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About the model: My home made scratch build quadcopter made out of piece of soft foam with thin bamboo skewer to hold the 'X' structure in place. Using open source classic MultiWii flight controller to automate the flight with basic 5.8ghz FPV system. Actually it was my main staple everyday serious aerial photography drone before i can afford a proper ones. It works great! Had tonnes of flight adventure and tour with it made few aerial photography publishing on local magazines and newspaper.

Model details

Brand: Home made Diy
Model name: FPV 600 foamy
Url link to model reference (website):
Model released date: 2015-06-09
Model available as: Custom build/DIY/Home made
Model's frame material (overall): Fibreglass/Composite
Rotor configuration (for Multirotor): Quadcopter (4x rotor)
Model full weight (without battery/empty tank) in grams (g): 440
Multirotor frame attributes: Aerial photography
Overall length (mm): 600
Propellers blade material: Plastic
Propeller - number of blades: 3
Proppeller blade length (inch): 5
Propeller pitch size: 3
Landing gear attributes: Hand launch

Onboard electronics

Motor brands & models: Hobby King Multistar 1704
Motor KV/turns: 1900
Motor attributes: Brushless
ESC (Electronic Speed Controller) details: EMAX
ESC max Amp (A) rating: 12
ESC's max voltage supported (V): 11.1
ESC's internal BEC current supply value (A) *If available: 1
ESC attributes: Brushless, Programmable, Linear BEC/UBEC
External BEC module details (if present): Hobby King BEC 5V/5A

Main battery

Battery brands & models: Turnigy blue pack
Battery type: Li-po
Voltage (V): 11.1
Capacity (mah): 2200
C-rating (C): 40

Radio units

Radio unit availability: Self supplied/use personal custom controller/add
Controller design factor: Thumb stick style
Radio controller details: TURNIGY 9XR with FRSKY DJT transmitter module
Radio receiver details: FrSky D8R-II Plus
Radio frequency: 2.4Ghz
Max radio signal range (meters): 2800
Number of channel required operate: 6
Radio features: Digital display, Digital trimming, Channel mixing, Mutilple model memory, Expo setup, End point setup, Dual-rate, Timer, Detacheable antenna, Diversity antenna, RSSI indicator, Data telemetry support, DCS/Trainer port, Fail Safe support


Flight controller or stabilization unit/gyro details: MultiWii Pro
Flight controller firmware: Open source MultiWii
GPS module details: MTK 3229
Flight modes supported on flight controller: Acro, Sport, Altitude, Position , Follow me, Waypoints, Orbit, Return to home, Auto take-off, Auto landing

FPV equipment

FPV video screen viewer details: BOSCAM GS920 AIO dual band
Onboard sensor: Voltage sensor, Current sensor, Compass, Barometer
Video receiver antenna details: Diy tuned Skew Planar
Video transmitter details: SKYZONE 32ch mini
Video transmitter antenna details: Diy tuned clover leaf
FPV video frequency type: 5.8Ghz analog
Transmission wattage (mw): 200
FPV video signal max range (meters): 2800
On Screen Display (OSD) module details: MinimOSD flashed with KVOSD firmware
FPV camera model details: RUNCAM HD with F2.8 lens
Camera attributes: 1080p, 30 fps, Adjustable White Balance


Level of skill to operate this model: Intermediate
Level of experience to assemble/maintenance this model: Professional (Experience)
Model max speed (km/h): 45
Max mileage achieved for FPV/UAV setup (meters): 4000
Max runtime achieved (in minutes): 12
Max flying weight limit (grams/g): 480


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