DJI FPV iFlight XL5-v4

By Jayembee67 on Oct 08, 2019

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I recently acquired the new DJI FPV System, I didn't mean to, but my hand was forced, honest. And so this is my first build, done whilst waiting for "official" Air Unit capable frames to arrive; an iFlight XL5-v4, retrofitted with a bunch of TPU bits.

It's quite a tall frame to start with, so fitting in the stack and Air Unit was tight but didn't require any modifications beyond flipping the rotor arms under the bottom plate - the build was surprisingly easy. This was helped by using the Holybro Kakute F7 HDV stack, which is truly plug and play with the DJI gear. It makes the build far too clean and easy, I'm almost embarrassed, almost...

The props are in view of course, but are down in the lower third, which is fine. And on 5S this machine flies so nicely, quick and snappy, and the DJI kit is little short of spectacular, it makes flying a whole new experience.

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edawg   8 days ago  

Nice build! Do you happen to have links to the TPU parts btw? Thank you.

Jayembee67   7 days ago 

Thank you! I was pleased with how it came together. And yes, I do, I have uploaded the relevant TPU parts to Thingiverse, you can find them here: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3914134

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