Cyclone FPV Revelation-85HD Frame and Drone DIY / RTF / BNF / PNP

Cyclone FPV


Cyclone FPV Revelation-85HD Frame and Drone DIY / RTF / BNF / PNP

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Frame Specifications:

  • Origin: Made in the U.S.A. (Cyclone FPV in Spring Texas)
  • Material: 3K Carbon Fiber
  • Material: TPU
  • Construction: Hand-Crafted and Finished by Tarek Maalouf
  • Wheelbase: 85mm
  • FC Mounting Options: 16x16, 20x20, 25x25
  • Motor Mounting: 11xx / 12xx
  • Type: Unibody
  • Thickness: 2mm
  • 2" Prop Protectors
  • Weight (frame only): 5g *excluding Drone Skirt (tm)

Hardware Specifications for Revelation 85HD:

  • Flight Controller (FC): JHEMCU GHF405 25/35A AIO FC
  • Speed Controller (ESC): (see above)
  • Video Transmitter (VTX): Caddx Vista HD
  • Camera: DJI HD
  • Receiver (RX): SBus via DJI Transmitter
  • Motors: HGLRC 1106 3800KV (4s) or HGLRC 1106 2400KV (6s)
  • Props: HQProp T1.9x3x3¬† (or similar in brand, size, and color)
  • GPS: Beitian BN-180¬† (optional)
  • 2" Prop Guards
  • Weight (full build w/out LiPo): 123g
  • Weight (full build w/4S 450mAh): 177g
  • please note that weight would be less if Vista is not used
  • please note that the vista is not the stripped-down (naked) version

    Recommended LiPo:

    • Auline 4S 450mAh
    • Auline 4S 650mAh
    • Auline 4S 850mAh

    Package Contents for Frame Only:

    • 1 x Cyclone FPV Revelation-85HD Carbon Fiber Frame
    • 1 x TPU Printed Camera Mount
    • 1 x TPU LED/Buzzer Mount
    • 1 x¬†PLA 25-20mm Mount
    • 2 x M2x20mm Black Textured Aluminum Standoffs
      • (use these to insert into the side of the camera mount)
    • 1 x M2x5mm Black¬†Nylon Standoff
      • (use this to insert into the front of the camera mount)
    • 2 x M2x8mm¬†Button¬†Head Screws with Nylon Washers
      • (use these to fasten down the LED and Cam to the 20MM M2 Standoffs)
    • 4 x M2x8mm Button Head Screws
      • (use these in the 25-20 to fasten fc to frame)
    • 4 x M2x10mm Button Head Screws
      • (use these in the 25-20 plate to fasten standoffs to)
    • 4 x M2 Nylon Fasteners
      • (use these to tighten the bottom FC Cover under the frame)
    • 1 x Hook and Latch Adhesive
      • (one side will be applied to the FC Cover. the other goes on your LiPo)
    • 4 x 2" Prop Guards (screws are not included. these vary depending on motors)

    Optional Additions:

    • Drone Skirt (tm) - $9.99
    • Painted Prop Guards - $5.00¬†

    Update 12/23/2020:

    You can now order the Revelation-85A and Revelation-85HD with painted prop guards that will match the Drone Skirt (tm) color of your choice. 

    Update 12/17/2020: 

    I have made a design change that will now allow for the FC and the VTX or Vista to all be mounted on the top in a low-profile configuration. This reduced the overall weight by eliminating the bottom TPU cover and allowed for a light 25-20 PLA plate to be added on the top. The battery now fastens to the velcro directly at the base of the frame. 

    Update 12/15/2020:

    During an extreme crash test where the Revelation-85 was flown at full-speed into a basketball backboard, I noticed that the diamond cuts in the arms were a bit weak. I modified the frame to remove the diamonds and add a 20mm circle. While the frame is not expected to handle such an impact, the change proved to be very positive in the secondary test flights. If you ordered the Revelation-85HD or 85A frame and it shipped out prior to 12/15/2020, please contact me and I will ship you a base frame for free. You just cover the minimal shipping.

    Update 12/14/2020:

    I have decided to change the FC that was used in this build. The new FC used will be the GHF405 25A/35A AIO FC.