Räsvelg 5 Prototype

By lazd on Oct 14, 2016

15  1,212  12

Räsvelg 5 is available now for $69 at Pitch Roll Yaw and FPVHQ!

It's finally here, our aerodynamic and light-weight race quad: Räsvelg 5. It's the result of dozens of prototypes, tiny tweaks, and an overall major re-imagination of what a quad with a canopy can look like. Designed with 5mm replaceable arms, a battery strap solution that doesn't require weaving, and a sleek canopy that mounts a HS1177 with 1.8mm, 2.5mm, or 2.8mm lenses, Räsvelg is the ultimate racer. The frame weighs in at just 75g including the canopy and camera mount, making it one of the lighter quads on the market, but where Räsvelg really shines is aerodynamics. I've never flown a quad so... quiet. The skinniness of the arms makes for very little drag, resulting in a much quieter quad. That is, until it's pointed at you mid-corner, then it sounds like the ultra-aggressive corpse-swallowing instrument of winning that it is.

Overall this is one of my most favorite builds, it's maintainable, goes together easily, and supports quick battery strap swaps in the field.



Sign in to comment

Sky   Jan 24, 2017  

How do you like that 4-in-1 ESC? I'm considering getting it

Show 2 more comments
Quadxl   Feb 01, 2017 

Thank you for sharing this info.
I'm a bit confused as I thought you were using the Infantry _s.

lazd   Feb 01, 2017 

Ah, yes, I tried the Infantry and had two FET failures on the #1 ESC in normal flight. I would not recommend that board. I had since switched to the Cicada 30A and 35A for these builds and forgot to update the page. Sorry about that!

Quadxl   Feb 01, 2017 

Alright, I will stay away from it, although it's one of the only which has BEC and 6S support.
I'm expecting to get this frame next week!!!

MattS   Nov 24, 2016  

Simple, sleek, and damn sexy!!!

MattS   Nov 27, 2016 

Is there going to be a Räsvelg 6?

lazd   Nov 27, 2016 

If there is demand, we can cut some 6" arms and sell those separately!

MattS   Nov 28, 2016 

I'm interested :)

aliimam   Nov 07, 2016  

Any Chance on opening up the STL for the pod? I'm going to be rebuilding my Falcon185 and would have fun retrofitting it.

lazd   Nov 07, 2016 

Unfortunately no, but you will be able to buy them from phx-3d.com soon!

Guides & Reviews

Jun 21, 2021

AirbladeUAV has done it again and this time they've brought long range to the 5" class! Based on the popular Transformer Mini, the new Transformer 5" Ultralight adopts a lot of the same design philosophies with larger props and more payload capacity. It can fly upwards of 20 minutes on a 4 cell Li-Ion battery pack and in ideal conditions it's got a range of over 4 to 5 miles. In this guide I'll walk..

Read more
Mar 04, 2021

With the release of the DJI FPV Drone cinematic FPV has become a lot more accessible, but you certainly don't want to crash a $750 drone! The QAV-CINE Freybott is a compact, lightweight cinematic FPV drone that can take a hit and keep going. It's a lot safer to fly indoors and around people. With a naked GoPro or the SMO 4k you can capture some great stabilized footage. In this guide I'll show you..

Read more