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Hi guys, here's my maiden posting. I hope that I will not offend anybody here, since this is a helicopter forum. My question is: How do multi-rotor aerial vehicles or drones compare to helicopters in terms of performance? Let me elaborate. I know the basics of helicopters: ability to adjust the rotor to optimize lift and efficiency, auto-rotate to the ground in case of an engine failure. What I am interested in is in comparision figures with regard to: How big does a rotor system of a drone need to be to have the same lifting power of a comparable helicopter? Quad or Hexa configuration (