Am looking for building a Fixed Wing UAV for Aerial mapping and performing it based on my own research. Your suggestions are most welcome to correct myself in building it. 


To assemble a Fixed wing UAV for Aerial Mapping with 2.5 - 3 hours endurance


1. Skywalker X8 (2122mm) airframe

2. TURNIGY Plush 60amp Electronic Speed Controller

3. Aeronaut CAM carbon 12x6.5 folding prop blades, Aeronaut 36mm Precision Spinner for 5mm shafts, 38mm Aluminium centre piece, Folding Propeller Blade Stopper

4. X8R 8/16Ch - FrSky S.BUS ACCST Telemetry Receiver

5. Digital Air Speed Sensor And Pitot Tube Set

6. Turnigy TGY-225MG Analog High Torque Servo 26g – 2

7. Turnigy Aerodrive SK3 - 3542-800kv motor

8. Pixhawk 2.1 autopilot

9. Taranis X9D Plus transmitter


11. 22,050 mAh Li- ion battery – 2

13. Carbon Fiber sheet (1 Roll – 4 x 6)

14. Balsa Wood 

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Are you using pre-preg carbon fibre sheets that just need to be ironed on?

also how have you mitigated / what issues if any have you encountered with RF attenuation due to the carbon fibre shielding film?

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