CL1 6S first 5" build

By iareSQUiBz on Jan 19, 2020

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This is my first build and my first 5" quad. I've been flying, crashing, and repairing a 2.5" Tiny Hawk Freestyle for the last two months and decided it was time to upgrade.

Pretty straight forward build. Most of my time was spent researching and watching YouTube videos to make sure everything was correct. I wanted to take my time and keep everything as clean and tidy as possible. Building happened over two evenings. It was far less complicated then I anticipated and honestly, quite enjoyable.

I've flown ten batteries so far and it flies great. I just input my rates and left the stock PIDs. The quad is 785 grams flight weight but its not really noticeable. Average flight time has been 4-5 minutes on 1300mah 6S.
Only had one crash so far and there was zero damage. I clipped an invisible branch and landed in tall grass. Really solid


Part List


Rotor Riot CL1 5" Freestyle Frame (29 builds)

Flight Controller

RDQ Bardwell F4 3-6S 30x30 Flight Controller V2 - JBF4 AIO FC w/OSD (158 builds)


RDQ Bardwell 3-6S 32Bit 30A 30x30 4in1 ESC (42 builds)


4 x iFLIGHT XING-E 2207 2-6S FPV Motor (9 builds)


HQ Prop 5x4.3x3 V1S Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your ColorBlue (345 builds)

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Micro V4 1000TVL 16:9/4:3 NTSC/PAL CMOS FPV Camera w/ OSD PLUG VERSION - Choose Your Color & Lens (141 builds)

FPV Transmitter

Team BlackSheep TBS UNIFY PRO 5G8 HV (SMA) Video Transmitter by Team Blacksheep (587 builds)


Lumenier AXII 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (2pcs) (199 builds)


FrSky XM+ SBUS 2.4GHz Mini ReceiverDefault Title (1430 builds)


Ovonic 1300mAh 22.2V 6S 100C Lipo Battery with XT60 Plug for FPV Racing (4 builds)


FrSky Taranis QX7S 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Carbon or Blue (50 builds)


FatShark Dominator HDO 4:3 OLED Display FPV Video Goggles 960x720 for RC Drone (123 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO8 Black Action Camera (9 builds)

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (146 builds)


2 x Camera Butter Stick On Reusable Glass ND Filter for GoPro Hero 8/9 - ND4/8/16/32 (2 builds)
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