Five33 Switchback Zero

By jeffcd on Apr 06, 2022

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This is my first race build.
It's a Five33 Switchback Zero, which is designed to fit an HDZero Micro cam and a race VTX.
I'm building it with analog components, but I decided on this frame so I'd have the flexibility to easily convert to HDZero in the future.
It adds a bit of weight vs. the Switchback Pro frame, but as a rookie racer this doesn't concern me.

One thing to note, that I wasn't prepared for is that regular battery straps don't fit.
The battery strap slot is very tight, so you'll either have to buy Five33 straps or thin straps.
I used a DefianceRC strap that I had on hand, but I had to use an Xacto knife to cut a couple of mm off on each side down the whole length of the strap.

I'm only had it out for one maiden so far, but of course it flies amazing.



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