Nova M87

By on May 10, 2019

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This was my very first build. My first 5" was a Hawk5 so I stuck with mostly Emax components and upgraded some items later on.
Currently in the process of learning how to tune, but having a great time even on stock PIDS.
On the maiden FPV flight I crashed due to the props not giving enough punch (image above is with Hulkie 5055) which I quickly learned those are for 5S-6S builds. I switched over to a lighter pitched Gemfan Winddancers and got the punch I need to avoid crashing.

I got alot of inspiration and ideas on what pilots use from and would like to thank everyone for sharing their builds.
My next will be a Long Range iflight XL7; GPS, TBS, QX7S, etc.


Part List


Readytosky 235mm FPV Racing Drone Frame Carbon Fiber Quadcopter Frame Kit 4mm Removable FPV Frame Arms with 20cm Lipo Battery St

Flight Controller (51 builds)
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4 x DYS Samguk Series Shu 2306 2500kv Motor (31 builds)
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Gemfan Windancer 5043 5x4.3 5 Inch 3-Blade Propeller M5 2 CW & 2 CCW for RC Drone FPV Racing (21 builds)

FPV Camera

FPV Drone Cameras for - RaceDayQuads (149 builds)

FPV Transmitter

RDQ Mach 3 Video Transmitter 25-1000mW 5.8GHz VTX - U.FL or MMCX (146 builds)


Realacc 5.8G 5dBi 50W Omni Directional Omni FPV Pagoda Antenna LHCP/RHCP SMA/RP-SMA For FPV RC Drone (52 builds)


FrSky XM+ 2.4GHz Micro ReceiverDefault Title (1149 builds)


OVONIC 14.8V 1300mAh 100C 4S LiPo Battery Pack with XT60 Plug for FPV Racing RC Quadcopter Helicopter Airplane Multi-Motor Hobby (4 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO4 Session Video Camera GPCHDHS-102 (42 builds)

Misc Parts

GoPro Session Armor - 3D Printed TPU - Choose Your Color (2 builds)

Misc Parts

Skitzo Nova Antenna Mounts

Misc Parts

RDQ 30x30 Flight Controller Mount and Protector - FC Mount Cover (17 builds)

Video Receiver

Furious True-D V3.5 Diversity Receiver System Firmware 3.8A (FatShark Attitude Version)SKU: FPV-RX-TRUD3.8A (27 builds)
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