FPVCycle Glide- do it all build

By CloslaRoche on May 30, 2021

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With FPVCycle/ Bob Roogi releasing the "perfect 5" Motor" I wanted to build a Glide to see how his design philosophy flies. 20x20 electronics keep it light and ELRS at 500hz makes it locked in. The Lumenier Lux 20x20 VTX is a re-brand of the Rush Tank Mini, which is a spectacular VTX for the price. With the right ESC settings the motors are incredibly smooth and have enough power when needed.

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Part List

Frame

FPVCycle Glide - 5" Frame (57 builds)
Fpvcycle.com
$49.99

Flight Controller

Diatone Mamba F722 Mini MK2 20x20 Flight ControllerDefault Title (2 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$30.99

ESCs

Hobbywing XRotor Micro 32bit 40A 4-6S 20x20 4in1 ESC (40 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$74.99

Motors

4 x FPVCycle 25mm Imperial Motor (17 builds)
Fpvcycle.com
$99.96

Propellers

HQ Prop Ethix P3 5.1x3x3 Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 Pack - Peanut Butter & Jelly (33 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.49

Propellers

HQ Prop Ethix S4 5x3.7x3 Tri-Blade 5" Prop 4 pack - Lemon Lime (50 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$3.49

FPV Camera

Foxeer Toothless 2 Nano Starlight 1200TVL CMOS 4:3/16:9 PAL/NTSC FPV Camera (2.1mm) - Choose Your ColorBlack (26 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$32.90

FPV Transmitter

Lumenier LUX Mini 20x20 5.8GHz FPV Video Transmitter (25-800mW) (15 builds)
Getfpv.com
$34.99

Antenna

Foxeer Lollipop V3 5.8GHz Stubby SMA Antenna 2 Pack - Choose Your Polarization and ColorRed / RHCP (60 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$19.90

Receiver

ExpressLRS 2.4Ghz DIY Nano (3 builds)
Fatboyfpv.com
See Site

Batteries

RDQ Series 22.2V 6S 1050mAh 90C LiPo Battery - XT60 (18 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$25.49

Batteries

RDQ Series 14.8V 4S 1500mAh 100C LiPo Battery - XT60 (59 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$23.99

Radio

RadioMaster TX16S Multi-Protocol RF Module OpenTX 2.4GHz RC Transmitter w/ V3 Hall Gimbals (82 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$199.99

Goggles

Skyzone SKY04X V2 OLED Diversity 5.8GHz FPV Goggles - Choose Your Color (46 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$529.99

HD Camera

GoPro Hero7 Black — Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 720p Live Streaming Stabiliza (26 builds)
Amazon.com
$389.99

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (300 builds)
Getfpv.com
$199.99

Video Receiver

VAS 5.8GHz CROSSHAIR XTREME ANTENNA (RHCP) (2 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$34.95

Video Receiver

TBS TRIUMPH PRO RHCP (SMA) - LONG RANGE (3 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$19.95

Video Receiver

TBS Fusion (35 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$119.95

Radio Module

Happymodel 2.4g ExpressLRS ELRS Micro TX module ES24TX (6 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$28.99

Radio Module

TBS Peter The Penetrator - Tracer TX Antenna
Pyrodrone.com
$19.95

Battery Charger

Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition AC/DC Multi-Charger (6S/10A/100W)
Amainhobbies.com
$129.99

Soldering Iron

TrakPower TK955 Digital Soldering Station
$109.99

Tools

NewBeeDrone Tool Kit V1.5 (6 builds)
Newbeedrone.com
$49.99

Backpack

Pyrodrone Backpack Pro
Pyrodrone.com
$189.99

Backpack

Osprey.com
Osprey.com
See Site

Accessories

Camera Butter Glass ND filter for GoPro Hero 5/6/7 (Choose Density) (5 builds)
Pyrodrone.com
$9.99

Accessories

Camera Butter Stick On Reusable Glass ND Filter for GoPro Session 4/5 - ND8/16/32ND8 (3 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$9.99

Misc Supplies

QuadHands Jumbo Workbench- Massive 11" x 17" Steel Base - 6 Magnetic Base Arms
Quadhands.com
$77.97

Misc Supplies

Original Prusa i3 MK3S+ kit (2 builds)
Shop.prusa3d.com
$825.55

Misc Supplies

SainSmart TPU Flexible 1.75mm Filament 0.8kg Spool - Choose Your ColorWhite (10 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$29.99
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Discussion

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dafunk   Jun 10, 2021  

hey man, did you weigh the motor to confirm they are as light as advertised ? any clue what makes them so light ?

CloslaRoche   Jun 10, 2021 
1

They are as light as advertised, however I do not know how they engineered it.

dafunk   Jun 10, 2021 

Thanks for your quick reply .

I am so intrigued !

And they are significantly bigger then 2207 and 2306 class

CloslaRoche   Jun 10, 2021 
1

Its only about a 10% increase in total stator volume over a 2207. One millimeter increase in radius isn't much and i'm sure some clever engineering in the bell and the base can account for the weight increase in the stator.

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