By wiigelec on Feb 08, 2020

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5" racer below 250g AUW to be exempt from upcoming FAA RID rules


Pretty touchy on the throttle for basement hovering and unfortunately weather wise won’t be outdoor flying for a couple more months. Also have some Luminier 5x4.5 bi-blades on the way...

Design Specs

Purpose: FAA exempt race/freestyle
Prop: 5”
Frame: 50g max
Battery: 4s 100g max
Motors: 60g max 15g/motor
AUW: 250g
T/W class: 12x
Total thrust: 3000g
Max power: 1360 W
Max motor thrust: 750g
75% power: 1020 W
Battery amps: 69
Esc amps: 17



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sal.mars44K.C.   12 days ago  

nice build kinda like the rat quad i am making from spare parts, i was going to ask whats the faa rule that you are speaking of?
I also want to let you know about the new site quad exchange.com its about to be ligit so thats going to be a awesome source to use. i think it might be called fpvexchange.com , one or the other.

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Cleaner   11 hours ago 

Check out myFPV.io ;)

wiigelec   10 hours ago 

ok what exactly should i be looking for?

Cleaner   10 hours ago 

Just replying to Sal, really - He suggested looking at that site when it goes live. I thought he was adding that to a conversation about finding parts for this build! Just realizing now he was just shouting out that site.

NautilusFPV   11 days ago  

I am curious as to what your flight time is looking like on this? Seems like it would be awesome for racing...

wiigelec   11 days ago 

thanks for the comment! unfortunately winter around here lasts a lot longer than most places so won't be able to do any serious outdoor flying for a few weeks yet...

Tyrdle   11 days ago  

i recommend trying TMotor 5143 props on this. There are also the ethix s3 which are quite light.

wiigelec   11 days ago 

thanks for the comment! i have some s3s have to check out the tmotors...

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