Rebel Yeti 8" dji Edition Long range mountain surfer

By Enyo on Jul 24, 2020

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I want to show you my latest build. It's for fast longrange and mountain surfing. Dry weight is 832g. It's not the lightest but I think it's okay with the brotherhobby 2812 1115KV avenger V3. With this quad I want to break my personal record of 8km. Goal is the new dji fpv limit of about 12km. But normally I will use it for mountain and cloud surfing. Every component is covered with silicone conformal coating. So it's no problem to fly it under wet conditions.


  • 25.07.2020
    The aeronauts Propeller explode during a punchout. Quad fell about 8m from the sky. Weak spot is the alu cam mount. It's bent and my 6S 4000mah lipo is dead. The 10mm arms are very stiff and the rest is not damaged. I'll switch to the HQ MQ 8X4,5X3. Alt Tag

  • 27.07.2020
    Contact rebel and waiting for replacement

  • 28.07.2020
    Antenna upgrade
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    It has 2.32 dbic gain and I love the performance and optic of his handmade antenna from Germany. With this antenna I reached my personal record of 8km.

  • 04.08.2020
    Today I received my spare parts. Next try tomorow :)
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  • 12.08.2020
    I couldn't get a good tune with 8" props so I switched back to Dalprop T7056C

  • 11.09.2020
    New personal record with my Yeti
    11km Back and forth. For max range flights I switched back to 8" Bi-Blades
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    setup on my goggle
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  • 20.09.2020
    Changed the FC from radix to Matek F722se and the stock bearing to ceramic hybrid
    It's like day and night. zero vibration on punchouts
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  • 05.10.2020
    final tune is done. Look at my settings the filter slider are at 1.5. I think it's amazing for a 8" quad. The ceramic hybrid bearings are running very smooth.

  • 11.10.2020
    my actual ranking for the 5km and 10km challage
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here are my final settings:


Alt Tag set gyro_lowpass2_hz = 375
set dyn_notch_width_percent = 0
set dyn_notch_q = 200
set dyn_notch_min_hz = 80
set dyn_notch_max_hz = 650
set dyn_lpf_gyro_min_hz = 300
set dyn_lpf_gyro_max_hz = 750
set acc_calibration = 135,-54,373,1
set min_check = 1000
set max_check = 2000
set rc_smoothing_derivative_type = PT1
set fpv_mix_degrees = 30
set serialrx_provider = CRSF
set blackbox_p_ratio = 64
set min_throttle = 1070
Alt Tag set dshot_idle_value = 800
set dshot_bidir = ON
set use_unsynced_pwm = OFF
set motor_pwm_rate = 480
set failsafe_delay = 5
set failsafe_procedure = GPS-RESCUE
set ibata_scale = 184
set beeper_dshot_beacon_tone = 4
set small_angle = 180
set gps_provider = UBLOX
set gps_sbas_mode = EGNOS
set gps_auto_baud = ON
set gps_ublox_use_galileo = ON
set gps_set_home_point_once = ON
set gps_use_3d_speed = ON
Alt Tag set gps_rescue_angle = 45
set gps_rescue_initial_alt = 100
set gps_rescue_descent_dist = 50
set gps_rescue_ground_speed = 1388
set gps_rescue_throttle_min = 1150
set gps_rescue_throttle_max = 1500
set gps_rescue_sanity_checks = RESCUE_SANITY_FS_ONLY
set gps_rescue_allow_arming_without_fix = ON
set thrust_linear = 20
set osd_warn_rssi = ON
set osd_warn_link_quality = ON
set osd_rssi_alarm = 80
set osd_cap_alarm = 1100
set osd_vbat_pos = 341
set osd_rssi_pos = 6363
Alt Tag set osd_link_quality_pos = 251
set osd_rssi_dbm_pos = 345
set osd_tim_1_pos = 6199
set osd_tim_2_pos = 6177
set osd_remaining_time_estimate_pos = 313
set osd_flymode_pos = 65
set osd_current_pos = 6635
set osd_mah_drawn_pos = 6630
set osd_craft_name_pos = 6201
set osd_display_name_pos = 6314
set osd_gps_speed_pos = 6502
set osd_gps_lon_pos = 6159
set osd_gps_lat_pos = 6148
set osd_gps_sats_pos = 6426
set osd_home_dir_pos = 6223
set osd_home_dist_pos = 6336
set osd_flight_dist_pos = 353
set osd_altitude_pos = 6515
set osd_warnings_pos = 6570
set osd_avg_cell_voltage_pos = 6641
set osd_pit_ang_pos = 2445
set osd_disarmed_pos = 236
set osd_nvario_pos = 6400
set osd_esc_tmp_pos = 33
set osd_rtc_date_time_pos = 35
set osd_flip_arrow_pos = 6382
set osd_rate_profile_name_pos = 294
set osd_efficiency_pos = 416
set osd_stat_max_spd = OFF
set osd_stat_max_dist = ON
set osd_stat_min_batt = OFF
set osd_stat_endbatt = ON
set osd_stat_max_alt = ON
set osd_stat_bbox = OFF
set osd_stat_min_link_quality = ON
set osd_stat_max_fft = ON
set osd_stat_total_time = ON
set osd_stat_total_dist = ON
set osd_stat_min_rssi_dbm = ON
set debug_mode = GYRO_SCALED
set gyro_1_align_pitch = 1800
set gyro_1_align_yaw = 1800
set gyro_2_align_yaw = 900
set gyro_rpm_notch_min = 80
set name = enyo

