Alberta Atom 83

By baevans11 on Nov 26, 2017

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Her name is Alberta after the female gators mascot. This is only my second build third if you count my whoop. But this thing was tough! It made my chameleon feel like a walk in the park. A mosquito couldn't fit under the canopy. It took a few hours just figuring out what spacers and standoffs to use and what order to stack everything. I didn't use the top plate and I used screws and nuts on the front of the stack because the camera really limits your height. I had to use standoffs on the back of the stack so I could screw the canopy down. I don't like the camera mount cause it holds the camera by the lens so the base can still move around. I added some hot glue for more stability. But this thing rips! I am super impressed with the speed and agility of this thing. One thing is for certain, she does not like to go slow. Her weight is 72 grams without battery and AUW is 104 grams. Perfect park flyer! More pics and videos coming on Instagram @bdybldg_fpv



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STOLerant   Nov 27, 2017  

It is a little tough cramming everything in there. Glad to see others building this awesome frame. Mine is the "Minuscule Monster" for comparison.

baevans11   Nov 28, 2017 

Yeah i seen yours before i built its pretty sweet! I have to find a way to protect my lens without obstructing the view cause i already scratched the lens and broke the lock ring. I was thinking maybe glueing a little piece of rubber above the lens.

STOLerant   Nov 28, 2017 

Thanks man, shes not done yet but can't help but fly her. You may try just some hot glue. You'll have to reapply every now and then from crashing but it works well.

MicroManiac   Nov 27, 2017  

Awesome build! Video is so much better with the circular antenna vs dipole. Such a little beast the Atom 83 is.

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