8 inch Pikachu

By smottera on Feb 08, 2020

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This is my 8 inch Pikachu. I built this for freestyle and long range.
It has overawing power for freestyle with a thrust to weight between 11~14:1 . I've tested this build on 7035 tri-blade propellers. I chose 8045 tri-blade props instead because it hovers at a lower RPM (much more quiet), it has incredible cornering and yaw performance, it can start and stop quicker (more agile) compared to the 7 inch props.

The motors don't get too hot on the 8" props. It works fine here in West Lafayette, Indiana even during strong cold winds.
I use BetaFlight and iNav.

It has incredible agility on 4S and it is out of this world on a 6S lipo.

Setup:
RC Link: TBS Crossfire on Jumper T16
FPV setup: DJI Digital FPV Goggles
Motors: XING 2806.5 1300kv
ESC: Holybro 65A F3 Metal
GPS: Matek GPS with Compass
FC: Matek F722SE F7

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