Squiddy: FlexRC Ascent 4" with Ascent 808 Bodykit

By ACROBORG on Oct 13, 2017

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This is a prototype from Flex RC intended to test the performance and durability of the original 2" Ascent with a baseplate redesigned to accommodate 140x motors and 4" props. Attached to it is my 3D printed Ascent 808 bodykit which I'll be getting up on Thingiverse when it's been fully tested and refined.

A 170 degree FOV lens has been fitted to the 808 camera.

Need to do a little more tuning and get some more flights with it before I can form a proper opinion, but so far it's BONKERS. 12 to 1 thrust to weight ratio on a 175mm quad is just as much fun as it sounds like, and the 808 HD camera certainly has it's flaws, but, well.... Here's a peak:



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RocketSquidFPV   Oct 17, 2017  

Love it.

Especially the name.

OdinRC   Oct 16, 2017  

Sick just sick. Love the concept.

Burning North   Oct 13, 2017  

My god, this build is absolutely BEAST. I love the way you nestled the 808 inside the frame -- does it still have its own battery or are you tapping it off the flight pack? And what caps are you using on the back? I'll definitely be printing up that body kit for myself when it's finished. :)

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