Armattan Gecko 3" Build!

By qwadkiller on Nov 30, 2018

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Just finished my Armattan Gecko 3" build! Can't wait to fly it once the rain stops!

Update: I looked at the pics after uploading them and wow really blurry, so i retook them. I also changed from an XT60 to an XT30. The XT60 looked way out of proportion!


Part List


Gecko (19 builds)

Flight Controller

Lumenier Micro LUX V3 20x20 Stack/Combo (F4 FC, 30A BLHeli_32 4in1 ESC)Default Title (8 builds)


4 x Armattan Oomph TITAN MiNi 1407/3650 KV Motor (9 builds)


3060 series (3 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam Split Mini 2 Micro FPV Camera / HD DVR 1080P 60 FPS Recorder (M8 or M12 Lens) - Orange (61 builds)

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro Nano 5G8 (61 builds)


Lumenier AXII U.FL 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (137 builds)


FrSky XM+ SBUS Mini Receiver (1022 builds)


2 x Indestructible Quads "Mini Black Label" 4S True 70C Racing LiPo 850mah Battery (9 builds)


FrSky 2.4G Accst Taranis Q X7 16 Channels Transmitter Radio Controller White for RC Drone (131 builds)


Fat Shark Dominator HDO FPV Goggles (38 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro Session (49 builds)

Misc Parts

Other Frames (5 builds)

Misc Parts

WhitenoiseFPV Nano-Nano TBS Unify / Crossfire Nano 20X20 Mounting Board - Heli-Nation (8 builds)

Misc Parts

Matek Lost Model Beeper & FPV FC 5V Loud Buzzer (15 builds)

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (44 builds)

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (37 builds)

Battery Charger

iSDT Q6 Lite Smart Charger (6 builds)

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (41 builds)


FrSky M7 Hall Sensor Gimbal for Taranis Q X7 (5 builds)
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qwadkiller   Jan 09, 2019  

just got my new scale, 284.0 grams with r-line 850 95c battery. 180.8 without battery.

Nikotttin   Dec 03, 2018  

Very nice!
What's the weight (or estimated weight :) ) and what are your flight times?
I've wanted to build one but got scared for the above reasons.
Thanks for the input!

qwadkiller   Dec 04, 2018 

Once I get out to fly i will record the flight times on 4s 850mah 95c and 70c batteries. I am trying to find my scale to weigh this one and my rooster build.

qwadkiller   Dec 04, 2018  

The buzzer location was really bothering me. I was able to fit it just behind the runcam. I was now able to heat shrink the capacitotr to the power wire. Much happier! Pics added.

Grixes   Dec 01, 2018  

Since I saw this build , You completely changed my mind as I was looking to build a 3" Acrobrat. Thanks :)

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