FrogLite 218 Freestyle

By jasoncooper412 on Jun 08, 2018

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First attempt at a beginner freestyle drone.
360g dry +260g with my chunky-ass battery.
Bought the big battery to slow the thing down a little, plus 8:00 flight times are nice!
AUW puts thrust:weight at in the ballpark of 7.5:1 with these motors/props.

I'll get a lighter battery once I get more comfortable flying

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DPJ   Jul 23, 2018  
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Did you run into any issues mounting your ESC's out on the arms? I'm just starting to get parts through for a Frog build, and wasn't sure if I wanted to use a 4 in 1 ESC or seperate units?

jasoncooper412   Jul 23, 2018 
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No issues at all. Initially I considered going with a 4-in-1 ESC as well but decided against it. Tower height is limited due to the way the top of the frame angles downward toward the rear -- I would have had to go with a FC/ESC all-in-one or ditched the RunCam Split. Hope it helps and good luck with your build!

DPJ   Jul 23, 2018 

Thanks loads for the response. Once i've got the build sorted, i'll get it up here. Thanks again :D

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