Source One + FlightOne = Amazing!

By maplechill on Jan 24, 2020

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After selling off my last Source One build I decided to build another but this time using FlightOne firmware. I really liked the way this frame flew but BF wasn't quite doing it for me. It turned out to be one of the best flying quads I've ever made! Flies so locked in with zero propwash that I reach for this one first when I go to fly.

The way I mount and secure the stack is a little out of the ordinary but works great. I use gummies in the esc and fc with 3mm o-ring in between. Instead of a nut to hold things down, I use a 2mm o-ring stretched over the bolt. With the way the small o-ring needs to roll to come off the bolt and how the gummies grip the o-ring and prevent it from rolling, you can actually hold up the quad by the fc and shake it and the fc will not come off. This gives a great way to secure the fc without too much pressure on any corner which can cause nasty flight performance issues with a FlightOne fc.

The other special sauce in this build is it's motors. They are OG T-Motor F40 Pro's, 2600kv, WITH PANTS! So smooth with a nice high top end. They are especially difficult to find now but oh so nice. I don't recommend actually trying to hunt any down because it will likely drive you crazy, but if you find a set don't hesitate. Snap them up immediately,... before I do! ;p

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