Karearea Talon V2 (Prototype)

By Suteki on Jun 30, 2020

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This is the final pre-release prototype of the Talon V2 which is now available.

The frame consists of injection mould plastic developed for aerodynamic efficiency in forward flight while maintaining lateral grip while cornering. Injection mould plastics were chosen for this frame so that the design could be as streamline as possible using an aerofoil shape to minimise drag while increasing durability.

For the final version the mould was polished to give a better finish and decrease frictional drag.

Frame was tested with production version pod / canopy as well as the 3D printed pod I have traditionally run as my own preference of situating the camera lower and more directly in line with roll center.

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Part List

Frame

RD-075 TALON V2 SVX 210 (5inch Props) | kareareadrone (2 builds)
Kareareadrone.com
$58.00

Flight Controller

Matek F411 Mini F4 20x20 Flight Controller w/ OSD, BEC (3 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$25.99

ESCs

Spedix IS40 4 IN 1 Mini ESC BLHELI-S (3 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$40.00

Motors

1PC / 6 COLORS/ TOA 2207 MOTOR | kareareadrone (3 builds)
Kareareadrone.com
$28.00

FPV Camera

RunCam Racer 3 (7 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$37.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro Nano 5G8 (93 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$19.95

Receiver

FrSky XM+ SBUS 2.4GHz Mini ReceiverDefault Title (1409 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$12.99
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WizzX   7 days ago  

sorry for 3 posts, slow connection :)

Suteki   7 days ago 

All good mate and yeh, it's a well thought out design

WizzX   7 days ago  

I really like how aerodynamic are those arms, there must be so little lost of motor power on them.

Nabla   9 days ago  

What is the dry weight?

Suteki   9 days ago 

you know I never really bothered to weigh it because it never factors that greatly for me, but finish weight is 330g with Spitfire props in this config.

its by no means a light weight but its not super ridiculous. My Talon PR weighs about 10g less but feels heavier.

thegreen4me   10 days ago  

very expensive for a plastic frame. $60 for an oversized whoop frame basically.

Suteki   10 days ago 

Over sized whoop frame?

Nabla   9 days ago 

Seriously you think this is expensive? - Considering everything that goes in to producing a mold this large, ~$60 is cheap.

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