AR10 Endurance

By Zakre256 on Feb 02, 2019

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update- on 2nd and 3rd charge of each battery I am currently getting 15-17min of mixed flight.

This is a 395mm frame from almond racing. 10in props low drag and extremely rigid body. This was a fun build, first one I've done this size.

1/27- installed 4th motor onto esc. now onto the radix fc.
1/28- got the FC wired to the 4-in-1 only got to work on it a little bit because of work-___- hopefully put more on it tomorrow!....also I have check it with a multimeter and have no shorts or grounds so far!
1/31- almost completely done build. batteries should be here tomorrow. just got the tx and GPS left to install.
2/2@930pm- its finally finished everything works and is configured.


Part List



Flight Controller

radix fc - brainfpv (33 builds)


T-Motor F55A Pro 55A 3-6s BLHeli32 4-in-1 ESC (7 builds)


4 x Avenger 2812 Motor (CW)


12 x MR Series - 10x4.5 Prop Set x2 Black (3 builds)


4 x Genuine Gemfan 1045 (10x4.5) Propellers by RAYCorp. 8 Pieces(4CW, 4CCW) Black - Glass Fiber Nylon 10-inch Quadcopters & Mult

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Mini V3 1000TVL 1.8mm FPV Camera (5 builds)

FPV Transmitter

RDQ Mach 3 Video Transmitter 25/200/600/1000mW VTX 2-6S (U.FL or MMCX) (23 builds)


Team BlackSheep TBS TRIUMPH 5.8GHz Antenna SMA (RHCP 2PCS) (470 builds)


2 x FrSky 900MHz Ipex4 Dipole T Antenna for R9 Mini \/ R9 MM Receiver (3 builds)


FrSky R9 Slim+ 915MHz Long Range Receiver (14 builds)


2 x Turnigy Nano-Tech Plus 3000mAh 6S 70C Lipo Pack w/XT90


FrSky X-Lite 2.4GHz Radio Controller (Red) (39 builds)

Misc Parts

TOOHUI 2 Pack XT90 Connector Plug, 4mm Banana Plugs Battery Charge Lead Adapter Cable, Charging Cable with Banana Plugs, Battery

Misc Parts

25ft - 1/2 inch Flexo PET Expandable Braided Sleeving – BlackRed – Alex Tech Braided Cable Sleeve

Misc Parts

10PCS MTS-101 2-Pin SPST Touch ON/Off 6A 125V 2 Position Mini Miniature Toggle Switch

Misc Parts

25ft - 1/8 inch Flexo PET Expandable Braided Sleeving – BlackRed – Alex Tech Braided Cable Sleeve

Misc Parts

PET Expandable Braided Sleeving 1/8" Flexo Cable Sleeve Black&Blue Braided Sleeve for Braided Wire Sleeve Management Co

Misc Parts

Hobbypower Multirotor Propeller Prop Balancer Magnetic Carbon Fiber for Quadcopter FPV Drone+ 1 Hobbypower strap

Misc Parts

HIGHFINE SMA Male Plug (Pin) to RP-SMA Female (Pin) Coupling Nut Connector Adapter for Wi-Fi Antenna / Signal Booster / Repeater

Misc Parts

25ft - 1/4 inch Flexo PET Expandable Braided Sleeving – BlackRed – Alex Tech Braided Cable Sleeve

Misc Parts

SMA Male to Female Right Angle 90-Degree Adapter Gold Plated Contacts Pack of 2

Misc Parts

FrSky R9M Lite 900MHz Long Range RC Drone Transmitter Module for Taranis X-Lite and R9 Series (4 builds)

Misc Parts

AR 10 - arm set

Misc Parts

BNTECHGO 10/12/14/16/18 Gauge Silicone Wire 600V 30 Feet(3ft Black and 3ft Red:10AWG,14AWG,12AWG,16AWG and 18AWG) Flexible High

Misc Parts

6 pcs Panasonic FR Series Capacitors - 50V 1000uf Ultra Low ESR

Misc Parts

VIFLY Finder V2 Self-Powered Drone Buzzer Work Even After Quad Battery Ejection Over 100dB for Racing Drone and RC Plane (1pc Pa

Misc Parts

XT90 Connector Male Female Adapater for Battery ESC and Charger Lead for RC Car Truck Drone Quadcopter Brushless Motor FPV Batte

Misc Parts

EBL 18500 Li-ion Rechargeable Battery 3.7V 1600mAh for LED Flashlight Torch, 4 Packs
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Vlad   12 days ago  

sick build man! How does it feel compared to a 5" quad?

Zakre256   11 days ago 

smooth. super smooth and the handling isnt as "drifty" as I thought it was going to be. also very stable, I think the radix fc has alot to do with it also. I would highly recommend a 10in build!

7hatGuy   19 days ago  

Very nice!! Glad to another using the x-lite! Freaking love that thing!

bingwhip   16 days ago 

It gets hated on sometimes I see, I guess because people think it's more like a toy controller. But I love mine, and it's so much easier to pack.
This case, while not all that well made (it's 18$) is really nice for lunchbox small quad trips out.

Zakre256   19 days ago  

so I just got done the maiden flight! it flys amazing. sooo much power. so smooth. flight time was 13 min for mixed. 10 min for hard flying. flying real slow and smooth I can see easily getting 15 to 17 min.

QuadX   19 days ago  

Love it! Make sure you let us know what the flight times are...

Zakre256   19 days ago 

thank you! ecalc is saying at hover its 19 min, and it lists mixed flight at 12. so we will see.

lindarose11   28 days ago  

Great info. I love all the posts, I really enjoyed, I would like more information about this, because it is very nice., Thanks for sharing.

Zakre256   28 days ago  

I will be assembling frame tonight as well as installing the motors on the arms. I should be receiving most of my other parts tomorrow. will post more pictures and add to parts list.

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