MeRiCa 4 inch – Helio Spring – Runcam Split

By Salted FPV on May 19, 2018

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MeRiCa 4 inch in HD 1080P

This is easily one of the cleanest flying quads that I've built... without ANY tuning.

REAL Maiden Voyage video included for proof:

Helio Spring Butterflight 3.3 (later builds aren't as stable... yet)

I still have a few little oscilations to tune out and a small thrust bobble. But all things considered, I'm VERY happy.

The Helio Spring, though still in its early days is a pretty brillaint little device (however it does have its issues).

And CMW really outdid themselves with the Merica, it's a very well designed kwad.

I live in the Bay Area, which though it looks like there is space in those rolling hills, there is actually very little space you can legally fly a kwad. I have my office lots that I keep to myself for weekend flying, but that said, smaller kwads are worth it. This 4" so far fits the bill, and it's an absolute pleasure to fly.

The Split also takes it up a notch with the HD video footage.

Comes in just under 250g if I run 600mah Batteries.



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PinchTune   Oct 19, 2018  

What's the weight on it without a battery?

Salted FPV   Oct 19, 2018 

If I recall correctly it was somewhere between 160-170g.

PinchTune   Oct 19, 2018 

Thanks. I'm seriously considering building one. Either this or a FPV FlightClub Neutron 4 inch.

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