Airblade UAV Eclair v2 - 2"

By At0micwombat on Mar 01, 2018

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I started with a Gremlin frame, but quickly found that I couldn't cram everything I wanting into the frame that I had purchased. I decided to give the Eclair a try. The only thing I wish I had changed was going with the 2.5" frame rather than the 2". Ultimately, I'm pretty happy with the build as it's my first micro. I am toying with swapping out the FC and ESC for an HGLRC Zeus to drop a little bit of weight.

I did try some DYS 2" - 3 blade props, but wasn't happy with them at all. The Gemfan Hulkies seem a lot smoother and there's not as much jello in the flight footage. The quad doesn't sound quite as angry compared to the DYS props.

I'm still working on cleaning up the wiring and finalizing the mounting of the RX and the VTX, but I"ll post updated photos when I'm done.



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Querk   Mar 01, 2018  

Do you have any flight footage?

At0micwombat   Mar 01, 2018 

Not yet. I spent some time this afternoon cleaning up the wiring. I'm still figuring out how much flight time I'll get with the tiny batteries, but I'll post some once I have something decent.

morsha   Oct 27, 2018 

so, flight time?

At0micwombat   Dec 02, 2018 

Maybe 4 minutes? Honestly, I haven't flown much in the past few months due to some life changes, but I'll get back to it eventually.

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