The Long Ranger 5"

By diegofpv on Aug 22, 2017

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I wanted to build a quad that could go far and fly smoothly. After several experiments, this is what I ended up using to fly 1.75 miles and back.

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Milk510   Sep 10, 2017  

How did you wire the micro ublox to the dys f4? Which cable did you use?

diegofpv   Oct 06, 2017 

Just the cable that comes with it, to a uart (5v, gnd, tx to rx and viceversa. More here: https://diegofpv.com/how-to-add-gps-to-a-miniquad-with-betaflight-3-2/

Tristan "Harsitul" Kraft   Aug 31, 2017  

Wow ! That's a nice build ! It's really different, not like all other builds. Keep ripping !

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