Originally Posted by acesimmer
I just tried 5s 4000 40c packs in mine with stock motor and esc. Esc temp was 92 deg f all day and max in flight current peeked at 54 amps. Measured with hitec telemetry. To be honest it was not much better than 4s 3300. I flew full aero routine for 6.5 mins and used 54 percent of battery. So longer flight time with a bit more vertical.
How come you get such a low amp draw with the 5s on the stock set-up? Mine on the stock setup on 4s draws 63amps.
Update. Just tested on 5s and my stock motor and esc pull 85amps at WOT with a zippy 5s 3000mah 40c. Acesimmer did you just not go full throttle with the 5s in flight?