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Posted by AnndyBo | Jan 06, 2015 @ 09:27 PM | 8,733 Views
Idea of this project was to put not very expensive parts in to Scout body and use existing Walkera 3S 5200 mAh battery.

Parts:
Scout X4 body
Scout retracts and landing gears
Emax 2213 935kv motors
Emax 10x4.5 propellers
Afro Slim 20A SimonK ESC
APM 2.6 with uBlox GPS and compass (it fits perfect in to Scout GPS housing)
Walkera RX1002
5V UBEC
350 Pro green LED's for GPS and Arm status on the top of Scout body.
Carbon fiber sheet as board to mount flight controller.
Quadrocopter power board
Walkera G-2D gimbal
Total weight with battery gimbal and GoPro Hero 3+ 1500g
Flight time without gimbal and camera - 19 minutes, landing with battery at 3.5V per cell
Flight time with camera about 15 minutes

First test flight:
Custom Scout X4 - first test flight (1 min 55 sec)

19 minutes flight
Custom Scout X4 - Fligh time test - raw 19 minutes video APM 2.6 with Arducopter 3.2 (19 min 20 sec)
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