Race Drone: My Chameleon Freestyle Drone
Modified by Amir on the 23. Jul 2018 at 14:15 in FPV | Permalink

Sometimes folks ask me, what parts I use on my freestyle drones and the last time that happened I promised I would write some blog articles describing my actual fleet.

In the second article in this series and I will describe my second race drone built with a commercial frame with a lifetime guarantee, the original Chameleon. My first article in this series was called X210 race drone and described the very first race drone I've built in detail.

The Chameleon was my second race drone. I built it in the second half of summer 2017, after having flown my X210 race drone for a while.

These are the parts I've used in this Chameleon build:

The drone essentially consists of a commercial frame from Armattan combined with some original parts from Runcam and Frsky. The lifetime frame guarantee of Armattan gives a lot of peace of mind when flying.

The links in the list above for the flight control and BLC point to a german shop. I would propose to buy the flight controller and BLC from a respectable shop in Europe to make sure they are built with a certain amount of quality control.

Besides the drone build these are some of the accessories I've used with it:

As you can see I'm using 5S 95C LiPo batteries with this setup. The drone flys with 4S 95C batteries as well but I've become so used to the plentiful power the 5S batteries deliver that I don't to miss it anymore. I'm also very happy with the iSDT charger. iSDT makes some nice and cheap chargers, my brother and I own 4 of them in total.

Make sure to check out my article on my X210 race drone and my race drone backpack and it's contents, including my modified box goggle!

- Amir

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