SLOOP V3 (Vista Mod)

By @FregateFPV (Pablo PIRON) on Sep 10, 2020

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This is my first build, a lot of thought as gone into it since I took my time to properly decide wich parts should go together. I must say that I am really pleased with the relust. I love it! The only upgrades coming in soon are a U.FL to SMA adapter to mount a TBS Triumph pro LHCP instead of the vista stock antenna and swipe the RXSR to a crossfire nano RX with imortal T.
Even though I'm a noob I found the kwad to be really smooth and locked down just as I wanted it.

I really wanted the Sloop V3 as a base line for that build and build the rest upon it. At the time there was no vista edition for that frame and the guys at Piratframes where really nice to customise it for me with extra holes at the back. I think that their new design is better since the U.FL connector is unconfortabely close to the spacers on mine. But I love it that way (mounted directly on the bottom plate) and I even think that it improves a bit the cooling because the vista is barely stincking out the sides.

Enought talking lets get in détails on what I used for that build. Hope You can take out of it some ideas or inspiration.


Part List


Sloop V3 (Vista compatible) | piratframes (2 builds)

Flight Controller

KISS FC V2 - Flight Controller 32bit (5 builds)


KISS ESC 2-5S 25A 4in1 (40A limit) - 32bit


TBS Moteur Steele Ethix Stout V3 (6 builds)


HQProp ETHIX S5 Cinematic Props (12 builds)

FPV Camera

Caddx Vista HD System (11 builds)

FPV Transmitter

FrSky Taranis X9D Plus 2.4GHz ACCST Radio (Mode 2) (63 builds)

FPV Transmitter

FrSky Taranis X9D Plus 2.4GHz ACCST Radio (Mode 2) (63 builds)


Récepteur FrSky R-XSR (SBUS/PPM 16/8 voies) (INT-FCC) (2 builds)


Race Lipo Battery ReadyEdi 1250mAH 100C 6S “Shadows” Edition


FrSky 2.4GHz ACCST TARANIS X9D PLUS Digital Telemetry Radio System (Mode 1) (63 builds)


(PRE-ORDER) DJI Digital FPV Goggles - Ultra Low Latency 720p 120FPS Digital HD (98 builds)


M3 x 7mm Anti-Vibration Flight Controller Soft Mount Standoff 4 Pack (29 builds)

Misc Parts

Vifly Finder 2 Buzzer - Lost Drone Finder/Locater/Alarm (87 builds)

Misc Parts

Panasonic 1000uF 35V Low ESR Capacitor for ESC Noise Reduction (114 builds)

Battery Charger

ToolkitRC M8 DC 300W 15A Battery Balance Charger Discharger for 2-8S Lipo Battery (18 builds)

Soldering Iron

TS100 Portable Programmable Smart Soldering Iron (178 builds)
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chawks   15 days ago  

impressive for a first build! well done man, also, how are you fairing with dji on kiss?

@FregateFPV (Pablo PIRON)   15 days ago 

Thanks man! The Osd layout is awesome I even added GPS and RTH. Honestly the integration with DJI is on point now thanks to Alexander Fedorov, very nice job there.

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