I’ve been working on a hexacopter design on an off for a couple of weeks now. I’ve been considering making 4 of the booms foldable so it could be transported easier. I’ve done this before with a quadcopter and 2 folding booms. Here is what I have come up with so far. The top and bottom 2 booms fold. This is the baseplate and will be used for power distribution. I’m not sure I’m sold on making it foldable as I don’t really think you gain that much. I am still going to have the high profile landing gear with a big camera hanging under it. It’s a fair amount of work to make the baseplate and I’d prefer not to have to make another non-foldable version if this one doesn’t work out.
Here is the top plate