Pickle/Toothpick 3"

By Locng on Sep 04, 2019

5  433  0

For me, the toothpick concept from the beginning is something simple & easy to build & maintain using common low cost components. So I just want to stay with the original idea: less part less hassle.

The original amax toothpick thrust ratio is around 8-9, I initially want to use the basic combo 1106-6000kv with 3s that bringing the ratio to 12 -13. With proper tunning, it should be faster than the 2.5 inch toothpick. However, that power seems too much for my novice pilot skill, so I decided to go another direction to find something more efficient with the similar thrust ratio.

190919: I don't have range issue with the onbard frsky but curious to see if I could modify the antenna to get something better. Below is the 1st test, around 300 meters, still have to play around with the dimension buts thats seems enough for everyday flight.

Photos

Discussion

Sign in to comment

Guides & Reviews

Jun 21, 2021

AirbladeUAV has done it again and this time they've brought long range to the 5" class! Based on the popular Transformer Mini, the new Transformer 5" Ultralight adopts a lot of the same design philosophies with larger props and more payload capacity. It can fly upwards of 20 minutes on a 4 cell Li-Ion battery pack and in ideal conditions it's got a range of over 4 to 5 miles. In this guide I'll walk..

Read more
Mar 04, 2021

With the release of the DJI FPV Drone cinematic FPV has become a lot more accessible, but you certainly don't want to crash a $750 drone! The QAV-CINE Freybott is a compact, lightweight cinematic FPV drone that can take a hit and keep going. It's a lot safer to fly indoors and around people. With a naked GoPro or the SMO 4k you can capture some great stabilized footage. In this guide I'll show you..

Read more