FR8 - LR Cruiser

By Jeffmhopkins on Nov 04, 2019

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Flying the FR7 open source frame with custom 8" arms. Carbon was cut at CNC Madness.

Flying some big ol 2514 motors.


Part List


FR7 v4.x Frame Cut Files by stynkebutt (7 builds)
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FR8 - Arm Cut Files by jeffmhopkins
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FR7 - Alternate Rear Plate by jeffmhopkins
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Flight Controller

T-Motor F7 30x30 Flight Controller (3 builds)


T-Motor F55A Pro II 32Bit 55A 3-6S 30x30 4in1 ESC (62 builds)


4 x Racerstar AirB 2514 1498KV 4-8S Brushless Motor For Long Range FPV Drone Match With 3-8" Props (2 builds)


HQProp 7x4x3 DP Propeller (Set of 4) (6 builds)


HQ Prop MacroQuad 8x4.5x3 Tri-Blade 8" Carbon Reinforced Prop - CCW (2 builds)

FPV Camera

Foxeer Falkor MINI 1200TVL Mini Camera 16:9-4:3 PAL-NTSC Switchable GWDR (Choose Lens and Color)

FPV Transmitter

FXT ARES 30x30 25-1000mW 5.8GHz VTX - MMCX - Choose Your Color (8 builds)


Menace RC Pagoda 'Raptor' Antenna (RHCP) (3 builds)


FrSky R9 Slim+ OTA 900MHz Mini Receiver - ACCESS (34 builds)


Pyrodrone Graphene 3300MAH 6S 22.2V 75C (11 builds)


RDQ Series 18.5V 5S 2200mAh 80C Long Range LiPo Battery - XT60 (27 builds)


FrSky 2.4G ACCST Taranis Q X7 16 Channels Transmitter Remote Controller Black for RC Drone (263 builds)


FXT VIPER V2 5.8GHz Diversity FPV Goggles w/ DVR (13 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (302 builds)

HD Camera

Runcam 5 - 4K Action Camera - Choose Color (21 builds)

Misc Parts

TBS M8 GPS Glonass (4 builds)

Radio Module

FrSky R9M Transmitter Module (69 builds)

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (62 builds)

Soldering Iron

Weller WESD51 Digital Soldering Station (3 builds)


RDQ 9 Piece Drone Racing Tool Kit (8 builds)


TrueRC X2-Air 5.8GHz SMA Receiver Antenna - Choose Your Polarization


MenaceRC 5.8GHz SMA VTX & Receiver Antenna Pack - RHCP (3 builds)


TrueRC True-MoX 915 915MHz RC Antenna for R9 - RP-SMA (2 builds)
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TrashPanda   Dec 05, 2019  

Any word on flight time and range that you get out of this?

Jeffmhopkins   Mar 24, 2020 

Added a video showing typical pack performance

jondraper   Jan 11, 2024 

For whatever it's worth, you uploaded a video that is sped up a considerable amount with no information on the screen. No way to know how far, how long, how fast, or anything at all. It's just a sped up video.

apexfpv   Nov 04, 2019  

What are your flight times?

Jeffmhopkins   Nov 04, 2019 

i still have yet to do some real flights with it, ill let you know!!

apexfpv   Nov 04, 2019 

It's a super sick build. Please let me know when you do! Great job with it.

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