HELIX CONCEPT

By wklee.fpv on Mar 19, 2018

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It is a squish (39 degree) version of helix. I never flied a non-stretched frame. Need to spend times to see how it flies.

Helix FPV Frame 5" Arms
Helix Flight Controller
T-Motor F30A FPV 30A 2-6S
T-motor F40 PRO II 2400KV
Caddx Turbo micro SDR1 2.1mm
Helix VTX / OSD KIT - with Built in OSD
Frsky XM+

Weight: ~335g (It is heavy!!)

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Part List

Frame

Helix FPV Frame (4 builds)
Impulserc.com
See Site

Flight Controller

Helix Flight Controller / PDB Kit (3 builds)
Impulserc.com
$54.00

ESCs

4 x T-Motor F30A FPV 30A 2-6S ESC BLHeli_S Dshot Oneshot125 Oneshot42 Multishot For FPV Racing (2 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$67.96

Motors

T-motor F40 PRO II 1600KV 2400KV 2600KV 3-4S Brushless Motor for RC Multirotor FPV Racing Drone (6 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$26.99

Propellers

HQ Prop DP 5x4.5x3 V1S Tri-Blade 3 Blade Propellers Props (Set of 4 - PC) (20 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$3.69

FPV Camera

Caddx Turbo micro SDR1 2.1mm 1200TVL NTSC/PAL 16:9/4:3 Switchable Super WDR FPV Camera (3 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$24.99

FPV Transmitter

Helix VTX / OSD KIT - with Built in OSD (3 builds)
Impulserc.com
$54.00

Antenna

Foxeer Pagoda Pro 5.8GHz 2dBi RHCP FPV Antenna 68mm SMA Black (2 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$9.99

Receiver

Frsky XM+ Micro D16 SBUS Full Range Receiver Up to 16CH (1368 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$12.99

Batteries

Tattu R-Line Version 2.0 1550mAh 100C 4S High Voltage Lipo Battery Pack with XT60 Plug (11 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$39.99

Radio

FrSky R9M 900MHz Long Range Transmitter Module (2 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$59.99

HD Camera

Runcam Split 2 HD FPV Camera + Wifi Module + GoPro Quality Lens (81 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$79.99

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session (197 builds)
Amazon.com
$249.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (197 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

Misc Parts

3DPOWER TPU Pod Canopy for IMPULSERC Helix (2 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$20.99

Misc Parts

3DPOWER x IMPULSERC Helix 39?? Squish Bottom Plate Kit (2 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$10.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX (102 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95
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Discussion

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Aleuts   Aug 07, 2018  

how did you manage to mount the motors to the fairings? im having trouble as the new T-Motor mounting holes are 16x16 instead of 16x19

wklee.fpv   Aug 08, 2018 

Hi, the fairings are 3D printed.

Aleuts   Aug 08, 2018 

do you have the files by any chance?

wklee.fpv   Aug 08, 2018 

you could use bms thomas one : https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2964769

Currently   Mar 20, 2018  

I just cant stop coming back to this build. Its so perfect.

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