220mm x5 conversion w/ mid mounted lipo

By IcarusIX on Jul 02, 2017

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So, after destroying my last iteration, I had daydreamed for many hours, designing and thinking about what to do next and this is the result of that dreamy wandering. Red High Impact Polystyrene, designed, laser cut and heat stripped to convert the Emax Nighthawk X5 into... this. (this= 220mm true x mid-mount frame) Spoiler there are two more versions to come at this moment in time...
Pics: 1: parts arrived and mock-up 2: assembly before trimming 3: bits to be trimmed 4:trimmed and heat-stripped bits, ready to fly minus some zip-ties on the escs

edit: more pics and a juicy crash pic

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