profile 0

profile 0

set dyn_lpf_dterm_min_hz = 105
set dyn_lpf_dterm_max_hz = 255
set dterm_lowpass2_hz = 225
set vbat_sag_compensation = 100
set anti_gravity_gain = 10000
set feedforward_transition = 20
set iterm_relax_cutoff = 5
set yaw_lowpass_hz = 200
set p_pitch = 71
set i_pitch = 126
set d_pitch = 76
set f_pitch = 200
set p_roll = 64
set i_roll = 119
set d_roll = 70
set f_roll = 189
set p_yaw = 70
set i_yaw = 126
set f_yaw = 189
set d_min_roll = 46
set d_min_pitch = 50
set ff_interpolate_sp = AVERAGED_3
set ff_spike_limit = 55
set ff_smooth_factor = 40
set ff_boost = 0

rateprofile 0

rateprofile 0

set rates_type = ACTUAL
set roll_rc_rate = 20
set pitch_rc_rate = 20
set yaw_rc_rate = 20
set roll_expo = 60
set pitch_expo = 60
set yaw_expo = 60
set tpa_breakpoint = 1250

feel free to leave a comment and like my build

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Part List


Yeti Long Range ( Red & Grey colorway)(Back Order 02/01/20)

Flight Controller

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


4 x Spedix LS40 Slim F4 32Bit Speed Controller (5 builds)


4 x Brotherhobby Avenger 2812 V3 900KV 6S / 1115KV 4S Brushless Motor for RC Drone


4 x Graupner E-Prop 8x5 (2 builds)


2 x HQ MacroQuad Prop 9X5X3R(CW) Black-Carbon Reinforced Nylon (3 builds)


2 x HQ MacroQuad Prop 9X5X3(CCW) Black-Carbon Reinforced Nylon

FPV Camera

Caddx DJI Digital HD FPV Camera (164 builds)
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FPV Transmitter

DJI Digital HD FPV Air Unit Module (121 builds)
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2 x TBS Crossfire Immortal T V2 Antenna (149 builds)


2 x Antennenfreund Double Quad RX Black Edition LHCP RP-SMA male DJI HD System (3 builds)
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TBS Crossfire Diversity Nano Rx - FPV LONG RANGE DRONE RECEIVER (96 builds)


6S 4000mah 40A | 21.6V Li-Ion Battery Pack


Tattu R-Line 22.2V 5100mah 6S 95C FPV Lipo Battery with AS150 Plug (2 builds)
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Tattu R-Line 22.2V 4000mah 6S 95C FPV Lipo Battery with AS150 Plug (6 builds)
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Power Distribution

iFlight 2-8S Micro 5V or 12V BEC (11 builds)

Power Distribution

BrainFPV RADIX PB 8S Power Board (18 builds)


FPV Drone Parts for – FPV Quad Drone Shop – Drone Racing Store (131 builds)

3D Printed

Hero 5/6/7 GPS Mount Faceplate

3D Printed

Yeti diversity antenna mount

HD Camera

GoPro Hero7 Black Video Camera GPCHDHX-701 (102 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO6 Black 4K Action Camera (Renewed) (33 builds)

Misc Parts

Matek SAM-M8Q GPS Module (13 builds)

Misc Parts


Misc Parts

ViFly Finder 2 Buzzer - Lost Drone Finder/Locater/Alarm (174 builds)

Misc Parts

5 Meter Geflechtschlauch Gr.3 PET, rot, halogenfrei Aufweitbereich: 1,5-5 mm
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Misc Parts

5m Geflechtschlauch Gewebeschlauch Kabelschlauch Kabelschutz Ø 3mm 6mm 8mm 10mm Orange/Blau/Grau/Schwarz/Lila/Weiß/Rot/Rosa/Gr
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Misc Parts

RAD FC 470/50 - Elko radial, 470 uF, 50 V, 105°C, low ESR, AEC-Q200
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Battery Charger

ISDT Q6 Plus 300W 14A MINI Pocket Battery Balance Charger (62 builds)

Battery Charger

ISDT Q8 500W 20A 1-8S DC Smart Charger (14 builds)

Soldering Iron

MINI TS100 Digital OLED Programmable Interface DC5525 Soldering Iron Station Built-in STM32 Chip (264 builds)


Pyrodrone Tool Kit 9 Pcs. (22 builds)


QuadGuard BP X2 Drohnen Rucksack, schwarz (2 builds)
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idiotsniff   Nov 25, 2022  

Man, that place in your video is dirt bike heaven 🤤, where are you located?

