KratosFS // Atmospheric Adventures

By bulbufet on Apr 05, 2017

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Building on the features of the original Kratos, designed by Bulbufet/Nurk, the KratosFS takes the best features of the Kratos and packs them into a awesome freestyle package. The VTX and antenna mounting plates remain very similar to the OG Kratos, but because this is a drone designed for a top-mount battery, we've had to extend the length of the top plate. Doing so required a slightly longer tail, which meant that the rear strut was going to be hard to use. As such, we've given the KratosFS a tail with a zip-tie mount that holds your antennas out of danger. A stubby antenna will offer even further protection. In addition to keeping the back mounting plates, the philosophy of keeping the camera as low as possible into the prop line has remained the same, and we've totally re-vamped the camera plates. Designed to fit the RunCam Swift 2 (with the secondary rotation screws), the plates will not allow your camera to slip in any crash or hard landing. Built into the camera plates are two "horns" that come out the top of the frame. This is intended to be a GoPro Session 5 mount; it allows you to strap a GoPro on without the weight of a TPU mount. BUT don't worry -- if you prefer the protection of a 3d printed mount, a TPU protector will be available that interlocks with the standoffs that hold together the horns, making for one of the most secure GoPro holders we've ever used. Finally, one major issue with the OG Kratos was a fault line at the front two arms. This fault line has been removed, and the frame is no longer unibody. Instead, it's two separate sets of arms that are sandwiched together by two plates creating a 7mm thick center mass that still allows bottom mounted battery straps to be passed through.

Features

  • Revolutionary GoPro Mounting for freestyle
  • Double plate main body
  • Camera mounted on the axis of alierons
  • Super Secure VTX and Antenna mounting
  • True X design
  • 5" props max
  • Top mounted batteries
  • Many Durability enhancements
  • 25mm "slammed" height
  • Front "cow-catcher" to protect camera

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Part List

Frame

Kratos Freestyle 5 [3110] - $79.95 : Atmospheric Adventures - Get FPV Drone Racing Equipment
Atmosphericadventures.com
$79.95

Flight Controller

Lumenier LUX V2 Flight Controller (59 builds)
Getfpv.com
$20.25

ESCs

4 x XM20A MINI ESC (V1-Solder Tabs) BLHELI-(ONESHOT) (3 builds)
Readytoflyquads.com
$44.00

Motors

4 x Tiger Motor F40 Pro 2400KV FPV Series Motor (1pc) (13 builds)
Getfpv.com
$99.60

Propellers

Ideal Prop 5048 Tri Blade Propeller (Green Clear) (4 builds)
Readytoflyquads.com
$2.75

FPV Camera

RunCam Swift 2 (197 builds)
Shop.runcam.com
$44.99

FPV Transmitter

VTX - All Video Transmitters (556 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$24.99

Antenna

Foxeer 5.8 GHz RHCP Antenna - Black (16 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$9.99

Receiver

Futaba R7006SB 2.4GHz 6Ch FASSTest Receiver (6 builds)
Amazon.com
$99.99

Batteries

PULSE Graphene 1550mAh 4S 14.8V 95C Battery w/ XT60 (4 builds)
Helidirect.com
$42.99

Power Distribution

RTF V5.0 Power HUB&BEC 5V 12V (30 builds)
Readytoflyquads.com
$2.25
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