Blue Helix ZX5

By VelcroCat on Oct 19, 2016

10  861  5

This is a fresh ImpulseRC Helix ZX5. I went all out on the power train with hungry ZMX Fusion motors and BLHeli-S. With the fixed 45 degree camera mount I had to man up and fly it blisteringly fast. It is also super agile and locked in once tuned. I'm getting about 2 minute flight times on a 1300mAh 4s which is short, but the rush of flying this makes it worth it. The AUW is 340g and 568g with the battery and GoPro.

Build video:


Part List


Helix ZX5 FPV Frame


4 x Aikon SEFM30A Blheli_S ESC (Hardware PWM)


4 x ZMX Fusion X25 2206-2300KV (14 builds)


Team Racekraft 5040 Tri Blade Racing Props 4 pack (2CW, 2 CCW) (2 builds)

FPV Camera

HS1177 FPV Camera


Immersion RC SpiroNet 5.8GHz LHCP Antenna Set (2 antennas)


FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver with S-Bus and CPPM (480 builds)

Misc Parts

VOLO High Friction Battery Strap
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WoooSaaaW   Oct 22, 2016  

It's drone porn!

lblb   Oct 21, 2016  

The total price is very scewed, because the Helix comes with all the electronics included, which you listed separately.

VelcroCat   Oct 22, 2016 

Yeah I didn't think of that, thanks for noticing.

Whiffles   Oct 19, 2016  

A wild Helix appears! Nice nature shots :)

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