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This is supposed to be a list of proven setups for the Skywalker X8 R/C aircraft. The idea started out in the X8-thread at rcgroups.com and the goal is to give some help to people which are planning to build an X8 themselves.

 

FPV-setups

LiPo mAh Motor kV Prop L Vmax Max
amps
Cruise
amps
Endurance
(mins)
TOW
(kg)
Owner Comments
4S2P 10000 Turnigy 3542 S-line 830 Aeronaut 13x6.5 90kph
60mph
44 6-7 70 3.3 Dr. Tom camera-photo camera-video camera-video camera-video camera-video
4S2P 10000 Hacker A30 10XL V2 900 Graupner Carbon 11x7

135kph
84mph

44 8-9 >50 3.1 Skipper Billy internet-mail
4S1P 5000 O.S. 3825 750 Aeronaut CAM 12x8   46 5.1 >50 2.69 wmartin  
4S2P 10000 Robbe Roxxy C 42-50-05 1000 Aeronaut 12x6.5 124kph
77mph
65 8-10 50 3.4 DeVilbiss camera-photo camera-photo camera-video
4S2P 10000 Turnigy 3548 790 Graupner CAM 11x6 108kph
67mph
45 10-12 >45 3.6 Jeff Watt camera-video camera-video
4S1P 5000 Turnigy 3548/6 790 Aeronaut 12x8 120kph
75mph
30 5 45 2.8 ducati749r camera-video camera-photo camera-photo camera-photo
3S1P
3S2P
5000
10000
Scorpion SII-3020 1110 APC 12x8.5 120kph
75mph
65 8-8.5 ~37  2.97 Daemon  
3S1P
3S2P
4000
5000
10000
Scorpion SII-3020 1110 Aeronaut 12x8 N/A N/A N/A N/A 2.8 geives1 #1
4S1P
4S2P
5000
10000
Scorpion SII-3026 890 APC 12x6 U/T U/T U/T U/T 3.4 geives1 #2
4S1P 5000 PowerPro 3520 840 Hobby King 12x6 U/T U/T U/T U/T U/T daggad camera-photo camera-photo
4S2P 10000 Turnigy NTM 42-38 750   13x6.5 U/T U/T U/T U/T 5 imagecatcher internet-web-browserinternet-mail parachute

 

UAV / autonomous setups

LiPo mAh Motor kV Prop L Vmax Max
amps
Cruise
amps
Endurance
(mins)
TOW
(kg)
Owner Comments
3S5P 25000 Turnigy NTM 35-48 900 Master Airscrew 12x8

110kph68mph

48 12-17 90 4.8 u4eake APM 2.5
6S1P 5000 Turnigy NTM 42-58 500 APC 13x10 75kph
46mph
    50 3.9 Zedtwitz APM 2.0
3S2P 8000 Turnigy NTM 35-42A 1250 No name 10.5x8   60 8-9 >45 3 Pattaya01 FY31AP
4S1P 5100 EMAX BL2826/06 850 APC 10x7E 105kph
65mph
35 8 20-35 2.4 Tim McPherson camera-photo APM 2.5

N/A = not available, U/T = untested yet

Colors:
Green = All relevant efficiency data available
Yellow = Some data missing but efficiency can be established
Red = Not enough data to establish efficiency