Lil’ Green Chili

By FrenchB on Nov 17, 2018

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This is my newest 3" long ranger with HD. I ended up transplanting my gear from a RotorX Switchback into the Shendrones Pteromini Split frame. The new frame's dual mounting positions allowed me to squeeze everything in nicely, and makes maintenance a dream. The long nose is designed to keep the props out of view.

132 grams dry and 205 grams with a 650mah 4S (5min flights)

Here's a fun little video:

Photos

Part List

Frame

Pteromini Split (3 builds)
Shendrones.myshopify.com
$30.00

Flight Controller

CLRacing MINI 20x20 Flight Controller - CLF4SDefault Title (25 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$46.50

ESCs

Spedix IS20A 20A 2-4S 20x20 M2 4in1 ESC - Replacement for IS100 Stack (43 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$20.99

Motors

4 x RotorX RX 1404 Brushless Motor V2 3600kV 6500kV (6 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$59.96

Propellers

RotorX Triblade RX 3044TX Props (3CW, 3CCW) (32 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
$2.49

FPV Camera

Turtle V2 (4 builds)
Caddxfpv.com
$51.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro FPV Video Sender V3 SMA - Team Blacksheep (153 builds)
Rctech.de
$41.08

Antenna

Lumenier Micro AXII 5.8GHz U.FL FPV Antenna - Choose Your PolarizationLHCP (59 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Receiver

Team BlackSheep TBS Crossfire Nano Receiver (1331 builds)
Airbladeuav.com
See Site

Batteries

Tattu 14.8V 4S 850mAh 75C LiPo Micro Battery - XT60XT60 (12 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.49

Radio

FrSky Taranis QX7 ACCESS 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Choose Your Color (253 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$129.99

Goggles

FatShark Dominator HDO FPV GogglesRechargeable 1800mah Pack (137 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$424.99

HD Camera

Insta360 ONE X Action Camera 360 Degree 5.7K 18MP Stabilization Real Time WiFi Transfer Sports Video Construction Documentation (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$665.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO 7 Black
Amazon.com
$309.93

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session Waterproof 4K Video Camera (300 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$214.00

Misc Parts

Micro uBlox M8N GPS GLONASS W/ (18x18mm) (39 builds)
Readytoflyquads.com
$13.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (143 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95
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Discussion

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recon   Nov 27, 2018  
1

This is a freakin rad build! Amazing build quality in such a tiny space!

Whiffles   Nov 19, 2018  
1

Very cool! HD, long range and GPS in a small package. How many minutes of flight time can you get out of it?

FrenchB   Nov 19, 2018 

I had a ~4:30min flight with 445mah used out of an 850mah 4S. Its a fairly heavy battery though. It much prefers a 650mah.

Whiffles   Nov 19, 2018 

Not bad, seems like a fun little rig! I was planning to build something like this.

ItsYaBoyIebe   Nov 18, 2018  

Can you show me some of that hd footage?

FrenchB   Nov 18, 2018 

absolutely, as soon as I get it in the air and tuned. This is my first quad with such a long nose, so I want to get the PIDs and filters right.

FrenchB   Nov 18, 2018 

Here's a video of my second battery. I still need to tune out the prop wash, but it should give you a good idea.

ItsYaBoyIebe   Nov 18, 2018 
1

Oke thats it i'm cramming a hd cam in my diatone gtr90!!! This looks so good and so smooth!!! I love it!!!

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