AirBlade Dark Knight Light Weight 2"

By airbladeuav on Jun 24, 2018

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Living right downtown in a big city like Vancouver has its perks, but not without its disadvantages. For pilots like us, the biggest draw back is finding a spot to fly. That's why I created the AirBlade Dark Knight. As the name suggested, nobody will ever know your quad was even there!!!

AirBlade Dark Knight comes in 2" and 2.5" variations. It was designed to take light motor like 1103 on 2S or 3S. The motor mounts only need 2 screws to reduce the weight, and also the cut out for c-clip only accommodate motors with small c-clip (for the time being). You can either run 16x16 or 20x20 stack, but I'd recommend 16x16 stack to save weight. The particular stack I run has OSD and additional UART for Smart Audio control. In fact, I'm using TBS Unify Nano and I have full SA control, all the crazy features in a small package!

You can build this frame with the back motors either facing down ot facing up. I built mine facing down so I can run the battery on top if I want to

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Part List

Frame

AirBlade Dark Knight 3K Carbon Fiber Frame Kit (3 builds)
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$16.99

Flight Controller

AirBlade Tiny Omnibus SBUS/PPM 16x16 F3 OSD Flight Controller with 4in1 5A 2S ESC (7 builds)
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Motors

4 x AirBlade AB 1103 8000kV 2S-3S Brushless Racing Motors (flexible wires) (6 builds)
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$39.96

Propellers

GemFan HULKIE 1940-3 PC PropellerRed (10 builds)
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$2.99

FPV Camera

Foxeer Arrow Micro 2 FPV Camera with OSD (Blue) (4 builds)
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$19.99

FPV Transmitter

Team BlackSheep TBS Unify Pro Nano 5G8 Video TransmitterDefault Title (5 builds)
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$24.99

Receiver

FD800 Tiny Frsky 8CH SBUS Receiver Compatible FRSKY ACCST X9D (Plus)
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$10.99

Batteries

AirBlade Premium 500mAh 2S 7.4V 75C XT30 by Bonka (3 builds)
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$10.99

Radio

Team BlackSheep Tango 2 PRO Crossfire Radio Controller (8 builds)
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$199.99

Goggles

DJI Digital HD FPV Goggles (108 builds)
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$529.00

HD Camera

Insta360 GO FlowState Stabilization (11 builds)
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$199.99

Video Receiver

Furious FPV True-D X Diversity Receiver System (for FatShark Dominators)
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$119.99

Radio Module

Team BlackSheep Crossfire Micro TX V2 Starter Set
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$119.99

Battery Charger

iSDT 608AC Smart Battery Charger BattGo
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$59.99

Soldering Iron

TS 100 SOLDERING IRON (B2) (247 builds)
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$59.99

Accessories

ETHIX TEMPERED ND4 FILTER FOR GOPRO 7 & 6
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$9.99

Misc Supplies

Ethix Quad-builder Cable Set
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$15.99
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Koray__   Jun 26, 2018  

Got a video of it in air? Kind of curious

airbladeuav   Jun 26, 2018 

i dont have one right now but Albert Kim has one on his channel

Koray__   Jun 26, 2018 

Got ya. Was going to build this same setup but wanted to see how it flew first.

EnemyAce   Aug 02, 2018 
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