squirrel 130

By afernan on Jan 22, 2019

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FPV 3inch custom design.

Very simple build. One single board (OMNIBUSF4 AIO OSD) and a single camera+VTX (Eachine TX05). Main perfo are:

  • AUW 185g with 650mAh, 75C Tattu. Empty Weight133g
  • Custom frame 3D Printed in ColorFabb XT CF20. 20% Fill
  • Avrg flight time 7 min (fast fpv). Used battery 535mA

It flies very well: quick and stable. Quite similar to Diatone Rabbit 349 , but longer flight time.

Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjjFKPUiks4&feature=youtu.be (sorry, I´m fpv newbie...)



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C1Rob   Jan 28, 2019  

Very cool! How long did it take to print? Im gonna try and build something like this aswell in a couple of months :D

afernan   Feb 01, 2019 

about 4h. CF printing is very slow

Pfch3   Jan 23, 2019  

wow! that's amazing! keep up the good work mate!

Dave_C FPV   Jan 23, 2019  

Looks really nice! How does the ColorFabb hold up in crashes?

afernan   Jan 23, 2019 

Not broken yet (I´ve flown many batteries already with a lot of crashes). The image above showing a crash was with PLA material much more fragile.
This material has a hight stregth (79MPa) and its very resilient. After printing you can apply a "post curing" for gaining 30% of strength and stiffness with same mass.
It´s a bit difficult to print and hot-end eating due the Carbon Fiber filaments...but you get a nice result!
I´m very proud of this machine.

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