesome DIY amphibious quadcopter build, waterproof, durable, portable, made out of a plastic box and some wood pieces

Check out this nice post by Jake Wells on DIYDrones. Features a video that summarizes the build of great DIY quad, out of a plastic box and some wood pieces.

Main features of the quadcopter are portability, durability and to be waterproof.

BoxCopter, partly folded inside the body box for portability
BoxCopter, partly folded inside the body box for portability

Boxcopter:  a quadcopter
Boxcopter ready for take off
The BoxCopter: a plastic box and wooden arms. Simple and waterproof!
The BoxCopter: a plastic box and wooden arms. Simple and waterproof!

Enjoy the video:

The idea of a quadcopter based on a box is not new, see this original build by FliteTest:

A quadcopter based on a toolbox, by FliteTest
A quadcopter based on a toolbox, by FliteTest

Stay tuned on the Personal Drones blog for the latest multirotor and quadcopter news!

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