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Apr 01, 2018, 11:07 AM
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Just ordered mine! Hopefully will have it this week. RaceDayQuads has them in stock! Woohoo!

Ill post up some video once Im in the air!!!
Last edited by TR1T0N; Apr 01, 2018 at 11:31 AM.
Apr 01, 2018, 04:29 PM
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Does anyone have a link to an STL file so I can 3D print my own GoPro mount that will fit on this frame?

Any help would be much appreciated!!
Apr 01, 2018, 06:21 PM
Originally Posted by TR1T0N
Does anyone have a link to an STL file so I can 3D print my own GoPro mount that will fit on this frame?

Any help would be much appreciated!!
You can just zip tie any normal tpu mount to it. like: or

The only screw mounted mounts that I have seen for the hawk 5 were on kabab fpv's hawk review

Emax - Hawk 5 (10 min 25 sec)

Apr 01, 2018, 06:32 PM
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Awesome! Exactly what I was looking for. Ill print up those and give them a shot!

Apr 01, 2018, 06:43 PM
Originally Posted by TR1T0N
Awesome! Exactly what I was looking for. Ill print up those and give them a shot!

If you have exact screw hole measurements for the hawk 5 maybe something on this page will do also:
Apr 02, 2018, 08:29 AM
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Review from AndyRC:

They Nailed It! - EMAX Hawk 5 (21 min 39 sec)
Apr 02, 2018, 04:04 PM
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Originally Posted by SoloProFan
I agree, I'd like to see more different opinions on it. Each reviewer has a background that can affect how some features are perceived. What one finds very fast, another finds "just fast enough" and another might just think it's not fast at all, because he's used to different stuff.
Yep agreed. I'd go ahead and order one but I'm saving to get some new goggles at the moment and a stack to complete my floss build. Just can't decide what stack to put in it.
Apr 03, 2018, 09:44 AM
Just received one today. The rx antenna's are already heat-shrunk onto the rear frame standoffs. The rx has not been flashed with the rssi for OSD firmware (on channel 8 or 16) So will have to do that myself. Also the vtx antenna is not secured but it is glued to the ipex connector.

I would have preferred the heatshrink and zip ties that were used to mount the rx antenna were just left in the box so I could mount them myself. I do have loads of them though, I just would have preferred to not have to cut them off. You can orient them so they look like they are out of the propline but they are really flexible and easy to bend back in for a prop strike. I did a quick test flight with some punch-outs and slow rolls just to see if one would get caught up. surprisingly it didn't. It just started raining again so when I get a chance im going to try some much more aggressive manoeuvres.

First Flight test finally uploaded:
Hawk 5 - First Flight - Random Punch-outs (5 min 40 sec)
Last edited by Outcast_RC; Apr 03, 2018 at 12:15 PM.
Apr 03, 2018, 12:14 PM
Just upgraded the firmware for RSSI on the OSD and re routed the xtv antenna through the top plate

Took forever to upload this and I intentionally left the bitrate @ 10mbps to keep the size down. Not really worth it:

Hawk5 - Second Flight - w/ RSSI on OSD (5 min 19 sec)

I created it again @ 16.5mbps but still looks like crap to me once uploaded to youtube:

Hawk5 - Second Flight - w/ RSSI on OSD - higher bitrate (5 min 18 sec)


