By quadfather_fpv on Jan 31, 2017

28  821  4

This was an awesome build and a great experience. It all started when Lazd told me about how you could paint the edges of a frame with a little super glue and a paint pen. One night my girlfriend and I sat down in front of this and decided to trick it out. She loves art and I love quads and so we both had a blast doing some super cool detailing. The rest of the parts are just things I had laying around. I'm thinking that this will be my dedicated freestyle rig from now on.


Part List


QAV-R FPV Racing Quadcopter (5") (22 builds)

Flight Controller

RMRC Seriously Dodo Flight Controller - Rev 3a


4 x Sunrise Cicada BLHeli-S 30A (2-4S) (13 builds)


4 x EMAX RS2205 2300KV Red Bottom Motor - CCW Thread/CW Rotation (21 builds)


RaceKraft 5045 5" Tri-Blade Propellor - Clear, Blue Clear, Limited Edition Gold, Smoke (9 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam Owl Plus Black

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro HV 5.8 GHz Video Transmitter (596 builds)


TBS Triumph 5.8 GHz Antenna - SMA (366 builds)


FrSky XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCST Receiver w/ S-Bus & CPPM (481 builds)


Bonka Power 1300mAh 4s 75/150C XT-60 (23 builds)

Power Distribution

Show stores (7)


Sign in to comment

WhoopNoob   Jan 31, 2017  

How did you paint the frame?

quadfather_fpv   Jan 31, 2017 

Actually, it was my girlfriend who did the paint job. what you do is sand down the carbon and then use a paint pen to draw whatever you want. then use some CA glue to coat it. Do that a few times and you're done!

WhoopNoob   Feb 02, 2017 

Cool! It looks amazing man.

QuadX   Feb 02, 2017  

Awesome build, one of the best looking I have seen!!
Any flight footage?

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