Rekon 5”

By SD_AE86 on Sep 12, 2021

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Got around to putting together a 5” digital long range quadcopter capable of long flight times, mild freestyle flying & the ability to carry a Stripped down (naked) gopro camera.

Frame design by Dave_C FPV carbon fiber cut by @cncmadness. You can save your self about $30 dollars by having CNC madness cut the frame and printing the tpu parts yourself as they are available on thingiverse. I highly recommend their services for your cnc frame cuts, Nick & his team have excellent customer service & quality is legit!

5” Dave_C Fpv (Rekon 5) Frame
Flywoo F722 Hd AIO FC with 40A esc
Flash Hobby 2004 3150kv motors
Caddx Polar Starlight camera
Caddx Vista (w/1200mw hack) for DJI digital FPV system
Caddx vista 15mm Lhcp long antenna
TBS Crossfire nano receiver
Beitian - 220 GPS module
Beta FPV naked Gopro hero 7 black conversion
ND16 Filter
Sd_AE86 “Mud flap lady” gopro mount
Zohd LION 18650 4s 3500mah battery
HQ 5x2x3 durable T-mount propellers

Had to rotate the Flywoo F722hd aio 270 degrees as although its a 20x20 mounting pattern board, it runs into the middle stand offs. So accessing the usb port a bit of a hassleas the camera stand offs have to be removed when programming.

Made a side Xt-60 mount as to keep the battery leads out of the proppeller arc and to avoid vibrating against the naked gopro in flight.

To go with the naked gopro, designed a naked mudflap lady logo on the holder that sits at about 25 degrees and is slightly forward of the finger mount to avoid contact with the 18650 4s battery pack.

Suprisingly this thing is actually a quick cruiser, gets about 8-9minutes with a 1500 4s lipo & about 18minutes with a 4s 3500mah lion pack slow flying. Dont expect spectacular punch outs or acro with the lion Packs they sag more than a nagging housewife making tik toks.

SD_AE86 on IG for more of my other builds

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