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The Techpod . A high performance, low cost small unmanned aircraft for the hobbyist and student pilot.
The Techpod . A high performance, low cost small unmanned aircraft for the hobbyist and student pilot.
114 backers pledged $49,192 to help bring this project to life.

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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    Do you think the Techpod is cool and want to see it be successful? Would you like to help get this project off the ground? We will send you a personal thank you email and you will be added to the list of supporters on hobbyuav.com

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    All of the benefits of the $5 level plus an a 8 x 10 glossy print of a picture of the techpod in flight . Shipping included.

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    Pledge $240 or more About $240

    One complete Techpod kit shipped to you. This includes shipping to US , international backers please add $30 to your pledge.

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    Pledge $460 or more About $460

    Two complete Techpod kits shipped to you.This includes shipping to US , international backers please add $60 to your pledge.

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    Pledge $750 or more About $750

    techpod kit and all the gear . including :
    1 x techpod kit
    6 x hs-81 servo for control surfaces
    2 x htx 9g servos for camera pan / tilt
    1 x .10 turnigy BLDC motor
    1 70amp esc
    1 5 amp switch mode BEC
    1 complete 900mhz camera/tx/rx set up

    all in a box ready to assemble .
    international backers please add $30 to your pledge.

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    Pledge $950 or more About $950

    all the gear , tested and ready to fly
    includes everything from the $750 level installed in a fully assembled Techpod . ready to fly and fully ground checked .international backers please add $30 to your pledge.

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    Pledge $1,875 or more About $1,875

    Would you like to distribute the Techpod? this level gets you 10 Techpods and your company badge on the front page of hobbyuav.com. and a personally written thank you letter. Shipping not included , I will email you with the shipping cost and will ship when funds received or use your own shipping method .

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    Pledge $6,000 or more About $6,000

    So , you have the latest , greatest autopilot ? interested having me integrate it into the Techpod ? I will take your functional autopilot (you supply) and fully integrate and test your autopilot with the techpod . This process should take about a month to complete . you will receive a fully assembled and tested techpod with your autopilot installed , all the servos , an esc/motor/prop , all related AP set up files and a XFLR5 file fully detailing all aerodynamic forces created by the flying and control surfaces as well as a full inertial description . This XFLR5 file will be used for initial PID loop gain estimate . Your company badge will be displayed prominently on our front page .

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