Project399:Practice Rig

By Wholelottanope on Sep 11, 2019

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This is Jordan's Practice Rig that he uses as a stand-in for his Racer4 on while practicing for DRL.
We had been bugging Jordan to release this publicly for a while and it's finally available!

It's running the usual BrainFPV Radix FC and Hobbywing 60A stack with TBS Crossfire Nano for control link. Video is a TBS Pro32 VTX with Runcam Eagle Micro for that crispy low light CMOS goodness. Motors are BrotherHobby Avenger 2507 1500kv. My first time running them. We'll see how they do between somber 4s and silly 6s.
Props are HQ 7X4X3.

What can I say - This thing is a tank.



Part List


The Practice Rig (6 builds)

Flight Controller

RADIX LI Flight Controller - brainfpv (24 builds)


Hobbywing XRotor Micro 60A 6S 4-in-1 BLHeli_32 ESC (83 builds)


4 x BrotherHobby Avenger 2507 V2 Brushless Motor (5 builds)


HQProp 7x4x3 DP Propeller (Set of 4) (6 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Eagle (323 builds)

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro32 HV (MMCX) (16 builds)


Lumenier AXII Stubby 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (232 builds)


TBS Crossfire Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (1491 builds)
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Mayan_Hawk   Nov 19, 2019  

What's your PID tune?

Wholelottanope   Nov 19, 2019 

It's basically running the BF 4.1 community PIDS for 7" although with my rates

FissionBomb   Sep 16, 2019  

This looks like it would take a brutal beating and ask for more.

Wholelottanope   Nov 19, 2019 

It's going to make a few fences very upset for sure.

fovea   Sep 11, 2019  

thanks for share, nice tank!
why is a tank needed to train for drl, simply because the fly tanky settup like this? or are there benefits in flydynamics about big 2507...
thank you for any explaination

Wholelottanope   Sep 14, 2019 

Jordan made this to give him something to bash about while practicing for DRL. The explanation I heard was that this setup mimicked the Racer4 but he could crash it more during his own practice sessions.

miromir237   Sep 13, 2019  

I wonder why you have not used Avenger 2510 motors. KV, maybe? Looks like lot of space, so nice and easy to build, right?

Wholelottanope   Sep 14, 2019 

I was intending on going with 2510 but really didn't feel like giving Banggood my money. Space-wise tip to tail this is the same size as the SuperG although the practice rig is wider.

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