Armattan Rooster (in blue)

By 1921 on May 26, 2018

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First 5" build after 2 1/2 years of flying. The build pics are a little disjoint, and I've replaced the antenna tubes with a solution that's a bit more durable and maintainable (the black antenna tubes in one of the pics). I have a 5v regulator attached to the Freestyle F4, since the 5v reg gave out the magic smoke. Weight (with props) is 367g, AUW is 634g (Session 5 + 1500mah 4s pack, will probably be 15-25g heavier with a case & strap for the GoPro). 5" behaves quite differently from the smaller quads that I have experience with (carries more momentum) which can be more fun for freestyle flight.

I got sent the wrong camera (wanted a mini, got a micro), but this works well enough for now and I don't see an immediate need to replace it. I'm used to micros so I typically remove connectors and do direct soldering but it seemed like I could get away with using connectors here, for now.

The FC and VTX are coated in silicone conformal coating, and there's hot glue in some places just for my peace of mind (strain and vibration relief).


Part List


Armattan Rooster 5" Frame5" (140 builds)

Flight Controller

RTF Freestyle Flight controller v1.5 (23 builds)


4 x 35A WRAITH32 V1.1 - 32BIT BLHELI ESC


4 x RDQ BADASS 2207 2450Kv Motor (5 builds)


6 x DAL Cyclone T5046C Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your Color (391 builds)

FPV Camera

FPV Drone Cameras for - RaceDayQuads (149 builds)

FPV Transmitter

AKK FX2 30x30 25-800mW 5.8GHz VTX - MMCX (30 builds)


TrueRC AXII MMCX FPV Antenna 5.8ghz - RHCP and LHCP (7 builds)


FrSky R-XSR 2.4GHz Micro ReceiverDefault Title (936 builds)


4 x Indestructible Quads "Black Label" 4S True 80C Racing LiPo 1300mAh/1500mAh Battery V2 (34 builds)

Misc Parts

2.1mm FPV Lens (3 builds)
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morsha   Jun 30, 2018  

how are the motors so far? thinking on those for an x210 5", auw of 370gr tha goes to 500gr with a 1300mah 4s pack

1921   Jun 30, 2018 

Can't really comment on any numbers but they perform well and have taken quite a bit of abuse without complaint. Would definitely be real peppy on a ~500g AUW quad.

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