Introduction: FPV Racing Drone Build - Complete Guide

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This is my complete FPV racing building guide. I made these videos to make it easier for beginners to easily find all the information. My number one priority is to make it affordable.

Step 1:

  • Assemble the frame (Velocity F-ONE)
  • Mount the flight controller (CC3D)
  • Mount the motors (RCTimer 1806)
  • Solder 2mm bullet connectors to the motors and the ESC's.
  • Add heat shrink tubing

Parts used in video #1:

Brushless Motor:
Flight Controller:
Frame (Sweden):
Frame (International):
Bullet Connectors:
Electric Speed Controller
Heat Shrink Tubing:

Step 2:

  • Add heat shrink tubing on the video transmitter.
  • Mount the video transmitter (Elgae 200mW)
  • Attach a piece of LED-light (Awesomeness)
  • Connect the ESC servo connectors to the flight controller.
  • Solder the main power leads.
  • Add heat shrink tubing.
  • Solder the XT60 connector.
  • Mount the FPV camera using hot glue and foam.
  • Screw on the propeller adapters on to the motors.
  • Connect all the signal wires to the receiver.
  • Bind the transmitter with the receiver.

Parts used in video #2:

Heat Shrink Tubing (big):
Mounting Pads:
22AWG Wire:
16AWG Wire:
Helping Hands:
XT60 Connector:
Cable Ties:,11-0...
1.5mm Hex Screwdriver:
Transmitter and Receiver:
Turnigy Nano Tech 1300mah 3S 25-50C:

Step 3:

  • Connect the USB to mini-USB to the flight controller.
  • Download the software.
  • Start the "Vehicle Setup Wizard".
  • Follow the steps in the video.
  • Start the "Transmitter Setup Wizard".
  • Follow the steps in the video.
  • Try out the default PID-settings.
  • Use zip ties to fasten the wires.

Parts used in video #3:

Software download:
Zip ties:
USB to mini-USB

Step 4:

  • Glue the foam cushions to the goggles.
  • Remove the protective film.
  • Assemble the fresnel lens.
  • Put the housing in the support glove.
  • Install the video receiver.
  • Add some soft "rubber-foam" on the sides.
  • Connect all the wires.
  • Power up the quadcopter and look at the image in your goggles.

Parts used in video #4:

FPV goggles:
Video receiver:

Step 5:

  • Check the voltage of the battery.
  • 11.1V = empty battery
  • 12.6V = full battery
  • Mount the battery using a battery strap.
  • Fly it!

Parts used in video #5

Lipo Battery Voltage Tester:

IMAX B3 Charger:



ahmet_024102 (author)2016-05-22

thank you ı liked

kennybatista (author)2016-04-19

Is there a way to live stream the video data to the web?

Dream-Dancer (author)2016-03-22

Have you raced yet?

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Bio: My name is Simon Sörensen and I am the creator of RCLifeOn. I´m 19 years old and live in a town called Trollh ... More »
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