Enyo   Jan 11, 2023 

its in germany near dortmund. where are u living?

idiotsniff   Mar 27, 2024 

Southern Ontario Canada (Sarnia) to be exact. It's absolute Bollocks here😵‍💫

Unknown FPV   Aug 26, 2020  

I read you had some problems with your props, if you wanna go back to bi-blades. Man the graupner I use are superb. Been flying on the same set for over half a year now, no problems and butter smooth. I did balance them them back in the day for optimal results.

Enyo   Aug 27, 2020 

Normally graupner was always my go to Prop but they are now bankrupt and it's not easy to get them . I don't want to tune my quad on props that are limited .

Unknown FPV   Aug 31, 2020 

I didnt know that, thank god I have got plenty of spares

idiotsniff   Nov 25, 2022 

that really blows to hear they arent in business anymore, wanted to use these on an 8" build. 🤬

Rusty_Shackleford   Jun 08, 2022  

Don't mind me, just here to steal good ideas.

BPVisuals   Dec 15, 2021  

Whats the battery life like when flying at high speeds (100 mph/160 kmh) and can it reach those speeds or anything close?

Old Salty fpv   Mar 31, 2021  

were did you order your ceramic hybrid bearings from?

Enyo   Apr 02, 2021 

My cousin is selling bearings. Just look for the size of your bearing and Goggle them in ceramic .

NashTaters   Mar 29, 2021  

Very clean build man. I just built my 8" yeti and been messing around with different props. currently on HQ 8x4.5x3. They fly really well but looking to get some more range. Are you able to fit 9" bi blades on this rig?

Enyo   Apr 02, 2021 

Use for max range graupner 8x5 . I don't like the HQ MQ 8x5x3 . Unfortunately I can't use 9 " props . They doesn't fit with my battery packs .

Old Salty fpv   Mar 25, 2021  

I am curious out of all the props you've tested, witch ones did you like the most? and also how did you like the 9" props?

Enyo   Apr 02, 2021 

I can't use 9" props with my lipos and LiIon packs

Old Salty fpv   Mar 31, 2021  
Old Salty fpv   Mar 31, 2021  
Old Salty fpv   Mar 18, 2021  

hey question. are you using the 1115kv motors as 6s? and if so, how long flight times are you gettimg?

Enyo   Mar 18, 2021 

Hi, yes it's a 6S build . Over 30min on very slow cruising .

Old Salty fpv   Mar 18, 2021 

wow this is great! I ordered one today and am working on obtaining all the same parts in your build. I am really excited thanks. I may have more questions for you in the near future

Enyo   Mar 19, 2021 

Just ask

TeamWolfFPV   Dec 10, 2020  

Where did you find the quad stand? 3d printed?

Enyo   Dec 11, 2020 

Just search on thingy for quad holder/stand

AcidFPV   Sep 29, 2020  

Stellar build! Thank you for the very detailed and complete post. I'm inspired.

Unknown FPV   Aug 26, 2020  

I like it brohan! I am the dude with the other Rebel Yeti build on here.

Enyo   Aug 27, 2020 

I've leave you an abo

dafunk   Jul 26, 2020  

good luck on beating your record
my record is 500m with a 2000mw VTX

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dafunk   Aug 13, 2020 

I wish it was a joke... that's the max I can reach with my setups... I lose video but not controls
same range with different quads 500mw, 800mw an 2 watts
goggle side is rapidfire with TBS patch + triumph

jpeterson   Aug 13, 2020 

okay something there is not right. you should have wayyy more range. do you know anyone who you could borrow goggles to test and see if it is your rapidfire module? make sure your vtx antenna is mounted up and away. the further from the quad, the better. and obviously if there are a ton of obstacles it wont go very far.

dafunk   Aug 13, 2020 

goggles are fine, among the best in my fpv group (analog)
I am trying to order a immersion rc power meter but it's always out of stock.
on the 2w setup i mounted the lipo bottom the antenna VTX is completely free.

the environment is not easy, its a valley with some building here and there and probably bouncing waves from the cells towers.
maybe the 5.8ghz is used for something else then fpv in my country on in this particular valley.

robert_msk   Aug 05, 2020  

Wow it is perfect 😻

recon   Jul 27, 2020  

Absolutely gorgeous build! The attention to detial is superb. Bravo!

Beachconnor   Jul 27, 2020  

Awesome! how did you get a DJI mount and the left and right side antenna mounts? I dont see that option on their web page.

Enyo   Jul 27, 2020 

You have to contact their support .

SD_AE86   Jul 26, 2020  

beautiful build.

Croox   Jul 25, 2020  

How much does it weigh dry? e.g No go-pro or battery.

Enyo   Jul 26, 2020 

832g without gopro , lipo and propeller

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