Fatty Shark (Featherlight 4")

By Defy on Nov 28, 2017

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This is my 2nd Featherlight build using the DYS FC and Tornado V2 1608 motors. This time I went with arm ESCs to shorten the stack and make repairs cheaper, and the Spedix are 10.5mm wide so I thought I'd give them a try. They may not be enough for this setup, but time will tell.

The pod is a custom design intended to fit on any 30.5x30.5 stack and hold the RunCam Split along with vTX and antenna. A radio RX could fit in there as well, but I just put mine in the stack sandwich out of habit.

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Part List

Frame

Featherlight 4 Race Frame (7 builds)
Pitchrollyaw.net
$44.99

Flight Controller

DYS F4 PRO Flight Controller (140 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$37.99

ESCs

4 x Spedix ES 20A ESC (2 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$35.96

Motors

4 x BrotherHobby T2 1608 3200KV Brushless Motor (2 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$43.96

Propellers

HQProp 4x4.3x3 V1S Propellers (9 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$2.99

FPV Camera

RunCam Split V2 HD / FPV Camera with Wifi (61 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$74.99

FPV Transmitter

TBS Unify Pro 5.8 GHz HV RACE Video Transmitter (556 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$24.95

Receiver

FrSky XM PLUS Micro Receiver (1530 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$12.99

Misc Parts

2 x Lumenier Digital RGB Arm LED Board (2 builds)
Fpvheadquarters.com
$3.98
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Discussion

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pjquad   Jun 13, 2018  

Hi, do you have any pics or a link to setting up the frame since it doesnt come with any instructions.. Its my first build and i could use a lil help . Thanks!

Abonacci   Nov 30, 2017  
1

Those escs have been flawless for me. Ran them all year on some 2204s and didnt burn one up!

Defy   Nov 30, 2017 

Well that's great to hear, cause we have a group of about 10 people who are going to be building these, so that we have drones with the exact same spec when we're flying together.

Jodie Froster   Nov 28, 2017  
2

Pod looks like a nutsack with a kick-stand

Defy   Nov 28, 2017 
1

Or the back of a lady with a big ol' booty.

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