FPVCycle Fouride 5"

By lgustol on Jul 14, 2022

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I loved this quad. Sadly it's in the bottom of a lake now.

Short flight video:



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LynxFPV   Jan 30, 2023  

i am sorry for your loss. truly is a/was beautiful machine. have you built another in her place? this quad, how well did you like how the motors flew?

lgustol   Feb 14, 2023 

I did build another very similar one, but sadly I crashed that one as well and one of the motors got burnt. It was actually incredible since I flew it after the crash on the same lake that I lost this one, and only noticed something was wrong because it was only flying with half the power. I only noticed the burnt motor after I landed, and was amazed that it flew at all with the melted and burnt coils. I guess it didn't want to go down in the lake like the first one.
I do plan on building another one, since I love the way this setup flies. It performs very similarly to a traditional ~600g AUW 5", with just a bit less power and fling, but with around 4m30-5min of intense flying and around 12 min of cruising using a 1100mAh 6S, since the quad only weighs around 220g and the AUW is around 420g with that pack. I'm using 4S motors with a 70-80% motor output limit, so maybe using proper 6S motors the performance could improve a bit.
But overall I am very satisfied with the performance. I am sold on lightweight quads and wouldn't change this for a traditional 5".

gzrfpv   Jul 20, 2022  

Nice quad mate, may it rest in peace! haha

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