Flight Club Phuket 3"

By Etolier on Jul 16, 2018

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This is a rebuild of the parts from my Intrepid 3" build. I was looking to redo things a little cleaner and after building the Tokio 5" I was pretty excited to try the Phuket. The canopy isn't injection molded or anything, and this frame is designed for a AIO FC/4IO-ESC/PDB single-stack, but it works well enough with the single ESCs and a little creative wire routing. I probably should be running 2800kV or 3250kV with the 3076 props, as the weight is right around 280g with a 850mAh pack and amps will probably get close to the limit at full throttle - but these motors need to be pushed until they don't spin anymore before I try anything else.
The canopy glows in the dark! Cool!
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First flight:


After the maiden I switched to the 3x4x3 V1S props, the loading is much more appropriate. The overall response improved greatly, and the entire RPM range of the motors is now usable.

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Part List

Frame

FlightClub Phuket Frame - FPV FlightClub (2 builds)
Fpv-flightclub.com
$39.99

Flight Controller

CLRacing F4S V1.6 AIO 30x30 Flight Controller (143 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$52.99

ESCs

4X DYS DS20A 20amp BLHeli_S 2-4S ESC BB2 Supports Dshot600 Dshot300 Dshot150 Oneshot42 RC Drone FPV Racing (7 builds)
Banggood.com
$32.99

Motors

4 x Tiger Motor F20II 1408 3750KV Brushless Motor (16 builds)
Getfpv.com
$71.96

Propellers

RaceKraft 3076 3" Tri 3-Blade Prop (Set of 4) - Red, Smoke, Blue, Green, Purple (8 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.49

Propellers

HQ Prop 3x4x3 V1S Tri-Blade 3" Prop 4 Pack - Choose Your Color (41 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

Foxeer Predator Micro V4 1000TVL 16:9/4:3 NTSC/PAL CMOS FPV Camera w/ OSD PLUG VERSION - Choose Your Color & Lens (149 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$23.09

FPV Transmitter

TBS UNIFY PRO HV 5G8 SMA (596 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$48.99

Antenna

ORT Pagoda 2 Stubby - X Series Antenna (Black) (2 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$9.60

Receiver

FrSky R-XSR 2.4GHz Micro ReceiverDefault Title (928 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$21.99

Batteries

Tattu 14.8V 4S 850mAh 75C LiPo Micro Battery - XT60XT60 (12 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.49

Radio

TBS Tango 2 Pro - FPV RC Radio Drone Controller (78 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$199.95

Radio

RadioMaster TX16S Hall Gimbals Built-in USB-C Multi-Protocol Module Radio PRIORITY SHIPPING INCLUDED (82 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$149.99

Radio

FrSky Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Transmitter (Black) (254 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$104.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Attitude V4 FPV Goggles Anniversary Edition (20 builds)
Getfpv.com
$349.99

Goggles

ETHIX V2 GOGGLE STRAP (2 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$15.95

HD Camera

RunCam 5 Orange
Shop.runcam.com
$109.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC PowerPlay - FPV DVR (h264, 60fps)
Pyrodrone.com
$89.00

Video Receiver

SpiroNet 5.8GHz 13dBi LZR Antenna (RHCP)
Pyrodrone.com
$24.99

Video Receiver

TrueRC Singularity 5.8 SMA 90 Degree Long Antenna RHCP
Pyrodrone.com
$19.99

Video Receiver

SINGULARITY 5.8 stubby - TrueRC Canada
Truerc.ca
$19.99

Video Receiver

ImmersionRC rapidFIRE w/ Analog PLUS Goggle Receiver Module (182 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$149.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Yagi 915mHz
Team-blacksheep.com
$49.95

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX - Long Range R/C Transmitter (5 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$208.95

Radio Module

True-MoX 915 |
Truerc.ca
$19.99

Battery Charger

iSDT D2 Smart Balance Charger (11 builds)
Getfpv.com
$129.99

Soldering Iron

TS100 PORTABLE SOLDERING IRON W/XT60 Power Cable (17 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$58.99

Accessories

ETHIX Neck Strap (3 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$6.99

Accessories

FrSky Vantac M4 4mm CNC Aluminum GRAND LOTUS Gimbal Stick Ends
Pyrodrone.com
$11.99
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