Eagle

By mayan_hawk on Nov 22, 2018

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UPDATE 01/04/20

Changed over to Hypetrain Blaster 2207.5 2450kv motors. Notable improvement in control.
Upgraded to a Caddx Ratel camera too, amazing color and low light image.
Upgraded to BrainFPV Radix


This is my smooth operator build. I built it with freestyle in mind, but having flown it a little - its a bando slayer. (need to improve range for more intense ripping)

The kakute f4 comboed with brotherhobby 2207.5 low KV speed shield motors make for a very buttery quad. I've never flown something so smooth, responsive, buttery, or flashy. 10/10

Very resiliant in crashes, but the back two screws did break the heads off. I'll have to remount it once I install the longrange gear into it.

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Part List

Frame

Smooth Operator 5 Inch - (CAMERA MOUNT SOLD SEPARATE) (10 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$99.99

Flight Controller

Holybro Kakute F4 V2 STM32F405 Flight Controller With Betaflight OSD for RC Multirotor FPV Racing Drone (40 builds)
Banggood.com
$36.00

ESCs

Holybro Tekko32 35A 4-in-1 BLHeli32 3-6s ESC (101 builds)
Getfpv.com
$56.99

Motors

4 x Hypetrain Blaster 2207 2450KV Motors by Rotor Riot w/ Fly Hard Replacement Program (16 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$107.80

Propellers

Azure Power 5150 Tri-Blade 5'' Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your Color (31 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.29

FPV Camera

Caddx Ratel Starlight HDR 1200TVL Micro FPV Camera - Choose Your Color & LensRed / 2.1mm (111 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$29.99

FPV Transmitter

RDQ Mach 3 Video Transmitter 25-1000mW VTX 2-6S - U.FL or MMCX (120 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$24.99

Antenna

Foxeer 5.8G Lollipop 3 2.5DBi Omni Antenna RHCP (2pcs) (90 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.90

Receiver

Frsky R9 MM 4/16CH 900MHz Long Range Telemetry Receiver with an Inverted S.Port Output (16 builds)
Banggood.com
$20.99

Radio

FrSky 2.4G Accst Taranis Q X7 16 Channels Transmitter Remote Controller White Battery and Battery Trays Not Include (215 builds)
Amazon.com
$124.92

Radio

RDQ Series 7.6V 2S 3500mAh QX7 Compatible HV LiPo Battery - XT30 (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$12.99

Radio

2 x FrSky 2000mAh 7.2V NiMH Battery for Taranis Q X7
Racedayquads.com
$25.98

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator V3 FPV Goggles (56 builds)
Getfpv.com
$299.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera (73 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

HD Camera

GoPro Session (60 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

Misc Parts

Arm Bumper - SlamNasty 5", Merica, Smooth Operator, Raging Droner, BangGOD (SET OF 4) (6 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$6.99

Misc Parts

GoPro Session Mount (Smooth Operator) (3 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$14.99

Misc Parts

Stikit Skin Full Wrap - (Smooth Operator 5") - DROP SHIPPED ITEM (2 builds)
Catalystmachineworks.com
$14.99

Video Receiver

Foxeer Pagoda Pro 5.8GHz 15cm SMA Long Range Antenna - RHCP - Choose Your Color (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$9.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (144 builds)
Getfpv.com
$149.99

Video Receiver

TBS 5G8 RHCP Patch Antenna (RP-SMA)
Team-blacksheep.com
$12.95

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (69 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

Battery Charger

1-8S LiPo Battery Checker Voltage Tester w/ Low Voltage Alarm (4 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.99

Battery Charger

ISDT D2 Charger - Smart Charger for FPV Racing 6S/12a/200w (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$134.99

Soldering Iron

Carrying Case for TS100 Portable Soldering Iron
Racedayquads.com
$9.99

Soldering Iron

Soldering Iron Tip CleanerBlack
Racedayquads.com
$6.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (161 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$51.29

Soldering Iron

TS100 XT60 to DC Cable
Racedayquads.com
$3.99

Soldering Iron

S-180A1 Large Heat Resistant Silicone Soldering Work Mat w/ MagnetsDefault Title
Racedayquads.com
$24.99

Soldering Iron

SE 3.5" Stainless Steel Alligator Forceps - SPAF-3.5
Amazon.com
$11.15

Tools

2 x Micro Cutter (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$16.70

Tools

MINI Needle File Set (Carbon Steel 6 Piece-Set) Hardened Alloy Strength Steel - Set Includes Flat, Flat Warding, Square, Triangu
Amazon.com
$5.99

Tools

GEARWRENCH 8mm 12 Point Ratcheting Combination Wrench - 9108D
Amazon.com
$3.36

Tools

RDQ All-In-One Driver Tool
Racedayquads.com
$29.99

Tools

PEAKMETER PM8233A Handheld Digital Multimeter
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Tools

MG Chemicals 422B Silicone Modified Conformal Coating, 55 ml Bottle (20 builds)
Amazon.com
$18.69

Tools

StrivedayFlexible Silicone Wire 24awg Electric wire 24 gauge Coper Hook Up Wire 300V Cables electronic stranded wire cable elect
Amazon.com
$15.99

Tools

Bundle: Cross Lock Fiber Grip Soldering Tweezers Set - 6.5" Solder Tweezers (Approx. 45-Degree Angle), 6" Solder Tweez (3 builds)
Amazon.com
$11.00

Tools

Scotch Indoor Mounting Tape, 0.75-inch x 350-inches, White, Holds up to 2 pounds, 1-Roll (110-Long)
Amazon.com
$10.29

Backpack

Lowepro Quad Guard BP X2 Drone Backpack, Black/Grey (14 builds)
Amazon.com
See Site

Accessories

FrSky 900MHz Super 8 Antenna for R9M and R9M Lite Module (6 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$9.90

Accessories

2 x FrSky M7 Hall Sensor Gimbal for Taranis Q X7 (6 builds)
Rotorriot.com
$40.98
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