pepperF1SH — the world’s lightest brushless FPV quadcopter

This page is about the adventure of building the world’s lightest brushless FPV quadcopter: pepperF1SH 30.7g AUW! How it all started When winter was approaching germany I felt the irresistible desire to build something small and lightweight to get some indoor training. The Tinywhoop is nice, but if you are honest, brushed quadcopters suck at… Read More »

tinyFISH FC — redefining small and light (1.7g!)

This is my approach to probably the smallest and lightest STM32F3 based flight controller with an integrated FrSky compatible receiver so far — tinyFISH FC. Recently some Chinese sellers picked up my design, removed the fishpepper logo, produced and started selling my design under their name. They violate the license under which I shared the… Read More »


Pagoda antenna — the trippleGODA by fishpepper

This post was last edited on 1st of April I recently ordered a set of Pagoda antennas on SeeedStudio. It is ridiculous cheap, 160 antenna sets for $40 plus importing tax. I can crash my copter for years now without ever having to buy a new antenna — finally! Having a solid background in microwave… Read More »

Racerstar F3D8 VS fishpepper tinyFISH FC

Well, it finally happened. China took one of my designs, removed my logos, renamed it (what was wrong with tinyFISH FC?), and started selling it as their creation: The “Racerstar” F3D8! But let’s start from the beginning: On November the 21st 2016 I started to blog about my tinyFISH FC. I developed it because I… Read More »

tinyPEPPER ESC – How to build your own! [v0.5]

In this post I am going to share all the parts you need to build your own super tiny tinyPEPPER 4in1 Blheli_S ESC. All the following information applies to the current version 0.5 of tinyPEPPER (tagged as revision 0.5). If you are wondering what makes this thing so special, have a look at the main… Read More »

tinyFISH FC – How to build your own! [revision 0.2b]

In this post I am going to share all the parts you need to build your own super lightweight tinyFISH flight controller with an integrated, FrSky compatible rx. All the following information applies to the current version 0.2b of tinyFISH (tagged as revision 0.2b). Changes compared to the previous revision 0.2: fixed the numbering of… Read More »

pepperFIISH — 2S prototype thrust testing video

pepperFIISH I finally found some time to take my new 2S version of the pepperF1SH quadcopter for a walk fly: It was quite gusty that day but most of the time I did not notice it in flight. This was just some thrust testing, turn on the speakers, it sounds really creepy for such a… Read More »

pepperFIISH — 36g copter and 288g thrust (8:1), anyone?

Busy times… The pepperF1SH for the world tour is more or less ready, I am just waiting for the batteries to arrive. Openground gets a new low level driver library, which by the way seems to reduce the flash usage to one half of the old one… Ah and by the way I started to… Read More »

pepperF1SH — time to grab some Frames!

I just uploaded the design files for the pepperF1SH to armattan productions. I ordered frames designed by others in the past, they come in very good quality and the shipping time to germany is quite fast. I think they ship from Taiwan. You can visit my store and buy my pepperF1SH designs following this link.… Read More »

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