Stock diff:
# diff /all

# version
# Betaflight / OMNIBUSF4 (OBF4) 3.2.2 Nov 11 2017 / 00:39:00 (77782e602) MSP API: 1.36

# name
name Hawk 5

# resources

# mixer

# servo

# servo mix

# feature
feature AIRMODE

# beeper

# map

# serial
serial 0 64 115200 57600 0 115200

# led

# color

# mode_color

# aux
aux 0 0 0 1700 2100
aux 1 1 1 900 1300
aux 2 13 2 1700 2100

# adjrange

# rxrange

# vtx

# rxfail

# master
set gyro_notch1_hz = 0
set gyro_notch1_cutoff = 0
set gyro_notch2_hz = 0
set gyro_notch2_cutoff = 0
set baro_hardware = NONE
set serialrx_provider = SBUS
set motor_pwm_protocol = DSHOT600
set vbat_max_cell_voltage = 44
set vbat_min_cell_voltage = 32
set vbat_warning_cell_voltage = 33
set ibata_scale = 240
set pid_process_denom = 2
set osd_rssi_alarm = 50
set osd_cap_alarm = 1300
set osd_tim1 = 768
set osd_tim2 = 1281
set osd_vbat_pos = 2423
set osd_rssi_pos = 218
set osd_tim_1_pos = 375
set osd_tim_2_pos = 2455
set osd_flymode_pos = 25
set osd_throttle_pos = 225
set osd_vtx_channel_pos = 377
set osd_crosshairs = 200
set osd_ah_sbar = 200
set osd_ah_pos = 200
set osd_current_pos = 2432
set osd_craft_name_pos = 2444
set osd_gps_speed_pos = 218
set osd_gps_lon_pos = 82
set osd_gps_lat_pos = 65
set osd_gps_sats_pos = 51
set osd_home_dir_pos = 302
set osd_home_dist_pos = 303
set osd_compass_bar_pos = 266
set osd_altitude_pos = 247
set osd_pid_roll_pos = 423
set osd_pid_pitch_pos = 455
set osd_pid_yaw_pos = 487
set osd_debug_pos = 1
set osd_power_pos = 321
set osd_pidrate_profile_pos = 345
set osd_warnings_pos = 41
set osd_avg_cell_voltage_pos = 353
set osd_pit_ang_pos = 257
set osd_rol_ang_pos = 289
set osd_battery_usage_pos = 392
set osd_disarmed_pos = 22
set osd_nheading_pos = 311
set osd_nvario_pos = 279
set osd_esc_tmp_pos = 82
set osd_esc_rpm_pos = 83
set osd_stat_max_spd = OFF
set osd_stat_bbox = OFF
set osd_stat_endbatt = ON
set osd_stat_bb_no = OFF
set osd_stat_tim_1 = ON
set vcd_video_system = 2

# profile
profile 0

set dterm_lowpass_type = PT1
set anti_gravity_gain = 4000
set setpoint_relax_ratio = 50
set dterm_setpoint_weight = 150
set p_pitch = 60
set i_pitch = 45
set d_pitch = 29
set p_roll = 53
set i_roll = 45
set d_roll = 27
set d_yaw = 27
set p_level = 25
set i_level = 25

# rateprofile
rateprofile 0

set rc_rate = 90
set rc_rate_yaw = 90
set rc_expo = 10
set rc_expo_yaw = 10
set roll_srate = 80
set pitch_srate = 80
set yaw_srate = 80
set tpa_rate = 20

Last edited by Outcast_RC; Apr 03, 2018 at 05:42 PM.
Apr 04, 2018, 10:49 AM
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Man that little guy rips!

I get mine tomorrow, Im going to print out a gopro mount and slap it on there. Ill try to get some nice HD footage posted!
Apr 04, 2018, 05:37 PM
Apr 04, 2018, 07:24 PM
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Apr 04, 2018, 08:06 PM
I really love how this handles. I haven't even felt the need to tune it. I don't even think I could improve on the stock tune anyway.
I think this is the only BNF I have purchased that came with accurate voltage and current calibration out of the box. It is consistently within 5% and that's balance charging where there is also some discharging to balance the packs so being a little higher than the OSD report when I balance charge is expected

My last flight reported 1016mAh used on the OSD and after balance charging it took 1048mAh

So far the out of the box mounting of the rx antennas has not been an issue and have had zero antenna prop strikes, which is not what I expected at all. Looping the stock vtx antenna and bringing it out the top without the need to zip tie it as its more than rigid enough this way, works extremely well, im getting way better reception than I did with the Kopis 1 and the kopis is using an Omni. I don't feel the need to mount the ipex to sma connector that's provided. The 2 pagoda LHCP's are smaller than I expected but have not used them at all.

I got a chance to take the Kopis 1 and the GT200N out around 7pm today

Betaflight Versions
Emax Hawk 5: 3.2.2 (stock)
Holybro Kopis 1: 3.2.1
Diatone GT200N: 3.1.6 (stock)

Hawk 5 - Kopis 1 - Crusader GT200N Punch-out Comparison Attempt (1 min 18 sec)

I haven't flown the GT200N in a while and I forgot to turn off the artificial horizon before I took it out. It is still on the stock tune with the stock betaflight 3.1.6 it came with. Forgot how loud it was.
Apr 05, 2018, 11:24 AM
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I bound it to my Taranis X9. The roll and pitch axis only show 1100 to 1900. While the throttle and yaw show the normal 1000 to 2000. I've never used a xm plus before. Is that normal? Do I need to set the rx range?

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