Assassin 10" LR - 18m Hover

By tenten8401 on Jun 01, 2020

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This is my 10" long range build, based on the Assassin 10" frame by Tyrdle. Main inspiration behind it was the dirt cheap AeroSky motors on eBay ($38 for 5).
It's extremely efficient and can hit 18ish minutes of hovering or slow waypoint flying on a 6s 1100 battery. A 4s 21700 4200mAh pack can get me around 35-40 minutes of forward decently fast flying. AUW with 1x 6s 1100mAh CNHL Black battery is around 870g, I may end up adding a second (+200g) depending on how this battery holds up to the amp draw of freestyling. Videos to come when my new VTX comes in (old rush tank original randomly died in-air).
Still working on tuning this build, it's running ArduPilot, but after adjusting flight controller placement AutoTune seems to function way better. I also need to get an Immortal T for the crossfire rx.

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Part List

Frame

Tyrdle/assassin10
Github.com
See Site

Frame

cncmadness (2 builds)
Cncmadness.com
See Site

Flight Controller

Kakute F7 Mini 20x20 Flight Controller (12 builds)
Getfpv.com
$33.00

ESCs

Diatone Mamba F40 40A 3-6S 30x30 4in1 ESC (38 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$38.99

Motors

5 Pieces of AeroSky Performance Brushless Multi-Rotor Motor MC3525 850KV
Ebay.com
$40.65

Propellers

2 x MR Series - 10x4.5 Prop Set x2 Black (6 builds)
Masterairscrew.com
$11.50

FPV Camera

Caddx Ratel Starlight HDR 1200TVL Micro FPV Camera - Choose Your Color & LensRed / 2.1mm (114 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$29.99

FPV Transmitter

Rush FPV Tank Ultimate Plus 25-800mW 5.8GHz VTX - MMCX (20 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$37.99

Antenna

Foxeer 5.8G Lollipop 3 2.5DBi Omni Antenna RHCP (2pcs) (129 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.90

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (1491 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$24.95

Batteries

4 x Molicel 21700 P42A 4200mAh 45A Battery (13 builds)
18650batterystore.com
$19.40

Batteries

CNHL Black Series 1100mAh 22.2V 6S 100C Lipo Battery (32 builds)
Chinahobbyline.com
$27.99

Radio

RadioMaster TX16S Hall Gimbals Built-in USB-C Multi-Protocol Module Radio PRIORITY SHIPPING INCLUDED (96 builds)
Heli-nation.com
$149.99

Goggles

Skyzone SKY03O Oled /SKY03S 5.8GHz 48CH Diversity FPV Goggles Support OSD DVR HDMI With Head Tracker Fan LED For RC Racing Drone (47 builds)
Banggood.com
$399.90

HD Camera

GoPro HERO8 Black Action Camera (9 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

Hardware

Beitian BN-880Q GPS+GLONASS Dual GPS Antenna Module FLASH TTL Level 9600bps for FPV Airplane RC Racing Drone (6 builds)
Banggood.com
$14.99

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX (15 builds)
Rc-innovations.es
$229.91

Battery Charger

ToolkitRC M8 DC 300W 15A Battery Balance Charger Discharger for 2-8S Lipo Battery (17 builds)
Banggood.com
$36.99
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Discussion

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AlvaSpeed   Jun 03, 2020  

Hi, are those motors holding on 6S voltage??

tenten8401   Jun 03, 2020 

Seem to be fine so far, don't get hot or anything.. Air gap is pretty minimal and construction feels good. I haven't pushed it really hard though I'll let you know if something happens to the motors. They're so cheap though I'm not gonna be upset if one dies.

AlvaSpeed   Aug 01, 2020 

any updates??

tenten8401   Aug 01, 2020 

Motors themselves hold up fine but the bearings are shot I think, apparently they were budget motors when they were made so they skimped on the bearings.. I ordered some 9x4x4 and 10x4x4 from iFlight and they're still on the way over from China.

Tyrdle   Jun 02, 2020  
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I really like this frame, where can I get one?

Jodie Froster   Jun 01, 2020  

Ok, what is the white thing in the back? Is it a sheet of plastic? paper maybe? is it covering your drone's regestration number?

tenten8401   Jun 01, 2020 
1

I had a sticky pad where the VTX was before it fried and just stuck a sticker on where it was to prevent it from getting dirty.. It's got a VTX there now

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