YKS Aircrafts Rabbit X8

By yksaircrafts on Apr 13, 2017

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This build was really challenging to do, because I wanted to keep it the most clean and compact as possible, staying under the 500g bar and... I succeed !
The PIDs will may be difficult to tune but it's a real little adventure :D


Part List

Flight Controller

RaceFlight Revolt F4 V2 Flight Controller


2 x Airbot Multicopter (3 builds)


8 x T-Motor F40 II 2305 2400KV


2 x DALPROP T5046C Cyclone (2 CW 2 CCW) (394 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam EagleRunCam Eagle

FPV Transmitter

Immersion Tramp HV Video transmitter V2 (140 builds)


TBS Triumph 5.8 GHz Antenna - SMA (543 builds)


Flysky X6B 2.4G 6CH i-BUS PPM PWM Receiver for AFHDS i10 i6s i6 i6x i4x Transmitter (186 builds)


2 x Turnigy Bolt 1300mAh 6S 22.8V 65~130C High Voltage Lipoly Pack (LiHV) (3 builds)
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Quadlite   Jun 25, 2018  

Killer setup. I'd love to see this done with 8 1407's. itd weigh a similar weight as 4 larger motors but might spin faster, plus their lower torque would be counteracted because there would be 2 motors per arm to handle divide strain between. It wouldnt have the same lifting capacity but it might be fast, who knows. It could just be an aweful idea, but itd be interesting to try it out on the off chance it works perfectly. There are 1407's that can put out 1000grams with 5 inch props and they only weigh about 15grams a piece. Just a thought! love your build btw! ive always wanted to build an x8.

mwm8X8   Mar 26, 2018  

Hi mate, how can we get 8 esc signals out of a single fc? Thanks for sharing!

Oeliboeb   Apr 14, 2017  

Omg. How much thrust does that thing have?!

yksaircrafts   Apr 14, 2017 

More than 10 kilos on dual 5s :D :D

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