Cube FPV

Building Resources

Here in the resources section you will find information and guides to help you build, set up and configure your drone. 
Rather than trying to cover every possible scenario of drone build, the content presented here covers the main concepts and procedures that the beginner builder needs to follow to complete their first drone build and set it up for flight. 

FPV Motor Information

Examples of common motor sizes used in various categories of drones

A great resource if you are trying to work out what size motor you need for your next build. This guide gives some general information as well as graphs showing what motors are used in common BNF drones.

Comparisons of motor stator volumes for all motors.

This resource can be used to give you an idea of what replacement motors you could choose for a particular motor size. The table and chart show all motor sizes lined up side by side according to stator volume which equates to motor strength.

See what various size motors are commonly used for in FPV.

This resource shows all commonly used motor sizes for FPV quads. You can see what type of drones a prticular motor size is used for and also see the crossover in usage of a particular motor.

Find motors of similar size by width and height ratio.

Use this resource to find motors of a similar size AND purpose. Motors here are compared to other motors with a similar aspect ratio (stator width and height). By looking at this, you can compare motors suitable for similar types of drones.

BetaFlight 4.2 Setup Checklist

A quick guide to configuring BetaFlight 4.2 settings on your new scratch build.

For beginners – Use the dropdowns to see a more detailed explanation and instructional videos.

For experienced builders – Use as a checklist for to make sure you don’t skip anything in the setup process.

BLHeli32 Bit Settings for BetaFlight 4.2

My preferred BetaFlight settings for 32 bit BLHeli ESC setup. 

Procedure for the ESC settings when setting up a new quad which has BLHeli_32 ESC Firmware, or for when ESCs with BLHeliS firmware have been upgraded to 32 bit Firmware.