Section 8: Final Testing

In this section, you will conduct some final testing of your ELEV-8 v3 Quadcopter to ensure it is functioning properly and then install the propeller adapters and (finally) the propellers.

BEFORE continuing, please be sure that you have read the entirety of the UAV Safety, Laws, and Good Citizenship guide; it contains very important information to keep you, your ELEV-8, and the public safe and legal. DO NOT SKIP THIS!

The owner, operator, and pilot of every ELEV-8 v3 are to abide by all laws, regulations, and guidelines, including, but not limited to, those detailed in the UAV Safety, Laws, and Good Citizenship guide. Reading and abiding by the entire UAV Safety, Laws, and Good Citizenship document could help prevent property damage, personal injury, prosecution, and fines.

At the end of the Step 30, you will be you will be directed to the How to Fly a Multirotor sUAV tutorial, where you will learn to fly your ELEV-8 v3. DO NOT attempt to fly your ELEV-8 v3 until you have read through both this and the UAV Safety, Laws, and Good Citizenship tutorials, as you may put yourself and others needlessly at risk.

This section will take approximately 15 minutes to 45 minutes, depending on your skill level and equipment.

Tools Needed in this Section

Parts Needed in this Section

  • ELEV-8 v3 Assembly, prepared in Section 7
  • 16 – Flat Head Phillips Screws, M2 x12mm (four included with each motor)
  • 4 – Propeller Adapters (one included with each motor)
  • 4 – Propeller Adapter Nuts (one included with each motor)
  • 4 – Propeller Adapter Washers (one included with each motor)
  • 2 – 11x4.5 CCW (L) Propeller (#721-80040)
  • 2 – 11x4.5 CW (R) Propeller (#721-80040)
  • 4 – Propeller Spacer Ring (included with each propeller)