Ron's Ascent 🗻

By sergetania on Sep 01, 2018

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Built it for a friend who wanted an easy flying cruiser/trainer.

I like the new Ascent X HD frames, they seem very sturdy and the new canopy design is nice. It should hold up well.

The total weight without the battery is 100g. Not sure about acro but she's a fast backyard flier even on 2S.


Part List


Ascent X 3" HD - FPV Racing Drone Frame (4 builds)

Flight Controller

HGLRC Zeus 20x20 Flight Controller AIO - FC/ESC All In One for 2" and 3" (35 builds)


4 x BrotherHobby Returner R3 1402 8100Kv Micro Motor (6 builds)


Gemfan 3025 Bi-Blade 3" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your Color (8 builds)

FPV Camera

Foxeer Arrow Micro Pro 600TVL CCD FPV Camera w/ OSD (2.1mm or 1.8mm) - Choose Your Color & Lens (228 builds)

FPV Transmitter

AKK FX3 Ultimate Mini 20x20 25-600mW VTX w/ Smart Audio - MMCX & U.FLDefault Title (109 builds)


RDQ 5.8GHz Straight MMCX Dipole FPV Antenna - Linear (16 builds)


FrSky XM+ SBUS 2.4GHz Mini Receiver (1368 builds)


TATTU 650mAh 2S1P 75C 7.4V Lipo Battery Pack with XT30 plug (21 builds)


FrSky X-Lite 2.4GHz Radio Controller (Red) (66 builds)


FatShark Dominator HDO FPV GogglesRechargeable 1800mah Pack (108 builds)

Misc Parts

2 x M2 x 6mm Anti-Vibration Mini 20x20 Flight Controller Soft Mount Standoff 4 PackDefault Title (5 builds)

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (129 builds)

Radio Module

Frsky R9M Lite - Radio Transmitter Module (Black) (11 builds)

Soldering Iron

Hakko FX888D-23BY Digital Soldering Station FX-888D FX-888 (blue & yellow) (24 builds)
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jvphotog   Oct 17, 2018  

I wanted to build a 2.5" on their frame but they were sold out! It looks great. Why 2 blade props over 3 blades?

sergetania   Oct 17, 2018 

Actually, my favorite is 3" Komori but they were out when I built this. Komori is back in stock. You should try this prop on a light build like this. You will not ask why after that. I am a big fan.

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