AR10 Endurance

By Zakre256 on Feb 02, 2019

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AUW= 1350g
I am 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.

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Part List

Frame

AR10
Shop.almondracing.com
$123.00

Flight Controller

radix fc - brainfpv (49 builds)
Brainfpv.com
$54.99

ESCs

T-Motor F55A Pro 55A 3-6s BLHeli32 4-in-1 ESC (10 builds)
Getfpv.com
$74.99

Motors

4 x Avenger 2812 Motor (CW)
Brotherhobbystore.com
$131.96

Propellers

12 x MR Series - 10x4.5 Prop Set x2 Black (3 builds)
Masterairscrew.com
$69.00

Propellers

4 x Genuine Gemfan 1045 (10x4.5) Propellers by RAYCorp. 8 Pieces(4CW, 4CCW) Black - Glass Fiber Nylon 10-inch Quadcopters & Mult
Amazon.com
$55.96

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Mini V3 1000TVL 1.8mm FPV Camera (7 builds)
Getfpv.com
$41.99

FPV Transmitter

AKK FX2-Dominator
Akktek.com
$36.99

Antenna

Team BlackSheep TBS TRIUMPH 5.8GHz Antenna SMA (RHCP 2PCS) (486 builds)
Amazon.com
$35.00

Antenna

2 x FrSky 900MHz Ipex4 Dipole T Antenna for R9 Mini \/ R9 MM Receiver (3 builds)
Horusrc.com
$5.98

Receiver

FrSky R9 Slim+ 915MHz Long Range Receiver w/ 2pcs Dipole T Antennas (15 builds)
Getfpv.com
$28.99

Batteries

2 x Turnigy Nano-Tech Plus 3000mAh 6S 70C Lipo Pack w/XT90 (2 builds)
Hobbyking.com
$130.92

Radio

FrSky X-Lite 2.4GHz RC Transmitter w/ 18650 Battery Caps (50 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$121.99

Goggles

FatShark Attitude V3 Headset (3 builds)
Shop.makerfire.com
$289.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO3: Black Edition (3 builds)
Amazon.com
$499.99

Misc Parts

TOOHUI 2 Pack XT90 Connector Plug, 4mm Banana Plugs Battery Charge Lead Adapter Cable, Charging Cable with Banana Plugs, Battery
Amazon.com
$9.99

Misc Parts

25ft - 1/2 inch Flexo PET Expandable Braided Sleeving – BlackRed – Alex Tech Braided Cable Sleeve
Amazon.com
$8.89

Misc Parts

Hobbypower Multirotor Propeller Prop Balancer Magnetic Carbon Fiber for Quadcopter FPV Drone+ 1 Hobbypower strap
Amazon.com
$7.99

Misc Parts

10PCS MTS-101 2-Pin SPST Touch ON/Off 6A 125V 2 Position Mini Miniature Toggle Switch
Amazon.com
$7.99

Misc Parts

25ft - 1/8 inch Flexo PET Expandable Braided Sleeving – BlackRed – Alex Tech Braided Cable Sleeve
Amazon.com
$7.98

Misc Parts

Braided PET Expandable Cable Sleeving 1/8''Cord Protector 25FT Flexo Wire Loom Tubing for Power Cord Audio Video Cable Wire Slee
Amazon.com
$7.79

Misc Parts

25ft - 1/4 inch Flexo PET Expandable Braided Sleeving – BlackRed – Alex Tech Braided Cable Sleeve
Amazon.com
$7.49

Misc Parts

HIGHFINE SMA Male Plug (Pin) to RP-SMA Female (Pin) Coupling Nut Connector Adapter for Wi-Fi Antenna / Signal Booster / Repeater (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$7.30

Misc Parts

SMA Male to Female Right Angle 90-Degree Adapter Gold Plated Contacts Pack of 2
Amazon.com
$5.39

Misc Parts

6 pcs Panasonic FR Series Capacitors - 50V 1000uf Ultra Low ESR
Amazon.com
$22.10

Misc Parts

AR 10 - arm set ( top and low arm )
Shop.almondracing.com
$19.85

Misc Parts

BNTECHGO 10/12/14/16/18 Gauge Silicone Wire 600V 30 feet(3ft Black and 3ft Red:10 AWG,14 AWG,12 AWG,16AWG and 18 AWG) Flexible H
Amazon.com
$18.98

Misc Parts

VIFLY Finder V2 FPV Drone Buzzer with Battery Lost Drone Alarm Even Drone Battery Ejected Compatible with Racing Drone and RC Pl
Amazon.com
$14.99

Misc Parts

XT90 Connector Male Female Adapater for Battery ESC and Charger Lead for RC Car Truck Drone Quadcopter Brushless Motor FPV Batte
Amazon.com
$12.99

Misc Parts

EBL 18500 Li-ion Rechargeable Battery 3.7V 1600mAh for LED Flashlight Torch, 4 Packs
Amazon.com
$12.99

Video Receiver

TBS Triumph 5.8GHz CP FPV Antenna Set (RP-SMA) (59 builds)
Getfpv.com
$39.99

Video Receiver

TrueRC MX-Air 5.8GHz SMA Receiver Antenna - RCHP or LHCP (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$34.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (30 builds)
Getfpv.com
$159.99

Radio Module

Frsky R9M Lite - Radio Transmitter Module (Black) (4 builds)
Getfpv.com
$44.99

Battery Charger

Tenergy TT6080AC 80W AC/DC Balance Charger with Touch Screen LCD for NiMH/NiCd/LiPo/Li-ion/LiFePO4
Tenergy.com
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Soldering Iron

Weller WLC100 40-Watt Soldering Station (4 builds)
Amazon.com
$39.95

Soldering Iron

Weller 9400PKS 120V Dual Heat 140/100W Universal Soldering Gun Kit with 6 Second Heat Up Time and LED Lighting (2 builds)
Amazon.com
$39.00
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Discussion

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Vlad   Feb 10, 2019  

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

Zakre256   Feb 11, 2019 
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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   Feb 03, 2019  

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

bingwhip   Feb 06, 2019 

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.
https://www.banggood.com/Realacc-X-lite-Transmitter-Edition-RC-FPV-Racing-Drone-Shoulder-Bag-Handbag-for-FrSky-X-lite-p-1331474.html?akmClientCountry=America
This case, while not all that well made (it's 18$) is really nice for lunchbox small quad trips out.

Zakre256   Feb 03, 2019  
1

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   Feb 03, 2019  

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

Zakre256   Feb 03, 2019 

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

Zakre256   Jan 25, 2019  

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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