Featherlight 4”

By Steve Nelson on Dec 18, 2017

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Overall very pleased with how this build turned out. Its by far the best flying 4” in my fleet. Only thing I would have done different was go for the 7075 al motors. I’ve bent two of the 6061 bells.

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Part List

Frame

Featherlight 4 Race Frame (7 builds)
Pitchrollyaw.net
$44.99

Flight Controller

OMNIBUS F4 Nano v4 w/ LC filter (2 builds)
Pitchrollyaw.net
$35.99

ESCs

Ori 4-in-1 ESC 25A (20x20mm Mounting) (5 builds)
Pitchrollyaw.net
$39.99

Motors

4 x P.R.Y "Gun Metal" 1407 3000kV Motor (6061 T6 Al) (3 builds)
Pitchrollyaw.net
$47.96

Propellers

HQ 4x4.3x3 V1S (2CW+2CCW) PC **Choose Color** (48 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Swift 2 Orange 2.1 Lens (49 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$26.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO 5G8 V3 (SMA) (15 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$39.95

Antenna

Lumenier AXII U.FL 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (148 builds)
Getfpv.com
$14.99

Receiver

XM PLUS (Mini SBUS Non-telemetry Full Range) (1368 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$12.99

Batteries

PULSE 1050mAh 4S 14.8V 75C - FPV Racing Series - LiPo Battery (3 builds)
Fpv-direct.com
$26.99
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Discussion

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pjquad   Jun 13, 2018  

Hi, do you have any pics or a link to setting up the frame since it doesnt come with any instructions.. Its my first build and i could use a lil help . Thanks!

Steve Nelson   Jun 13, 2018 
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check out whiffles bannilite build on this site. he does a much better job of showing how to build one than I can, and that frame construction is very similar to the featherlight series. good luck!

pjquad   Jun 22, 2018 

Thanks Steve !

solaireFPV   Apr 09, 2018  

Hey could you update on how you did your antenna mounting there? I am trying to do something similar with a true rx axii ufl

Querk   Dec 18, 2017  

Planning on a similar build myself, no thanks for setting the bar so high! looks great!

Steve Nelson   Dec 19, 2017 

Thanks man. The frame is s good choice, think you’ll like it.

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