NEWS: EMAX Night Hawk 280, the Walkera Runner 250 Killer ?

A new interesting RTF racer kit is announced at BG:

and also annouced by Gearbest



Brand name :EMAX
Item name:Nighthawk Pro 280mm Quadcopter Frame RTF
Wheelbase: 280mm
Flight Weight: 440g(No Battery Included)
Frame Size: 252mm*260mm*75mm
Package Size: 315*295*100(mm)
Motor: MT2204(Customization Version)
ESC: BLheli 12A 4in1(Integrate on board)
Propeller: 6045
Flight controller: Skyline32(Integrate on board)
FPV transmitter: 20MW/200MW
Antenna: 5.8G Clover 3 Blade Antenna Straight Connector
FPV Camera: 1/3-inch CMOS
Transmitter and Receiver

Configuration Suggest:
Battery: 3S,1500-2200mAH 30C

-Independent designed solid, durable and stable frame, centroid and center of gravity are same even battery installed
Prebuilt frame and extra accessories, Built with powerful EMAX power system and open source flight controller to ensure power and customizable (RTF model can fly after battery and propellers installed). The sturdy copter frame has extensive flight test and endurance test.
-Bright COB rear LED, different LED color can use distinguish copters when group flying (LED power consumption is 4W, which might decrease flying times.)
-All in one design to combine ESC, BEC, and flight controller for easy installation and easy replacement. Plug and play motor, easy for swapping motor and no soldering needed.
Independent. Independent ESC and flight controller and power supply. ESC switch to perform single ESC calibration and boot pad to perform software and firmware upgrade.
-Flight controller use 32bit ARM micro processor, fast process speed to ensure fast respond
Gyroscope, magnetometer, and accelerometer and barometer expansion port. With CPPM receiver GPS feature can be enable. (GPS module sold separately)
-Support RC Input: standard signal, CPPM (PPM SUM) signal, PWM singal.
-Low voltage monitoring and low voltage warning. (Buzzer sold separately)
Use EMAX 12A ESC, support open source BLHeli and ONESHOT feature; flight controller is based on NAZE32 Skyline32, support open source configurator Baseflight and Cleanflight
-Extra power output and power output switch for LED expansion.

Package Included:
1 X EMAX Nighthawk Pro 280mm Quadcopter
1 X Transmitter




Seems to be a very interesting plateform, mainly opensource …. No word about the type of RX & TX used….

Exist also in ARTF, maybe it”s even more interesting if you have already a good radio:

or at :

As usual, wait & see … but sounds not bad…. just a concern about the 4-in-1 ESC integrated directly into the main PCB

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