Monday, July 19, 2021

Flight Evolution FE 1720G RTF FPV


A ready to fly first person view platform from Flight Evolution.

Our FE 1720G is based on the Talon platform which we have found to be a very solid general “G” purpose plane for a variety of uses.  It has the most cargo capacity of any plane we sell and can fly for several hours when loaded up with batteries.  Up to 4 cameras can be used on this platform.  A downward facing camera mount and a 45 degree camera mount inside the fuselage provides excellent aerial terrain photography and video while our 360 degree Pan Tilt for the flight camera and a GoPro provides excellent FPV control and recording.  We customize the front pod using a durable ABS plastic skid plate and FPV platform for better rigidity and equipment mounting options.  We also add a quick attachment detail to the V tail so this plane can be easily dismantled into 5 pieces for traveling and storage.

EPO foam and internal carbon wing reinforcement rods give this plane very good structural integrity.  The spacious fuselage is easy to access and allows for different camera, battery and equipment installs.  The pusher motor location ensures no prop strikes using 13″ propellers so this plane is more efficient and safer than many others. It is a very well thought out design which can also be launched from the ground or by hand.  It will fly fast, slow, far or efficient depending on the equipment used and how we set it up.

Shown with OEM Clear Dome Canopy and our 360 Degree Pan and Flight Camera GoPro Tilt kit.  Transmitter and GoPro not included.

Custom paint scheme like this “First Aid Plane” available upon request and for an additional charge.

Components included:

  • Dragonlink or EZuhf UHF rx and antenna for long range flight
  • 3825 750kv OS Motor with vibration absorbing rubber mounts
  • Castle Creations Edge 75amp ESC with Data logger , 10amp Bec and 12v voltage regulator with filter
  • Uthere Ruby Autopilot and OSD with GPS, airmag sensor, expander and micro SD card for flight logging
  • Hitec Metal Gear servos
  • Metal clevis and control rods and upgraded nylon control horns
  • Reinforced control hinges and 5mil laminated control surfaces
  • TBS59 FPV flight camera
  • 400mW FPV video transmitter and cloverleaf antenna
  • OEM Clear Dome Canopy
  • CXN Front nose assembly
  • 360 Degree Pan Tilt box
  • XT60 connectors, heavy gauge flexible wiring
  • 13×8 propeller
  • Quick disconnect V Tail


Wingspan: 1718mm
Body length: 1100mm
Wing Area: 60dm2
Empty Weight: 1050g
Material: EPO foam design, carbon and laminated reinforcements
0.2-0.3:1 Thrust to weight ratio
Length: 1100mm
Weight without equipment: 1050g
Flying weight: 2.5-3.5kg
Recommended motor: 2820 – 3800 size outrunner, 500-1000w with 10-14 inch prop
Flying time: 30-120 mins with 4s batteries

Gary Mortimer
Founder and Editor of sUAS News | Gary Mortimer has been a commercial balloon pilot for 25 years and also flies full-size helicopters. Prior to that, he made tea and coffee in air traffic control towers across the UK as a member of the Royal Air Force.