Babyhawk II HD 6s

By ExplodingEvo on Aug 10, 2021

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Ever since I built my first 2Fiddy I became obsessed with 6s small quads. I wanted to have light weight quiet builds but leverage some brand new HGLRC 300mah 6s and the GNB 380mah 6s Lipos available. I've been working with @Sub250gFPV on IG to try out his frames and picked up this Babyhawk on a whim. So glad I did. I want to replace the VTX antenna, but other than that, it's been awesome. The recessed flight controller area with a plastic sheild underneath is genius.

I lowered the deck on the build to 20mm. The tricky part was finding standoffs that'd fit. I ended up with a plastic washer, nut to space the naked vista from the top plate. then a 16mm screw runs from top to bottom with I think a 5mm plastic standoff separating the 2 vista boards and an 8mm plastic standoff at the bottom. 8mm screws run up through the bottom plate into the standoffs. To remove the top plate I remove the 3 front top screws (2 front 2 middle front standoffs) and the 2 bottom rear screws. I'm using some semi-generic camera mount 3d prints.

This is flown mostly with the 2Fiddy GNB 6s 380mahs, but it gets a good 4-5 minutes of flight time with the Krato 300mah 6s lipos. with a 550mah 6s Betafpv pack it hit 10 1/2 minutes and could have hit 11 minutes if I didn't get bored and start ripping towards the end (235g AUW). With a 450mah 6s and the insta360 go 2 it's 244.5g.

I've been swapping cams between the nebula pro and the polar nebula starlight vista... whatever the hell it's called. I need a tune badly. Whenever I drop throttle it dips really hard kinda like when you have a failsafe almost. Haven't had time to mess with it because the 2Fiddy distracted me.



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toni903   Apr 25, 2022  

Why did you lower the top plate.

ExplodingEvo   Apr 27, 2022 

shorter standoffs less weight, plus made the naked vista fit easier.

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