krunked Glide

By krunked on May 21, 2020

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FPVcycle 5inch Glide. gotta love what kabab is doing for our hobby.. so i wanted to try his frame!! what a beaut! construction is top notch and simple.... forgive the carbon dusted hands -- i chamfered this by hand. lol..

the only thing that was interesting about this build, was the need for much more d-term filtering than ive had to do on any other build..

betaflight 4.2

becuase this is a fusion gyro, it doesnt require much gyro filtering coupled with RPM filtering..
so its running ONLY LPF2 at 500, dyn lpf and lpf1 are off.
gyro_rpm_notch_q = 1000. dynamic notch is 0/250/100/350 ...
with the D-term Filter slider at 1.4...

master 1.0,
pd balance 1.7,
pd gain 0.8,
stick feel 1.7
feed forward transition 1.0,
iterm relax RP setpoint 10,
dmin gain 55,
dmin advance 100,
antigravity 5.

BF 4.2 specific settings =
set ff_spike_limit = 55
set ff_smooth_factor = 40
set ff_boost = 0
set iterm_windup = 70
set pidsum_limit = 1000
set pidsum_limit_yaw = 1000
set vbat_sag_compensation = 100
set gyro_rpm_notch_q = 600
set thrust_linear = 25
set dshot_idle_value = 650
set idle_min_rpm = 25
set rc_smoothing_derivative_type = PT1
set rc_smoothing_auto_smoothness = 20
set dyn_lpf_dterm_curve_expo = 10

here is DVR of a flight with these settings (please ignore the poor vtx reception, its broken, new vtx is on the way)


Part List


Glide - 5" Frame (12 builds)

Flight Controller

Talon F7 Fusion 20X20 Flight Controller (16 builds)


Talon Gigawatt V2 4in1 20x20 35A 6S ESC (12 builds)


4 x AMAX ET 2306 1950Kv Motor


Gemfan 51433 Tri-Blade 5" Props (2CW + 2 CCW) (8 builds)

FPV Camera

Foxeer Toothless 2 Micro 1200TVL 16:9/4:3 PAL/NSTC CMOS Switchable FoV Starlight FPV Camera w/ M12 Lens and 1/2" Sensor (1.7mm) (5 builds)

FPV Transmitter

Rush FPV Tank Mini 25-800mW 20x20 VTX - MMCX (51 builds)


Rush FPV Cherry 5.8GHz SMA Antenna 2 Pack -RED - (RHCP or LHCP) (8 builds)


TBS Crossfire Nano RX (SE) - FPV Long Range Drone Receiver (335 builds)


Talon NFG Series 1150mAh 105C 22.2V 6S Lipo Battery with XT60 Plug (3 builds)


FrSky Taranis QX7 ACCESS 2.4GHz RC Transmitter - Black or White (218 builds)


Fat Shark Dominator HD3 Core FPV Goggles (69 builds)

3D Printed

Hyperlite Glide GoPro Session Mount

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session Waterproof 4K Video Camera (267 builds)

Misc Parts

TinysLEDs RGB RaceLiteWire LEDs (1PC) (9 builds)

Misc Parts

2 x RDQ PCB Wire by Joshua Bardwell and RaceDayQuads - Choose Your Size35mm / Offset Pads (4 builds)

Video Receiver

Video Receiver Antennas

Video Receiver

VAS SkyHammer 5.8GHz SMA Receiver Antenna - RHCP or LHCP (2 builds)

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (145 builds)

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (114 builds)

Battery Charger

HOTA D6 Pro Dual Channel 325W 15A AC/DC Battery Charger w/ Wireless Cellphone Charging (16 builds)

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (170 builds)


Rotor Riot Kwad Toolset


Bundle: Cross Lock Fiber Grip Soldering Tweezers Set - 6.5" Solder Tweezers (Approx. 45-Degree Angle), 6" Solder Tweez (3 builds)


Lowepro Quad Guard BP X2 Drone Backpack, Black/Grey (14 builds)
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KISS Keychain Configurator V1.2


STRIX 6s Parallel Charging Board 2.0 JB Signature Line

Misc Supplies

MCN-UV80 Rosin-Base Soldering Flux Paste

Misc Supplies

Kester 24-6337-8800 50 Activated Rosin Cored Wire Solder Roll, 245 No-Clean, 63/37 Alloy, 0.031" Diameter (14 builds)
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DaveRips   May 22, 2020  

Nice man, I was about to build out this frame but I decided on the super g.

What is your dry weight?

krunked   May 22, 2020 


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