Falcon 130

By 1921 on Dec 19, 2017

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Falcon 130 that's been rebuilt at least 3 times. I've always had a thing for 3" FPV quads, and this is the successor to my Atom 122, which busted an arm. Fun to bash around the park and big hits have never been an issue, though the props tend to break at this weight fairly easily. The RX antenna reception has been fine for me in this position and it's fairly low-maintenance since they don't hit much or get knocked into the props.

The FPV antenna is kept in the prop line (thanks to this technique from SiieeFPV ) which has saved me a ton of time, money and effort in rebuilding and repairs to the FPV gear due to the arms/motors taking hits, instead of having the antenna get bent out of shape or just hit while it's hanging out. The antenna sometimes gets deflected into the props in an unlucky hit, but it's less of an issue than bending and strain on the antenna coax.

253.3g all-up (I could probably shave those 3g off the battery strap with all the excess hanging out) with a 4s 850mah Tattu, 149.6g dry.

Runs well on 850mah 4s packs. 3s 450mah are fun for a bit, but it chews through those. 3s 850mah are a bit chunky but fine for a slower flier or learner.



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