Gearbox 6mm Ornithopter With Shaft and Fittings


21.10 AUD

6 in stock


Modulus 0.3
Pinion Gear 9 Tooth
Spur Gears 40 Teeth
Weight 3.68 grams
Motor 6mm
Motor Ohm 2.3 Ohms
Width 26mm
Length 34mm
Height 28mm

Ornithopter geardrive utilising a 2.3Ohm 6mm motor. The motor is included with the unit. This geardrive is suitable for experimental applications and can be used with either single wings or double (dragonfly style) wings. The bore of the wing strut holes is 1mm and suitable for gluing in 1mm carbon rods. This kit also included the tail shaft rod (1.5mm square carbon) as well as a tail mount fitting.

The tail mount fitting with carbon tail rod inserted (1.5mm square carbon rod)

Showing the full tail rod and mount.
You can cut the carbon tail rod to size as needed.

Example of a tail surface mounted on the tail rod

Possible example of tail rod and tailplane setup.

Example of a common wing design

With carbon wing struts inserted

Front View

This is the same geardrive used for research by the Biomimetic Millisystems Lab at Berkeley University in California. (website link)



A Video showing the geardrive in action

In slowmotion