Stealth 7 GTO

By f4ichuck on Jan 19, 2019

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This is a design exercise for me to create a lightweight long range touring rig. Lightweight is quieter and that meant replacing the standard GoPro camera with a Runcam Split 2 saved a lot of weight and still allows for HD footage on covert missions. Employing seven inch props seem to be a good compromise between performance and endurance and lend a cartoonish proportion of pod to prop. The lightest, flimsiest 7 inch frame I could find would have to make do with this concept. I took one of my Stealth canopies that didn't look right on a Proton race quad and fit it up to the Sloss' 7 frame. The canopy fit was almost perfect! A little modification to refine the mounting position, fix the FPV/HD camera angle to 30 degrees and creation of the first ever pierced antenna canopy design to accomodate the FrSky R9 long range telemetry receiver produce a stunning revolutionary addition to the world of long range. Welcome to FPV Touring! See www.milehigh3D.com if you are interesting in purchasing a custom canopy for your long range or race quad.

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Bonobo   Apr 06, 2019  

Hey I currently have the same Flight Controller and ESC that you used for this build. This is my first ever drone, and I am stuck at how to connect these two together with powering and communication cables. Could you possible upload a photo of that part of your drone or explain how you wired up the ESC and Flight Controller. Thanks!

dafunk   Apr 16, 2019 

just watch this video, it's much better then copying without being sure what you are doing
Flight Controller Wiring For Beginners
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhW-0ddGJ7A&list=PLwoDb7WF6c8lCcjOh26ZVQsLQtjGPQcgy

UptiltFPV   Mar 27, 2019  

Hey can i ask you why you chose to go with the samguk motors? I know they are cheap but there are so many better motors out there now for the price... Im just asking because i had 3 out of 5 show up DOA on my first order of them and when i had those replaced another 3 out of the 5 had rough bearing within 2 weeks of light flying and a few grassy tumbles on landing... have they improved the build qulaity at all on the 1750kv versions?

UnicornMoe   Jan 24, 2019  

oooof the KURVENSTETIGKEIT is a lie! please champer off the edges in your pod, they hurt my feelings ;) but i like the GPS placement, its a nice Idea to put it on the side!

QU|(K_F0X   Jan 20, 2019  

Do you have a youtube channel?

f4ichuck   Jan 20, 2019 

Thanks for the compliment. I haven't been able to test it out with the sticker because of the weather, but maybe today. Please check out my Youtube: Mile High Multicopters https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU0i38o4BdIG8CQW6wcDScw I don't have a video on this quad yet, buy soon!

QU|(K_F0X   Jan 20, 2019  
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really cool looking quad, love the RR sticker on the gps, does that affect satellite reception?

Jodie Froster   Jan 20, 2019  
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Way to innovate! Style too, i'm impressed.

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