Special Edition "Dad Air" Neato Talon

By Charles Hidalgo on Jan 08, 2019

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Though I had been building large AP/Filming multirotors since around 2006 Nich Zuhoski and Paul Madere were the ones who really got me into the mini quads. Thought I'd post a little tribute quad to them here. Talon frame with "Dad Air" motors. :) Thanks you two!

Part List


Neato X “Talon” (4 builds)

Flight Controller

DYS F4 Pro Version 2 (6 builds)


4 x KISS ESC 2-5S 24A Race Edition - 32bit brushless Motor Ctrl (10 builds)


4 x HyperLite 2206-2450KV Team Edition (12 builds)


HQ Prop 5x4.3x3 V1S Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your ColorBlue (294 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam Eagle 2 Pro Global WDR OSD Audio 800TVL CMOS FOV 170 Degree 16:9/4:3 Switchable FPV Camera (25 builds)

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO 5G8 HV(SMA) (486 builds)


Lumenier AXII 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (2pcs) (160 builds)


TBS Crossfire Nano RX Special Edition (210 builds)


FrSky 2.4G 16CH Taranis X9D Plus Transmitter SPECIAL EDITION w/ M9 Gimbals (3 builds)

HD Camera

Gopro HERO 3+ Camera Black Edition Camera Camcorder CHDHX-302 (3 builds)

HD Camera

YI Action Camera 1080P Lime Green White Black 16MP Full HD 155 degree Ultra-wide Angle Sports Mini Camera (Green/China/Camera On (3 builds)

HD Camera

Gopro HERO 3+ Camera Black Edition Camera Camcorder CHDHX-302 (3 builds)

HD Camera


HD Camera

OlympusM.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm f/2 Lens (Black) (2 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO4 Black Edition 4K Action Camera Camcorder 32GB Bundle 10 - Newegg.com (2 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (204 builds)
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Jodie Froster   Jan 09, 2019  

Do 2307 2522kv motors do damage to your batteries?

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Jodie Froster   Jan 10, 2019 

I have a set of 2306 2500kv motors that will puff a low c rating battery on Hulkies, or Avan S bi-blades. I wonder if that's just the batteries (I have no problems with my china hobby line 100c packs though), so I figured if the larger motors were doing damage you would know. It sounds like you are telling me that it was just the cheap batteries, and I can just go nuts with motors!

Charles Hidalgo   Jan 10, 2019 

No doubt a high pitched prop at 2500kv can puff a battery.... Ive had some brands puff on the first flight with a low pitch prop also... depending on how hard one flies and how low you take a lipo down any battery can be destroyed in one flight nomatter the brand.

Jodie Froster   Jan 11, 2019 

I have gotten conservative with my landing voltage, just in case one of the cells is low unexpectedly. Thanks for the feedback :)

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