8" drone

By fpvdronefin on Jul 07, 2019

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This is my first build ever. It's not as fun to fly as a 5" freestyle drone, but it's ok. Changed the software from Betaflight 4.0.4 to iNav 2.2.

Part List

Frame

iFlight XL8 V3 8 inch Long Range FPV Freestyle Frame (5 builds)
Iflight-rc.com
$46.99

Flight Controller

Holybro Kakute F7 AIO Flight Controller (9 builds)
Getfpv.com
$49.99

ESCs

4X Holybro Tekko32 35A BLHeli_32 ESC Dshot1200 2-6S Build In Current Sensor For RC Drone FPV Racing (20 builds)
Banggood.com
$64.00

Motors

4 x Racerstar Racing Edition 2212 BR2212 980KV 2-4S Brushless Motor For 350 400 RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor
Banggood.com
$32.60

Propellers

2 x 8045 3 Leaf Blade Propeller ABS CW/CCW For Quadcopter 330 Frame Kit RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor
Banggood.com
$5.30

FPV Camera

Runcam Eagle 800TVL Global WDR 4:3 FOV140° DC 5-17V CMOS Mini FPV Camera PAL NTSC Switchable (53 builds)
Banggood.com
$44.99

FPV Transmitter

Holybro Atlatl HV V2 5.8GHz Video Transmitter (19 builds)
Getfpv.com
$34.99

Antenna

Realacc 5.8G 5dBi 50W Omni Directional Omni FPV Pagoda Antenna LHCP/RHCP SMA/RP-SMA For FPV RC Drone (48 builds)
Banggood.com
$3.66

Receiver

FrSky R9 MM SBUS Long Range 900MHz Micro Receiver (26 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.99

Batteries

Tattu R-Line Version 3.0 1800mAh 120C 4S High Voltage Lipo Battery Pack with XT60 Plug (4 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$36.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis X-Lite ACCST 2.4GHz Radio Transmitter with 18650 Battery Black Caps for RC Drone FPV Racing Muliti Rotor (5 builds)
Banggood.com
$125.99

Goggles

Eachine EV800D 5.8G 40CH Diversity FPV Goggles 5 Inch 800*480 Video Headset HD DVR Build in Battery
$89.90

HD Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera (34 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

Hardware

Beitian BN-220 GPS (7 builds)
Rotorgeeks.com
$21.59

Misc Parts

1M WS2812B 5050 RGB Changeable LED Strip Light 144 Leds Non-waterproof Individual Addressable 5V
Banggood.com
$12.89

Radio Module

Frsky R9M Lite - Radio Transmitter Module (Black) (9 builds)
Getfpv.com
$44.99

Radio Module

Original FrSky 900MHz Super 8 Antenna for R9M / R9M Lite Module FCC Version
Banggood.com
$15.99

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Pro BattGo 300W 14A Battery Balance Charger (8 builds)
Getfpv.com
$59.99

Battery Charger

ISDT PC-4860 1-8S Safe Parallel Board XT60 CNC Parallel Charging Board
Banggood.com
$35.00
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Discussion

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SpikeDiesel   Jul 14, 2019  

Hey I think I saw some 8" props by HQ ;)

kwadkenstine   Jul 08, 2019  

How is the inav working out for you.
Cool first build

fpvdronefin   Jul 08, 2019 
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Haven't tried it out yet. I build my 5" at the same time I switched the 8" drone to iNav so I have been busy with the 5".

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