QAV-S 5" w/ DJI HD

By QuadMcFly on Dec 03, 2020

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Put together the new QAV-S with the CaddX Vista and custom printed an HD Mount and custom SMA holder. Had some older SunnySky R2305 2480kv motors laying around that I've been holding on to for a rainy day, and decided this was a good build to put them on! Flew amazing first pack with my standard tune. I love not having to tune!

Upgraded it to Betaflight 4.3, recently! Flies even better!

Second pack, first pack not in my yard here:

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Ozzyrivera09   Dec 16, 2020  

where did you find the stl for the antenna mount?

QuadMcFly   Jan 19, 2021 

Designed it and printed it myself :D

kwadkenstine   Dec 03, 2020  

Cool build , Love your website , thanks for all your work.
I have a question if you dont mind.
? what do you think of Folding props . in particular the propwash handeling.
Cheers

QuadMcFly   Dec 07, 2020 
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That's actually an interesting question. Rapid changes in RPMs are likely to cause some leading during deceleration or lagging during acceleration with the hinges on the props, and I could see that having some impact on prop wash and other aggressive types of situations where the RPMs are changing very quickly. I would love to set up a good high speed camera and get some footage of what that looks like! I don't have an answer to that question right now, but i can definitely see that changing the shape of thrust curves during RPM changes.

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