Alien resurrection

By doc on Nov 19, 2017

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My 5in alien had been sitting on the shelf just gathering dust with the old electronics. The og cobra's, little bee's, moto tornado and 1177. My old fav just became my new fav. I know the 4.5 has been done before so I figured i'd change it up a bit by using the micro swift and slamming the deck. Instead of 35mm stand off's I used 25mm and have the room to go 20mm. The new Clracing f4 is a awesome fc, everything just works and is super easy to wire up. So far i'm really liking the power band of the Ls 2206 motors with the Hq 5x4.8x3's. Overall I think this rebuild of the iconic Alien turned out great and with the new electronics brings it into the present.

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Part List

Frame

ImpulseRC Alien 4.5 Frame (8 builds)
Crowncityfpv.com
$119.99

Flight Controller

CLRacing F4S V1.6 AIO 30x30 Flight Controller (143 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$52.99

ESCs

Spedix 30a 4 in 1 Dshot 600 BlHeli_S ESC for FPV RACING (89 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$44.99

Motors

4 x Emax Lite Spec FPV Racing Brushless Motor 3S-5S LS2206 LS2207 Auswahl (53 builds)
Premium-modellbau.de
$85.44

Propellers

HQ Prop DP 5x4.8x3 V1S Tri-Blade 3 Blade Propellers Props (Set of 4 - PC) (76 builds)
Taco-rc.com
$3.60

FPV Camera

RunCam Micro Swift (198 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$29.99

FPV Transmitter

Immersion RC Tramp HV VTX (141 builds)
Crowncityfpv.com
$29.99

Antenna

Lumenier AXII 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (2pcs) (199 builds)
Getfpv.com
$29.99

Receiver

FrSky R-XSR 2.4GHz 16CH ACCESS/ACCST Micro Receiver w/ S-Bus & CPPM (928 builds)
Getfpv.com
$20.99

Batteries

PULSE Racing Series 4S Li-Po Battery 75C w/XT60 (14.8V/1350mAh) w/XT-60 Connector (22 builds)
Amainhobbies.com
$34.99

Batteries

Tattu 1300mAh 75C 4S1P lipo battery pack (103 builds)
Pirofliprc.com
$28.99

Radio

FrSky 2.4G 16CH Taranis X9D Plus Transmitter SPECIAL EDITION w/ M9 Gimbals (50 builds)
Getfpv.com
$249.99

Goggles

Fat Shark Dominator HD3 Core Modular FPV Headset (83 builds)
Progressiverc.com
$399.99

HD Camera

GoPro Hero5 Session Waterproof 4K Video Camera (300 builds)
Phaserfpv.com.au
$209.13

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire Micro TX V2 (143 builds)
Team-blacksheep.com
$69.95

Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Pro BattGo 300W 14A Battery Balance Charger (59 builds)
Racedayquads.com
$59.99
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