Vandal 3" extrem race frame

By Arcus on Dec 17, 2017

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Happy to show you my last design, the Vandal. May be the design i'm the most pround. There is almost no strait lines in the design, i put many attention to use sufficient material but only the needed at each location of the design, taking advantage of my experience due to my first job (Structure designer at Airbus). The result is an stiff but very light frame. I'm the first supprised by the result.
3 Versions are designed:

  • 3" for 116/1304 motors (M2x9mm) at 18g for the complete frame
  • 3" for 1407 motors (M2*12mm) at 23g
  • 4" for 1407/1707 motors (M2*12mm) at 28g

The designed aimed using M2 20x20 4/1 ESC + FC and a runcam micro or equivalent. The bottom plate receive directly the micro runcam bracket using oblong holes enabling to adjust the cam in all directions.

Recommended columns are M3*24 or 25mm.

The frames are available at my Armattan production shop.
Here are the links:

3" 1106/1304

3" 1407/1707

4" 1407/1707

Here is the rcgroups thread:

Thanks to the ones who would purschase the frame, and please share on the rcgroups thread your build and advises.

Here is the FB page dedicated to all my designs, under the name of BDR (Brothersdrone Race) including the Vandal, please do not hesitate to join and share your build, thanks!

The Abbaye:

Vandal 3'' punch out and speed pass

Chasing rc cars with Vandal 2.5"

Playing in close proximity with trees, some time too much..

Proto Vandal 2.5" 4S.

Vandal 2.5'' + DTX03, qu'es ce que l'on trouve dans ce parc?

External video

Vandal 3" 1407



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