iFlight TITAN DC7

By NLubbe on Feb 01, 2021

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EDIT: A year later and more tweaks. I am using a GoPro Hero 11 now, hefty thing but beautiful video. I was originally running emuflight and changed to betaflight due to more GPS rescue related options and I started pushing long range more. The furthest I've gone with this thing currently is 7km, max altitude 2.4km (in the mountains). I've got two 21700 4200mah P42A homemade 6s packs that I run in parallel (it's hefty at 1.7 kilograms). I get easily 20 min of flight time out of that with the hero 11 and some serious altitude gain, speeds are averaging at 70 kph most flights. I've hit 150kph on multiple occasions.

Here is some more recent flight footage with the hero 11:

Perfect for propless superview video and long range. With temps currently -10 celcius and below, flight times are a very comfortable and COLD 8 minutes (2600mah 6s lipo stabilizing at 3.7 volts per cell post flight) while covering 8.8 km in that same flight. Running the 1500kv variant of the ECO ii 2807 allows for cruising speeds of 100km/h at half throttle (data straight from flight logs). The GPS, immortal T, session 5 (now hero 7 black with tbs nd filters), and fpv camera mount are customized. In 5 celsius weather I pulled 10 minute flight time, 10 km flown with the battery at 3.68 per cell upon landing. Also combined the mount for the sma and immortal-t antennas and slammed the fuselage on 25mm standoffs instead of the 35mm that it came with. I extended the antenna mount so this thing can take 140mm long batteries and have a lower CG. Farthest Ive taken it out so far was 3.1km on 500mw vtx output power and could have gone farther.

Flight footage! (from session 5)

EDIT:
Older parts being used:

  • Hobbywing xrotor micro 45a 4-in-1 esc
  • TBS Unify pro 5.8 V1

Other gear:

  • Modified Eachine EV800 with a diversity receiver module, goggles painted white. I'll post a diff build for them.
  • Skyzone Cobra X V2 with custom face foam, running TBS fusion VRX, truerc x air mkii, TrueRC x^2 air, and a TBS omni
  • Radiomaster TX16S removable antenna mod with Frsky Infinity 2.4 antenna and VAS diamond antenna for crossfire running edge tx, rubber switch covers, folding stand.

Dry weight: 572g (UPDATED with hero 7 mount and shorter standoffs: 578g)
AUW with Session 5: 1,034g
Updated AUW: 1,072 g

AUW with Hero 11 and two 4200mah Liion batteries: 1,700g lol

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Part List

Frame

TITAN DC7 HD Frame (2 builds)
Shop.iflight-rc.com
$75.99

Flight Controller

HGLRC Zeus F722 30x30 3-6S F7 and Zeus F7 DJI Flight Controller
Cyclonefpv.com
$35.99

ESCs

Hobbywing XRotor Micro 45A 6S 4-in-1 ESC Dshot1200 (61 builds)
Getfpv.com
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Motors

4 x EMAX ECO II Series 2807 Motor (1300KV/1500KV/1700KV) (8 builds)
Getfpv.com
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Propellers

HQProp DP 7X4X3 Propeller (Set of 4 - Light Grey) (55 builds)
Getfpv.com
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FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Eagle 800TVL WDR 16:9/4:3 CMOS FPV Camera (323 builds)
Getfpv.com
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Antenna

OCP 5.8 - TrueRC Canada (14 builds)
Truerc.ca
$12.99

Receiver

TBS Crossfire Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (1487 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$24.95

Batteries

Gens ace 2600mAh 6S 22.2V 45C Lipo Battery Pack with XT60 Plug
Rotorquest.com
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Radio

Radiomaster TX16S / Hall Gimbals Crossfire V2 Edition (4 builds)
Fpvcrate.com
$308.99

Goggles

Skyzone Cobra X V4 Diversity 5.8GHz FPV Goggles w/ 60 FPS DVR (14 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$248.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO7 Black Action Camera (102 builds)
Getfpv.com
$399.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (302 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

Misc Parts

TBS M8.2 GPS Glonass BLOWOUT (7 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$7.95

Video Receiver

AKK 5.8GHz -93 to -95dbi 48 CH Diversity FPV Receiver RX SMA Female for Fatshark Goggles RC Drone
Banggood.com
$32.93

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (43 builds)
Getfpv.com
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Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Pro Pocket Battery Balance Charger (300W/14A) (9 builds)
Unmannedtechshop.co.uk
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Soldering Iron

TS100 PORTABLE SOLDERING IRON W/XT60 Power Cable (26 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$58.99

Backpack

iFlight FPV Drone Backpack (5 builds)
Getfpv.com
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Discussion

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bulesz   Feb 25, 2021  

Very nice build bro! Congrat! ;)

NLubbe   Feb 25, 2021 

Thanks man. Looking at getting shorter standoffs to slam it a bit more.

bulesz   Feb 25, 2021 
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Same here, I'm building a GepRC Mark4 with shortened version for LOS agile flying with Emax ECOII and QAV2 slam deadcat for the long range torque master with BH 2507 1850KV :) (these BH motors are very light! )

bulesz   Feb 25, 2021  

How do you like the Emax ECO II 2807 ?

NLubbe   Feb 25, 2021 

They are insane. Once up to speed it cruises at 100 kph at PWM 0 (mid throttle, pulled from data logs). lots of torque, cruise at 80kph at 14 amps 👍👍

bulesz   Feb 25, 2021 

I have the 1700kv variant, I will test them on 7" tri on 4-5-6S :)

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