My FPV Whoop Quadctoper design. It has a rigid base, with 83mm motor distance.You may choose between the normal ducts or ducts with an additonal saftey ring to get more rigidity. In hard crashes the ducts will break, but no worries, you can exchange them with only 4 screws in no time.The base will hold up well. Until now i did not break this version. The AUW when using 300mah Lipos is around 70grams. It can take up to 650mah Lipos. A lipo cage for 300mah battery is already included and options for 450mah and 650mah will be added here soon. Just pop it in at the center hole of your baseframe. Print the lipocage with tpu.
I use the F7 All in one Cam but it will fit various FPV Cams, you may use stylesuxxs customizable cam mount. Base settings for each cam within this thingi will fit this frame. Best to print the cam mount in TPU. I also mounted small standoffs to the base of the FPV cam mount to gain some space.
I included the standoff that i used for mounting the ducts above the board. As the Crazybee F4 Pro V2.0 flightcontroler i use comes with further standoffs included, i did not add the bottom standoffs for the fc. But if you need other standoffs, feel free to have a look at my customizable standoff thingi.
You will need at least 4x 20mm M2 screws to fit the FC and ducts onto the baseframe. And 3x 5mm to fit the standoffs to the cam mount
I have used AMAX 1103 Motors for the build and had the best performance with Avans 2" 4 blade props.
For control i use the Frsky Taranis X - Lite and installed a FrSky XSR receiver.
I developed this frame for the "IGOW Contest" (International game of whoops). Since i activated the RPM filtering this bird is very smooth. You may watch my instagram video to get an impression.
At this moment i use GNB 2S 300mah Lipos they work great for acrobatics, but you dont get a lot of airtime, i guess the 450mah perform better. Using the 650mah lipos you get a lot of flight time but acrobatics are not as snappy.
no way Carbon PLA/PLA/TPU
The cam mount and lipo cage need support to be printed as intended. All the other parts do not need support. I used carbon PLA for the base and sometimes also for the ducts. The base still holds up well when printed with normal PLA.
How to build
- Mount your motors, optimize wire lenght
- Use the four 20mm screws and put them throug the 4 holes on your bottom frame
- Put the standoffs with big diameter onto the screws. (Or the standoffs your fc comes with)
- Mount your flightcontroler onto the standoffs
- Put another set of standoffs with big diameter above the board.
- Install the ducts onto the 4 screws.
- Put the cam mount standoffs (small diameter) on top
- Use small screws for the cam mount and screw them from top down into the standoffs.
- Pop in the lipo cage and mount props as soon as you are done with configuring your firmware.
- Have fun.