Coaxial motor mounting plates allow the attachment of a second motor below the existing motor. This means three arms can do the job of six!
The co-located motors preserve thrust symmetry in the event of an individual motor failure. This redundant design means your Y6 will remain under control -- bringing you peace of mind for valuable payloads and critical missions.
The wide viewing angle between the front arms makes the Y6 a perfect camera platform.
A slight reduction in efficiency is offset by the weight savings of removing three arms from the frame. This also presents a smaller surface area, bringing better performance in windy conditions.
Note: The most efficient propeller setup for the Y6 uses 10x4.7 props on the top motors with 11x4.7 on the bottom. Our kit includes new props for the bottom motors assuming you already have 10x4.7, from your existing hexacopter, to use for the top.