Glide Floss

By Ely on May 05, 2019

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This build took me a while to finish because I only had time on weekends...

(only hovered it so far)

Some info:
AUW 638g
Running 4S 1300

I choose the glide floss over some other frames because of how cheap and well constructed the frame was. And its very stiff as well, unbelievably good. Props to ma dude Bob Roogi out there.

For the FC I obviously chose the PyroF4, because its so cheap yet it had so many features I didn't need. Had a little hassle with some recalls with it as well. At the time I was ordering the FC I noticed on the Facebook group that they just released the v2.2, so immediately bought it. A few days later, there was a recall. So I sent it back and waited for it to be restocked. Eventually v2.2 got fixed and I got the good version. Some problems I had with this is it gets hot while being plugged in for a while, which I would expect from other FCs as well.

And to go with the F4, I picked the Pyro32. A plug and play, simple as that. (And it's cheap).

And somehow, I bought the F60s when they were cheap and and discounted. I actually regret doing that, I should have bought the Hyperlite 2207.5s.

Bought like 6 packs of HQ 5.1x4.1x3. Maybe I'll regret that later because Gemfan released a 5146.6, which I am dying to try.

For both the Predator v3 and the Lollipop. I WISHED I COULD HAVE WAITED LONGER. There's now a Lollipop v3 and a Predator v4. Hate myself for being that type of person.

Chose the Rush VTX because 800mw at that price is absolutely incredible.

And also took the jump at Crossfire, cuz that's what everyone is running nowdays.

Thanks to Brain3D for the high quality prints and extra goodies as well.

This build will sit on my shelf until I have time...

Photos

Part List

Frame

Hyperlite GLIDE 5 Inch Freestyle Frame (61 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$49.99

Flight Controller

HyperLite F4 OSD V2 F4 Flight Controller with VTX Pit Mode (16 builds)
Getfpv.com
$32.99

ESCs

PYRO32F3-45Amp 4in1 F3 32bit BLHELI ESC 4x45A (10 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$49.99

Motors

4 x TMotor F60 PRO II - 2500KV (12 builds)
Getfpv.com
$99.60

Propellers

6 x HQ Prop 5.1x4.1x3 POPO Compatible Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your ColorGrey (9 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$21.54

Propellers

6 x Gemfan 51466x3 Hurricane Durable (4pcs) MCK (71 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.74

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Micro V3 1000TVL 1.8mm FPV Camera (21 builds)
Getfpv.com
$36.99

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Micro V4 1000TVL 16:9/4:3 NTSC/PAL CMOS FPV Camera w/ OSD PLUG VERSION - Choose Your Color & Lens (149 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$23.09

FPV Transmitter

RUSHFPV RUSH TANK PLUS VTX 5.8G Smart Audio 0-25-200-500-800mW built in AGC Mic (10 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$37.99

Antenna

Foxeer Lollipop V2 5.8GHz SMA Antenna 2 Pack - RHCP - Choose Your Color (76 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.90

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx FPV Long Range Drone Receiver (1491 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$24.95

Batteries

4 x XILO 1500mAh 4s 100c Lipo Battery (6 builds)
Getfpv.com
$107.96

Batteries

4 x RDQ Series 14.8V 4S 1300mAh 100C LiPo Battery - XT60 (88 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$81.96

Radio

FrSky Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Transmitter (White) (263 builds)
Getfpv.com
$107.99

Goggles

FatShark Attitude V5 OLED FPV Goggles w/ Diversity Receiver (33 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$299.00

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session Waterproof 4K Video Camera (303 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$209.93

Misc Parts

PyroDrone Sun Butter ND16 Filter 2 pcs.
Pyrodrone.com
$9.99

Misc Parts

FPVCycle Glide Antenna Mounts (2 builds)
Brain3d.co
$7.00

Misc Parts

Glass ND Filters - ND8 (2 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$4.95

Misc Parts

Hyperlite Glide Session Mount
Brain3d.co
$15.00

Misc Parts

Panasonic 1000uF 35V (FC-Series) Low-ESR Capacitor for ESC Noise Reduction (120 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$1.55

Misc Parts

Ummagrip Universal Sticky Battery Pad (175 builds)
Getfpv.com
See Site

Video Receiver

FuriousFPV True-D V3.8 Diversity Receiver System - Clarity Redefined (17 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$55.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (154 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (62 builds)
Banggood.com
$59.99

Tools

Pyrodrone Tool Kit 9 Pcs. (23 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.99
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Discussion

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BaTTaN   Mar 20, 2021  

Nice ripper Ely! I first thought this was a micro. I cant explain why exactly just something with the pictures makes it look smaller than I know it really is. lol I feel tricked!

CiggyTardust   Aug 27, 2019  

Why don't you like RDQ? They've always treated me right.

Ely   Aug 27, 2019 

sure, i don't have any problems with them. its that pyrodrone is so much better. they carry so much more products that are better than rdq, with the only excpetion that rdq have better lipos

LWP_Quad   Jul 17, 2019  

I love the Hyperlite 2207.5s and the 5146.6s. You need to try the props especially. They are fire af.

Ely   Jul 17, 2019 

I actually have switched from the HQ 5.1x4.1x3 to the Gemfans 5146666666666 a month ago. Would swap my T-Motors for the Hyperlites 10/10

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