iFlight DC5 (Flowride transplant)

By cjdavies on Feb 16, 2020

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I always found the Flowride a bit short (it couldn't really handle anything larger than a 1300mAh 4S) so when I came across the DC5 I figured I'd buy one & transplant the components from one of my two Flowride builds. The DC5 is 'designed for the DJI air unit', but if you look closely at the photos on the iFlight website you can see that there's actually just a second regular 20x20/30.5x30.5 stack in the rear where they want you to put the DJI air unit via the included TPU pieces, even though they don't mention this anywhere in the literature.

I'm really liking the frame so far - all the edges are beautifully rounded & there's plenty of space for even a 2200mAh 4S behind the GoPro. It comes in a full 40g heavier than the exact same components on the Flowride, but eh - I've never been one to build light!

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