lightning bug

  • DJI Spark RTF
  • wheelbase: 170mm
  • camera: 1/2.3″ CMOS, 12 Mpixel, FOV 81,9° 25mm
  • 3D obstacle sensing system
  • plastic, carbon fiber, 143 x 143 x 55mm (L x W x H), 300g

flying mods

is the site for custom made DIY multicopters, quadrocopters or drones in creative, colourful modelled mods

designed and custom built by

Jan Holthusen

maker faires – extra-terrestrial sites

If the ideas of Ridley Scott live on in the design of objects, it is surely in the flying mods exhibited at the Maker Faires of Frankfurt and Berlin by Jan Holthusen’s post-technology multicopter meditations. He has created visually extraordinarily exciting objects, composed simply of multicopter frames (“ReadyToFly”, “DIY kits” or “self-designed”) and artisticly fascinating…

TriRaven

  • DIY-kit HJ-Y3 Tricopter
  • wheelbase: 300mm
  • glass carbon fiber, 560x800x140 (L x W x H), 750g

Sigma

  • DIY design
  • wheelbase: 345mm
  • FC Naze32 Rev.6, 4 x 2212 920v motors
  • styrodur, aluminium & plastik, 340 x 330 x 110mm (L x W x H), 670g

The Wave

  • RTF BLADE Chroma ST-10+
  • wheelbase: 400mm
  • FC BLADE (ARM-CORTEX M4 based, GPS
  • plastic, 325 x 325 x 242mm (L x W x H), 1.300g

JeansQuad

  • DIY DJI Flame Wheel (frame similar)
  • wheelbase: 500mm
  • CC3D FC, 4 motors
  • RX: FrSKY X4R PPM
  • plastic, 590x590x130 (L x W x H), 950g

RostHopper XL

  • DIY-kit: CCC cut plywood parts 3mm
  • wheelbase: 625mm
  • FC: KK 2.1.5, RX 5 channels PWM, 4 motors
  • wood, 439 x 439 x 85mm (L x W x H), 800g

CHAMELEON

    • RTF BLADE inductrix 200
    • wheelbase: 200mm
    • FC: E-Flite -Blade 3-in-1 (BLH9012)
    • plastic, 155x155x45mm (L x W x H), 185g

PhantomBear

  • RTF DJI Phantom 1.2
  • wheelbase: 350mm
  • FC: DJI NAZA V2, GPS
  • camera, 5,8GHz TX, cloverleaf arial
  • 520x520x230mm (L x W x H), 1100g

GhostLE

  • DIY with LEGO technic
  • wheelbase: 400mm
  • FC: EMAX Skyline 32 (Naze32 compatibel)
  • 4 motors EMAX XA 2212/820KV
  • 530x530x165mm (L x W x H), 950g

StrassCopter

  • RTF RC EYE One Xtreme, also called EOX
  • wheelbase: 225mm
  • flight control board v32
  • plastic, 185 x 185 x 80mm (L x W x H), 157g