Rekon 5 (5" cruiser/freestyle)

By dispi on Oct 07, 2021

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It flies nice in freestyle but if you touchdown, you will replace parts of the frame ...
Get light props for easier tuning.

Can fly 6S freestyle or 30min+ on LiOn 4S ~3000-4000mah.


Part List


RekonFPV Rekon5 5 Inch Long Range Frame Kit (2 builds)

Flight Controller

Diatone MAMBA F722 Mini MK3/F40 Mini Pro BLHELI-32 6S Flight Controller Stack 20*20mm (6 builds)


4 x T-Motor F2203.5 FPV Race 20g Brushless Motor 1500kv (2 builds)


T-Motor T5143s Ultralight Propeller Clear Gray

FPV Camera

Caddx Polar Micro Digital FPV Vista Camera Kit - Coffee (10 builds)


Caddx Vista 150mm Antenne (2 builds)


AuLine VTC6 3000mAh 4S 14.8V 30A XT60 18650 Li-Ion Battery (2 builds)


CNHL Black Series 1300MAH 22.2V 6S 100C Lipo Battery - XT60 (56 builds)


DJI Digital FPV 5.8GHz 7ms Ultra Low Latency Remote Controller Transmitter for RC Drone (53 builds)


DJI Digital HD FPV Goggles (106 builds)


iFlight Crystal HD Patch 5.8GHz RP-SMA Antenna for DJI - LHCP - Choose Your Design (4 builds)

3D Printed

Rekon FPV 5/6 Lower Deck/Frame by darken
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3D Printed

"Discovery" 4" long-range frame by eyefly
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3D Printed

Rekon 5 Vifly Finder 2 Case by Nenco (2 builds)
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3D Printed

12mm motor skids for fpv quad, multiple options by Redeque (2 builds)
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Misc Parts

ViFly Finder 2 Buzzer - Lost Drone Finder/Locater/Alarm (141 builds)

Misc Parts

Smallest Mini Dual GLONASS+GPS BN-180 Micro Double GPS Antenna Module UART TTL For CC3D F3 RC Drone Airplane (36 builds)

Misc Parts

2 x 2812 LED STRIP, 2812-8Slim – Matek Systems (6 builds)
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Amazon Basics Backpack for SLR Cameras and Accessories-Black


ISDT BG-8S Smart Battery Checker (4 builds)
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Junnicutt   9 days ago  

which parts were breaking so easily? any benefit or reason for e switch from the original style camera mount to the more rounded type one?

dispi   9 days ago 

which parts were breaking so easily?

The front brace on which the camera mount sits. It's only a ~1mm plate. I replaced it with a ~2mm 3D printed part now, seems ok, have not crashed again yet.

any benefit or reason for e switch from the original style camera mount to the more rounded type one?

The different mount helped a bit with vibrations in the video feed I had, and the props are no longer in view. And I didn't want/needed the GoPro mount option.

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