raptor EVO hybrid

By the Skonk on Feb 01, 2019

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finally after some postal issues got my 'EVO' alloy midpaltes for the raptor airframes... these things came out really nice and i got all the dimensions spot on.. the benefits of these plates is around 5g over all weight saved thanks to the shorter bolts and lack of press-nuts, a slight gain in stiffness and the new centre peg locks up the arms really solidly.. a proper one bolt system with a super quick arm change system that doesn't disturb the stack or the rest of the airframe. flying wise it has a slightly lower noise floor but other than the sexy factor it feels much the same in the air.. of course the new arms are backwards compatible with older versions of the airframe, my fleet is all using the 'mild hybrid config with 5" SX arms in front and 5" true X, really like the way they turn but it could totally be placebo effect..
lastly this was my last conversion to 6s for the racing session ahead.. no more 4s for me

video of this bad boy in action with the bleeding edge bi-directional Dshot RPM flitering code

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Part List

Frame

Raptor 210mm SX race qwad (4 builds)
Armattanproductions.com
$59.89

Flight Controller

OMNIBUS AIO F4 V6 Flight Control - 5xUARTs (5 builds)
Store.myairbot.com
$34.99

ESCs

Ori32 4in1 ESC 4x25A 2020 (68 builds)
Store.myairbot.com
$44.99

Motors

4 x T-motor F40 Pro II v2 2306 1750kv Mini Quad Motors (2 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$105.84

Propellers

T-Motor T5150 Tri Blade Propellers CW/CCW (10 Pieces) (4 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$8.56

FPV Camera

Foxeer Arrow Micro Pro 4:3 600TVL OSD 5-40v w/ 1.8m Lens (156 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$22.17

FPV Transmitter

HGLRC GTX Nano VTX (wires soldered on) (5 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$18.59

Antenna

TrueRC AXII U.FL SHORT 40mm 5.8GHZ Antenna
Phaserfpv.com.au
$19.30

Receiver

FrSky 900Mhz R9MM-FC 16CH Long Range Telemetry Receiver S.Port Enabled for RC Drone (13 builds)
Banggood.com
$22.00

Batteries

Chinahobbyline CNHL Ministar 1250mAh 6s 70c Lipo Battery
Phaserfpv.com.au
$32.91

Radio

FrSky R9M Module and R9 Mini receiver Combo
Horusrc.com
$59.90

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session Waterproof 4K Video Camera (202 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$214.14

HD Camera

RunCam Mini FPV DVR
Fpvfaster.com.au
$18.61
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Dave_C   Feb 02, 2019  

That design is amazing! Where did you get the alloy plate machined?

the Skonk   Feb 02, 2019 

i got it done with a dude in victora. im really happy as its my first machined part and my design worked perfectly

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