QAV-R 2 Freestyle Build

By plibt on Jul 17, 2019

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My first two builds (TBS Source One and Marmotte) were super sloppy so when I received a QAV-R 2 frame in the July FPVcrate, I wanted to make a really clean mid-range freestyle build with relatively inexpensive parts.

Edit: Here's some flight footage.
The tune definitely needs some work, as does my flying. Swapped out the Ratel for a Micro Eagle. I'm really liking the motors though.


Part List


Lumenier QAV-R 2 Freestyle Quadcopter Frame (6 builds)

Flight Controller

Diatone Mamba Power Tower Mk2 (F405 Mk2 FC & F40 Mk2 ESC) 30x30 Stack/ComboDefault Title (55 builds)


4 x IFLIGHT XING X2207 2-6S FPV NEXTGEN MOTOR (14 builds)


Gemfan Hurricane 51466 Durable Tri-Blade 5" Prop (Set of 4 - CLEAR) (14 builds)

FPV Camera

Caddx Ratel Starlight HDR 1200TVL Micro FPV Camera - Choose Your Color & LensRed / 2.1mm (30 builds)

FPV Transmitter

RDQ Mach 3 Video Transmitter 25-1000mW VTX 2-6S - U.FL or MMCX (77 builds)


Foxeer Lollipop 2 Stubby 5.8GHz 2.5Dbi RHCP/LHCP FPV Antenna SMA 2pcs for FPV RC Drone (4 builds)


FrSky 900Mhz R9MM-FC 16CH Long Range Telemetry Receiver S.Port Enabled for RC Drone (27 builds)


Talon NFG Series 1550mAh 105C 14.8V 4S Lipo Battery |


FrSky Taranis QX7 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Black or WhiteBlack / No (165 builds)


Fat Shark Dominator HDO FPV Goggles (67 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session Waterproof 4K Video Camera

Misc Parts

Glass ND filter for GoPro Session 4/5 V2

Misc Parts

PARACORD PLANET 1/4 Inch para-Max Paracord 1200 lb Tensile Strength (Gold, 10 Feet) (5 builds)

Misc Parts

Nomojel Universal Sticky Camera Pad (3 builds)

Misc Parts

Matek Lost Model Beeper & FPV FC 5V Loud Buzzer (8 builds)

Misc Parts

Lumenier QAV-R 2 Accessory Kit (2 builds)

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (79 builds)

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (49 builds)

Battery Charger

iSDT D2 Smart Balance Charger (8 builds)


FuriousFPV 18650 Smart Power Case V2 FPV-0384V2-S (3 builds)
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