Flying Fish Digital FPV v2

By Explodingevo_ on Dec 21, 2023

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I lost access to my original account so I'm migrating my builds here. I can't log in via Twitter anymore. Stupid Twitter.
Update: I got the AUW down to sub250g with an 850mah 3s HV pack from Racedayquads AUW with 1100mah is 264-269g I cleaned up the wiring and have some velcro to secure the 850/1100 packs in place for CG.
I just love tiny quads but I also love tiny planes. I saw a review of this and immediately bought it. It arrived in a week and after a few flights of the drift and aeroscout I figured I'm an expert, right? WRONG! LOL I crashed this right away in manual mode because im dumb. But it's ready to fly! I have a Matek F411-Wse which is tiny! A new firmware gives it 3 full UARTS so you can use DJI and a GPS and receiver. Maiden flight I was cruising with a hawk that fortunately didn't attack. And only crashed once! This thing is pretty tough and I've reinforced the nose. I have the vista in with double sided high temp tape and it's upside down. The hot board is the bottom one. I had a heatsink on the Vista but I took it off for now, but I might bring it back but it adds 6g. If I do bring back the heatsink, I'll remove the caddx bottom metal piece. I cut the foam for the top piece and am currently holding it on with a couple pieces of tape. It covers the wires for the vista and GPS. If anyone knows where to get a super light micro USB extension that'd be great, or if I can get to inav via the receiver that'd also be awesome. I found some USB male/female plugs and they're 5 pin so I might wire up my own "extension" and shove the USB port through the side or something so I can plug in to the FC.

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Part List

Frame

Eachine Flying Fish W650 650mm Wingspan Sub-250 Grams Dual-Engine Mini Wing EPP RC Glider FPV RC Airplane PNP/FPV PNP (3 builds)
Banggood.com
$129.99

Flight Controller

Buy Drone Parts, Racing Quadcopters For | Race Day Quads
Racedayquads.com
$89.99

FPV Transmitter

Caddx Nebula Pro Nano Vista Kit w/ 8cm CableDefault Title (10 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$164.99

Receiver

Happymodel ExpressLRS Nano 2.4GHz EP2 RX
Getfpv.com
$16.99

Batteries

Gaoneng GNB 1100mAh 3S 11.4V 60C/120C Lipo Battery XT30 (4 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$13.99

Radio

RadioMaster TX16S MKII MAX AG01 Pyrodrone Edition - Carbon Face Plate, Pyro AG01 Gimbals, Blue/Orange CNC parts, Black Leather G (3 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$389.99

Radio

TBS Tango 2 Pro Crossfire Remote Transmitter Tx (V3 PCB Inside) - Tango II (104 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$199.95

Goggles

FPV Drone Parts for – FPV Quad Drone Shop – Drone Racing Store (130 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$99.99

Goggles

DJI Goggles 2 - Ultra Low Latency 1080p/100FPS 4K/60FPS Digital HD FPV (20 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$449.00

HD Camera

GoPro HERO8 Black - Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 1080p Live Streaming Stabilization (37 builds)
Amazon.com
$2.00

Misc Parts

Shop Flywoo: Your Go-To for High-Quality Drones & Accessories
Flywoo.net
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Misc Parts

Caddx Vista Coaxial Cable - 20cm (3 builds)
Getfpv.com
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Radio Module

Axisflying ELRS Micro TX Module Thor TX PRO 10-1000mW - 2.4GHz
Pyrodrone.com
$84.90

Radio Module

Jumper Aion ELRS 2.4G TX Nano Module Compatible with Jumper T-Pro Remote Control for RC Airplane FPV Drone
Amazon.com
$31.99

Battery Charger

ISDT Air8 Lipo Battery Charger, Balance Charger Discharger 20A 500W DC 1-8S LCD Display Digital Smart Battery Balance Charger Li
Amazon.com
$59.90
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