Angry Chihuahua 7" cruiser

By reptethetetlen on Oct 24, 2023

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Inspired by watching some cool mid-range FPV videos, I decided to build a 7" cruiser of my own. Unfortunately the frames I found on the market all seemed a bit too heavy - more suited for freestyle - but my aim was to get as much flight time as possible using a regular LiPo thus not having to use LiIon battery. I'm not used to flying with such batteries and don't have the tools and cells and experience to build one. Also the key to increased flight time is keeping the weight low. So this is why I designed my own frame under the working title Angry Chihuahua. Luckily all the work paid off, because I usually land at ~3.8V (1550 mAh 6S) after about 15 minutes of cruising with a GoPro Session 5 on top, simply because I get bored. With the analog camera (240g) on one of the pictures, flight time is rather close to 10-11 minutes.


Part List

Flight Controller

ZEEZ F7 3030 FLIGHT CONTROLLER v3 - Zeez RC (2 builds)


Foxeer Reaper F4 128K 32Bit 65A 3-8S 4in1 ESC - 30x30mm (4 builds)


BrotherHobby LPD 2806.5 Motor (2 builds)


HQProp 7X3.5X3V1S (2CW+2CCW)-Poly Carbonate (2 builds)

FPV Camera

Caddx Baby Ratel 2 1200TVL CMOS 4:3/16:9 NTSC/PAL FPV Camera (1.8mm) - Black (16 builds)

FPV Transmitter

TBS Crossfire Sixty9 (15 builds)


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Aomway 5.8GHz 4-Leaf Clover Antenna Set for TX/RX (SMA) (RHCP) w/Antenna Cover


TBS Crossfire Sixty9 (15 builds)

Misc Parts

ELKO 1000uF 35V 105°C 12.5x20 Low-ESR, Long-Life, ZLH

Misc Parts

SURE SHOT Zoom 85/Date - Canon Camera Museum
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