Quad with 8 inch props

Parts list:
    Motors: NTM Prop Drive Series 28-26A 1200kv
    ESC: Afro 20 Amp with SimonK Firmware.
    Props: 8 inch x 4.5 SlowFly
    Props Adpt: NTM Prop Drive 28 Series Accessory Pack
    Controller: HK Multiwii and Megapirate AIO Flight Controller
    Software: MultiWii 2.3 and MegaPirateNG
    Bluetooth, shared with USB port
    Radio: FrSky X8R
    Battery: ZIPPY Flightmax 2650mAh 4S1P 45C
    Plastic Parts: ABS, printed on 3D printer
    Motor to Motor distance: 22 diag inches
    Weight: 964 grams, 34 oz, 2.13 lbs , does not include battery
    Hover: Quad hovers at 40 percent throttle with 4S batteries

I am using this quad for testing 4S vs 3S batteries.
So far using 4S batteries the motors stay cool and the ESC are only a little warm.

Quadcopter with 8 inch props

Electronics Setup

CAD overview

Last updated 2 August 2014