iFlight xl7 Rock Hopper

By clkling on Apr 15, 2019

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Here we go: this is going to be my last build for a while since I have every size of quad I could ever want and more.

This is going to be a long range efficieny build for some cinematic flying. I chose the iFlight XL7 v3 for the frame to shave some costs. Ill probably upgrade it to a Project 399 Super G plus when I feel like going deadcat swept rotor design (and have the cash).

I have a Hobbywing Xrotor F4/ 45amp 4in1 stack that has been waiting since February for this build as well as a ImmersionRC Tramp VTX that has been waiting it's turn for glory.

Ill have a full build video and a series of full flights I will be posting the links to on here as well.

-I chose the Emax Eco 2306 1700 kv motors as they are cheap, and I've heard great things about them so far. Ill let you know how that goes :D
-Im using an old Runcam swift v1 for microphone (every other cam I have are micro size with no mic.)
-I grabbed the brand new TBS M7 GPs module for GPS recovery and for some peace of mind
-I'll be using Gemfan Flash 7042 and Lumineer 6x4 slow flyer props and testing best efficieny
-Links for 3d printed parts will end up on this page as well

Enjoy

Edit 1: Links for 3d Printed parts
GPS/VTX antenna mount: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2973323
xt60 cap holder: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3073649

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Alpha   Apr 25, 2019  

Any videos uploaded ? you could have choosen 6"inch frame but why 7" frame ?

clkling   May 06, 2019 
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im spinning 6" and 7" props. didnt want to be restricted to 6" only, videos soon!

Clarkr   Apr 15, 2019  
1

Hey can you post that antenna/GPS mount on thingiverse?

Thanks!

clkling   Apr 16, 2019 

didnt make it myself but the mount works very well

Clarkr   Apr 18, 2019 

Thanks!

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