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Qualcomm Flight RB5 Unboxing

This guide will walk you from taking the Qualcomm Flight RB5 out of the box and up into the air!

For technical details, see the datasheet.


Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) are sophisticated, and can be dangerous. Please use caution when using this or any other drone. Do not fly in close proximity to people and wear proper eye protection. Obey local laws and regulations.



What’s in the Box

Included in the box are:

  • Qualcomm Flight RB5 Development Kit with Spektrum Receiver
  • 10” props
  • Fan (for desktop development use)


Required Materials

To follow this user guide, you’ll need the following:

  • Spektrum Transmitter
    • e.g. SPMR6655, SPM8000 or SPMR8000
    • Any Spektrum transmitter with DSMX/DSM2 compatibility will likely work
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  • LiPo 4S battery with XT60 connector
    • e.g. Gens Ace 3300mAh, or any 4S battery with XT60 connector
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  • Host computer with:
    • QGroundControl 3.5.6+
    • Ubuntu 18.04+
    • Wi-Fi

Next Steps

Get an overview of the vehicle components