Charles Hidalgo "Hildagard 395" Custom

By Charles Hidalgo on Feb 12, 2018

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After some great design help and advice from my friend Stefan and a build up from my friend Paul this will get buttoned up this week and a session print made for a possible maiden in the next few days... Thank you Stefan for helping me get a vision to an actual frame. Here's the Hildagard 395. It's setup for either top or bottom battery mount. Pictured with T-Motor MN 3100-17 700kv motors, 10" Lumenier CF 10x4.5 props, HobbyWing Xrotor 40a stack, tbs micro v2 rx, tbs unify pro, and Runcam mini Fpv cam. Hopefully this weekend I'll be able to really fly it and try some different sets of props types and brands and see what happens.

I must say a big "thank you" to all who continue to show interest in the Hildagard frame, those who have purchased a frame, those who are possibly considering a purchase, or even those who just have had questions or comments. I'm also happy to see all the new people who are ordering and receiving them daily worldwide. I'm proud to have given it a variation of my last name when it was being conceived. I named it after my youngest daughter who faces a lot of battles growing up with special needs daily and is a strong fighter! I just thought I'd share a little personal information on how it became what it is today. When I reached out to Stefan van der Ende to help me bring my vision to a reality I never imagined it to be more than a personal goal of mine to have a Long range/ Acro platform of my own. Now that it has went worldwide in interest and sales I hope all who own one or may own one in the future are as happy when flying it as I am. This truly is an amazing and one of a kind 10" frame.

Here's the definition and how I blended it with her last name: The female name Hildegard derived from the Old High German words hild (=war or battle) and gard (=protection) and means "battle guard".

Hidalgo = Hildagard

I have had a personal website for years and with all the interest I have decided to add a basic "all-in-one" way to contact me for a frame kit or additional arms. It's very simple for now but it's easy and it works.

Thank you

Charles L Hidalgo Jr



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Charles Hidalgo   Mar 17, 2018  

This frame and hardware is officially for sale worldwide as of 3/16/2018 and the first orders will start cutting next week. Contact me for more information or visit

w1nst0n   Mar 02, 2018  

What's the AUW? Are you posting design and spec of frame?

Charles Hidalgo   Mar 04, 2018 

With a 6s 1800mah pack gopro and all is around 1100g.... it will be for sale next week if anyone is interested. Shipped free Priority mail with hardware in the USA

Charles Hidalgo   Feb 21, 2018  

acromode   Feb 12, 2018  

Very cool! What size battery?

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Charles Hidalgo   Feb 12, 2018 

Gonna start with 4s and go from there... trying 5 and 6s after....

Charles Hidalgo   Feb 12, 2018 

Gonna start with 4s and go from there... trying 5 and 6s after....

Charles Hidalgo   Feb 20, 2018 

Charles Hidalgo   Feb 18, 2018  

Soaring with the hawks....

Jodie Froster   Feb 15, 2018  

She's a big girl! Lookin guuuuud!

Charles Hidalgo   Feb 15, 2018  

2-15-2018 update:
Rainy, and very windy but I squeezed in a 7 1/2 min flight on a 2200mah 5s pack at work in between storms with plenty of battery left over upon landing... I didn't get a chance to balance the props and the GoPro mount is s bit crude but I didn't care I wanted to fly it. The power on tap is amazing and it never pulled more than 40a at the most... very efficient. This wasn't for beautiful scenery or fancy flying I just wanted to get it in the air for a test. I'll have time coming up to fly it with balanced props and get things tuned up but here's some raw video.

delta_fpv   Feb 15, 2018  

thaat thing is really awesome dude, if i had the money this is the shit i would build

Tunedin   Feb 14, 2018  

how do you like the Lumenier carbon props

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