Gougoushou Alloy Raider The Metal Drone Flight Test Review

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This quadcopter is somewhat unique in that it’s actually made of a metal alloy. But surprisingly it’s very lightweight at only 106 grams, and is a great stable flier. Find it here http://shrsl.com/?~b4qs

Pro’s
– Metal canopy. Believe the intent is to stiffen up quadcopter arms to crashes. But not sure how effective this will be.
– Easy disassembly. Should make motor replacements very easy. Also uses widely available 8.5x20mm motors (Latraxx Alias, WLToys V212/V222 motors).
– Very stable flier in low rate. Excellent for beginners.
– Very maneuverable in intermediate and expert.
– Transmitter buttons are all labeled …. in English! πŸ™‚
– LED light strip on each arm. Should be good night flier
– Headless mode and one key return.
– Quadcopter gradually lands itself at battery LVC (No stop and drop. I like that!)
– Except for flips, this quad flies and sounds like a WLToys V212/V222 (my all time favorites!)

Con’s
– Not very good at flips. Wobbles after a flip.
– Antenna is placed external to the canopy to improve reception due to the metal canopy.
– User manual is all in Chinese, no translation (but again, its transmitter is labeled in English).

and here is its flight demonstration

Specifications:
Brand: GOUGOUSHOU
Color: White
Material: Alloy + ABS
Channel: 4.5CH
Gyro: 6 Axis
Remote Frequency: 2.4G
Control Distance: About 100-150m
Charger Time: About 60mins
Flight Time: 8-10mins (I got a little ove 5 minutes with my first flight)
Battery For Quadcopter: 3.7V 600mAh(included)
Battery For Transmiter: 6 x AA Alkaline Battery (not included)
Quadcopter Size: 48.5cm*42cm*12.5cm
Quadcopter Weight: 106g
Packing: Window Box

Package Content:
1 x RC Quadcopter, 1 x Remote Control Transmitter, 2 x Spare Propellers, 1 x 3.7V 600mAh Battery, 1 x Screwdriver, 1 x USB Charging Cable, 1 x User Manual (Mine was in Chinese)

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MUSIC LICENSE
“Awel” by stefsax
http://ccmixter.org/files/stefsax/7785
is licensed under a Creative Commons license:
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/
music was shortened to fit length of video.

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