Yema 5" Orange Thunder

By indus49 on Oct 02, 2021

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The T-Motor Yema frame that GetFPV included with their FPV Crate in 2020 probably did not get the love they were expecting. The frame is, near as I can tell, only sold by GetFPV. I've never seen it on T-Motor's own website. And it's a shame, because it's a pretty great frame.

The frame itself is beefy, with independent locking arms and a sandwich style midplate. Very sturdy. The canopy was the problem. It was extremely small, so this quad was originally made for very tight builds. Forget about squeezing anything DJI in there, it barely has room for a 20x20 stack and a nano camera.

I tried to make it work with the original canopy, but it wasn't happening. So I modified a decent canopy I found on thingiverse to fit the Yema frame, and provide a place in the back to hold a lollipop tightly inside. It turned out much better than I had expected!

The canopy now is 50% infill TPU, tough and takes a beating. I fit a more modest 19mm camera in it now. And there's space for my R-XSR, beeper and vtx with a full 30x30 stack and a few caps. All in all, this is very fun to fly.

Part List


T-Motor YEMA True X 5" Frame (4 builds)

Flight Controller

FPV Drone Flight Controller for - Drone FCs (62 builds)


4 x iFlight XING-E Pro 2207 1800KV 3-6S / 2450KV 2750KV 2-4S Bürstenloser Motor für RC-Drohnen-FPV-Rennen (5 builds)


DAL 5x4.5 - 3 Blade, Black Cyclone Propeller - T5045C (Set of 4) (216 builds)

FPV Camera

Caddx Ratel Starlight 1200TVL HDR Low-Light Micro FPV Camera (114 builds)

FPV Transmitter

Flywoo GOKU HM600 VTX 5.8GHz 37CH 25/50/100/200/600mW Switchable NTSC/PAL FPV Transmitter Support Pitmode Betaflight OSD IRC (4 builds)


2pcs Foxeer 5.8G Lollipop 3 2.5DBi Omni FPV Antenna RHCP SMA/RP-SMA for RC Drone Airplane (29 builds)


FrSky R-XSR 2.4GHz Micro ReceiverDefault Title (936 builds)


CNHL BLACK SERIES 1500mAh 14.8V 4S 100C Lipo Battery XT60 Plug for RC Drone FPV Racing (26 builds)

3D Printed

T-Motor Yema Canopy by johnsag49
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Battery Charger

ISDT Q8 500W 20A 1-8S DC Smart Charger (14 builds)

Soldering Iron

Hakko FX888D-23BY, 599B-02 Soldering Station with 599B Tip Cleaner, Blue/Gold (25 builds)
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Mini All-In-One Hex Driver Tool (3 builds)


RDQ FPV Backpack - Choose Your Version (8 builds)


VIFLY ShortSaver V2 Smart Smoke Stopper Electronic Fuse to Detect and Prevent Short-Circuit and Overload, Power Switch for Recei (13 builds)

Misc Supplies

Kester 24-6337-8800 50 Activated Rosin Cored Wire Solder Roll, 245 No-Clean, 63/37 Alloy, 0.031" Diameter (7 builds)
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