Category Archives: AR.Drone Upgrades

Silver Carbon Fiber Hull for the AR.Drone

In April, we found a California based company that produces black and white carbon fiber outdoor hulls for the AR.Drone. The same company is now producing a silver carbon fiber variant of the outdoor hull and you can find more … Continue reading

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Upgrade AR.Drone gears – bushings to bearings

The Parrot AR.Drone comes with 8 brass bushings – 2 per brushless motor. Replacing these with bearings reduces friction and therefore energy usage, which can result in improved battery life or flight times. As an added bonus, this can also … Continue reading

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Carbon Fiber Baseplate for the Parrot AR.Drone

Following our recent theme of reporting on carbon fiber goodies for the Parrot AR.Drone, we bring you this custom baseplate: This Carbon baseplate was manufactured in Germany specifically for the AR Drone and is made of 100% carbon fiber, CNC … Continue reading

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Parrot AR.Drone UFO / LED kit

AR.Drone – user upload (video summary) This video has been uploaded to The-Parrot-ARDrone.com by user MyKillerDrones. Here is a summary of the video in their own words: I bought this LED kit from eBay (search for AR.Drone UFO) and thought … Continue reading

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Parrot AR.Drone Battery Upgrade Tutorial

The Parrot AR.Drone comes with a 3 cell high grade Lithium-Polymer battery, with a capacity of 1,000 mAh at 11.1 volts, granting a flight time of 12-14 minutes. View AR.Drone battery upgrades 1,100 -> 2,500 mAh If you are looking … Continue reading

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Carbon Fiber Parrot AR.Drone

Carbon fiber is known for being lightweight yet incredibly strong so it was only going to be a matter of time before it featured on the Parrot AR.Drone. Enthusiastic AR.Drone flyers have found many ways to integrate the material into … Continue reading

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