The Seven

By KaityLynn on Feb 09, 2019

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7" Long Range, build out. Focusing on INAV for navigation, being design with safe longer range flying with better self guidance.

The motor/ESC combo is just to get it into the air. The little 2206 motors are woefully overpropped and any heavy throttle jumps their amp draw through the ceiling. Only able to order 2 of the T80-Pro, 1900's so far. Also have to order the ESC's. Eventually, will get it equipped in a way I would feel better about long range flying with it.

Also, looking for another choice in 7" props. The HQ's are well balanced...but I had one split at the hub while out flying causing the loss of a blade. The F7 is a fast processor...but not that fast! Luckily it was a soft landing in some shrubbery that kept the damage minimal.

Finally adding some HD camera to my builds and am switching to the RunCam Hybrid. This will allow for a decent FPV camera (RC Racer) and the HD cam all in one.

Update January 2021: Updated the motors the the Avengers, swapped to Crossfire Diversity Nano RX, changed the camera back to the Swift 2 Micro and swapped in some new ESC's. The FC is the original, updated to INAV 2.6.0.


Part List


ImpulseRC Reverb Frame Kit

Flight Controller

Matek F722-SE F7 30x30 Flight Controller w/ 5V BEC , Video Power Switcher, Dual Camera Image Switcher (78 builds)


4 x XILO 40A BLHeli_S 2-4s ESC (3 builds)


4 x Spedix ES30 HV 3-6S 30A ESCDefault Title (154 builds)


4 x BrotherHobby Avenger V2 2507 1850Kv MotorDefault Title (19 builds)


2 Pairs Gemfan Flash 7042 7.0x4.2 PC 2-blade Propeller 5mm Mounting hole for RC FPV Racing Drone (13 builds)


HQProp 7x4.5V1S PC Propeller - 2 Blade (Light Green - Set of 4) (2 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam Swift 2 Micro - 2.1mm Lens (27 builds)

FPV Transmitter

RDQ Mach 3 Video Transmitter 25-1000mW 5.8GHz VTX - U.FL or MMCX (146 builds)


Lumenier AXII Long Range 5.8GHz Antenna (LHCP) (4 builds)


TBS Crossfire Diversity Nano RX (15 builds)
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Pyro-Drone Graphene 2200mAh 5S 18.5V 75C By Who Cares! (3 builds)


RadioMaster TX16S Multi-Protocol RF Module OpenTX 2.4GHz RC Transmitter w/ V3 Hall Gimbals (96 builds)


FrSky Taranis Q X7 2.4GHz 16CH Transmitter (White) (263 builds)


Skyzone SKY04X V2 OLED Diversity 5.8GHz FPV Goggles - Choose Your Color (47 builds)


Fatshark Attitude V4 FPV Goggles 4:3 Headset DVR 5.8G 32CH OLED RX 18650 Battery Case for RC Drone (20 builds)

Misc Parts

2 x TBS Crossfire Immortal T Antenna V2 - Extended

Misc Parts

Matek M8Q-5883 GPS Module w/ Compass (53 builds)

Video Receiver

Furious True-D V3.5 Diversity Receiver System Firmware 3.8A (FatShark Attitude Version)SKU: FPV-RX-TRUD3.8A (27 builds)

Radio Module

FrSky R9M 900MHz Long Range Transmitter Module for FrSky R9 Series (69 builds)

Radio Module

TBS Crossfire TX LITE (6 builds)

Battery Charger

ISDT SC-608 150W 8A MINI Smart LCD Battery Balance Charger AU Warehouse (14 builds)

Soldering Iron

Weller WLC100 40-Watt Soldering Station
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M490fpv   Feb 10, 2019  

Looks good!
Have you concidered the dal 7056 tri blade props? Or are they an overkill for the 2400kv's? I'm currently building my 7" and have the karearea toa 1600 kv 2306's to it. I have the dal props already, so at least I'll be testing it.

KaityLynn   Feb 11, 2019 

I have not really looked in to props except to get it airborne. The 2206 motors are temporary as I save up for the T80 Pro 1900's.

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