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FPV Close Proximity Gate Practice With Race Drone And Hard Crashes

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FPV Close Proximity Gate Practice With Race Drone And Hard Crashes

Pulled off a few good moves, as well as some nasty crashes.
Put up some double gates this weekend at the house, used wooden stakes for frame and wrapped with pool noodles. The sides of the gates are exposed wood, so hitting the sides is not a good idea. The ground is also not very friendly, gravel driveway surrounded by hard packed dirt. Nowhere that is really “safe”.

Gates are wrapped in light strips for night flying with tiny whoop 🙂

Full open acro mode, no failsafes, accelerometer disabled.


Custom build 5″ race quad using RealAcc X220 upgraded frame. (thicker upper and lower plates, 3mm lower and 2mm upper, also upgraded fasteners and aluminum knurled standoffs)

PDB: RealAcc 5-in-1 3-5s
FC: SP Racing F3 Acro Pro Betaflight
ESC: DYS blheli_s 30A
Motors: Racerstar BR2205 2300kv
FPV Camera: RunCam Owl Plus 2 16:9 140deg 2.1mm
VTX: Eachine 600mw
Batteries: 1500mah 70c 4s
TX: FlySky i6
FPV Goggles: Eachine EV800D
Antennas: TBS Triumph
DVR Receiver: Eachine RC840
DVR Camera: GoPro Session 5

Quad total weight without battery: 451g
Lipo battery weight: 171g (wrapped)

Communicator, Fan, Golf Junky, Chihuahua Lover, Dishwater . I want to see your peacock.

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