AOS 5- on the bleeding edge

By CloslaRoche on Oct 14, 2021

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This is mathematically the best frame in 5" FPV currently. I built it up to be the best for me, especially for following cars. The 5226 props really make the weight melt away, and the 25mm motors have a ton of power and insane low-throttle smoothness. Currently running only d term low pass filtering, even then it's a single PT1 with a cutoff of 150hz. Minimal Phase Delay. I did grease the arm connections, and I was able to hit 2.0 on the master slider but backed it down to 1.8 to allow some room for damaged props and or debris. I was able to fly back from a crash with one corner only having 2/3 blades, the motors were absolutely toasty but it made it home ok.


Part List


AOS 5 V1 (3 builds)

Flight Controller

Diatone Mamba F722 APP MK1 50A 3-6S Stack/Combo w/ Wifi (F722 FC / 50A 32Bit 4in1 ESC) (5 builds)


FPVCycle 25mm Motor - The Extra Smooth One (22 builds)


Gemfan Freestyle 5226 3 Blade Propeller (3 builds)

FPV Camera

RunCam Phoenix 2 Micro Joshua Bardwell Edition 1000TVL CMOS 4:3/16:9 PAL/NTSC FPV Camera (2.1mm) - Silver (40 builds)

FPV Transmitter

RUSHFPV Tank Solo 25-1000mW+ 5.8GHz VTX - MMCX (25 builds)


Lumenier AXII 2 5.8GHz Antenna (RHCP) (2 Pcs) (19 builds)
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HappyModel 2.4GHz EP1 RX ELRS Receiver (106 builds)


Gaoneng GNB 1250mah 6S 22.2V 130C Lipo Battery - XT60 (10 builds)


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


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

3D Printed

AOS 5 GoPro Mounts + Accessories by CloslaRoche
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HD Camera

GoPro Hero7 Black — Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 720p Live Streaming Stabilization (26 builds)

HD Camera

GoPro HERO5 Session (303 builds)

Video Receiver


Video Receiver

TBS Triumph Pro RHCP (SMA) - Long Range (10 builds)

Video Receiver

TBS Fusion (44 builds)

Radio Module

Happymodel 2.4g ExpressLRS ELRS Micro TX module ES24TX (4 builds)

Radio Module

TBS Peter The Penetrator - Tracer TX Antenna

Battery Charger

Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition AC/DC Multi-Charger (6S/10A/100W)

Soldering Iron

TrakPower TK955 Digital Soldering Station


NewBeeDrone Tool Kit V1.6 (6 builds)


Pyrodrone Backpack Pro

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Camera Butter Glass ND filter for GoPro Hero 5/6/7 (Choose Density) (5 builds)


Camera Butter Stick On Reusable Glass ND Filter for GoPro Session 4/5 - ND8/16/32 (3 builds)

Misc Supplies

QuadHands Jumbo Workbench- Massive 11" x 17" Steel Base - 6 Magnetic Base Arms

Misc Supplies

Original Prusa i3 MK3S+ kit (2 builds)
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Misc Supplies

SainSmart TPU Flexible 1.75mm Filament 0.8kg Spool - Choose Your ColorWhite (10 builds)
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Orka   Dec 23, 2021  

Hey! Great Build and nice Videos!

How is the Frame doing in terms of crash resilience?
Is it more/less tough than other Freestyle Frames, and would you recommend it for my first 5" build ?

I am planning on flying cinematic and rip some bandos every now and then.

Take it easy and merry Christmas!

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CloslaRoche   Dec 23, 2021 

The AOS5.5 would be a fantastic platform for mid-long range mountain surfing.

I would stay away from the Prototype 5, it has some resonance management issues.

Orka   Dec 26, 2021 

I guess, in regard to the Camera-Cage splintering over time, some TPU would actually be beneficial.

How do you feel about the claims of some, that the Frame feels "weird" with the camera being in the very front (in front of the motors) of the frame?
Has it effected the "feel" in your opinion?

CloslaRoche   Dec 26, 2021 

I haven't noticed to be honest.

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