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Armattan Rooster 6" Freestyle FPV Frame

    The Armattan Rooster is a compressed-x, freestyle frame. At first glance, it may seem similar to the Chameleon, but if you look carefully, almost nothing beyond the shape is the same. First and foremost, the Rooster uses new materials. Armattan developed a new carbon...

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The Armattan Rooster is a compressed-x, freestyle frame. At first glance, it may seem similar to the Chameleon, but if you look carefully, almost nothing beyond the shape is the same. First and foremost, the Rooster uses new materials. Armattan developed a new carbon fiber weave in conjunction with this frame. It still has some spring but is much less likely to delaminate in a high impact. While this carbon will eventually be used in all of Armattan's frames, the Rooster will be the first to sport this upgrade. Another change is that the camera cage is now grade 5 titanium. By moving to a slightly more expensive material, Armattan has doubled the strength of the camera cage at the same mass as the Chameleon's. The rear standoffs on the Rooster are also newly developed for this airframe. They extend out past the rear of the top and bottom carbon to protect from a direct rear impact. In addition, the bolt holes in the middle provide for modular antenna mounting plates: now available to serve and protect a wider variety of VTX's. Lastly, the Rooster uses stainless steel, flathead bolts. Besides the low profile making bolts less likely to damage LiPos or cameras, this hardware is terribly strong. You will find that you'll strip your driver long before you damage your hardware, and the weight gain over using aluminum is minimal.

If you take a closer look at the cage, you'll notice a few more important features.  As is expected from Armattan, there is a lot of FPV camera protection.  You can fly safely with your cam anywhere from 25 to 60 degrees.  In addition, the center-point of the camera has been lowered in comparison to the Chameleon.

The rear of this craft has a couple options that aren't obvious to the naked eye.  The first option is the standard rear plate.  This comes with 3 molded rubber components: a grommet for mounting the SMA adapter, and two cones to mount your RX antenna tubes.  This should provide a clear and satisfying mount point for any pilot with any VTX.  If you use a "Unify" style transmitter (that has two flanges on the sides of the SMA pigtail), you may prefer the optional rear-plate.  That plate allows you to hard-mount the SMA adapter to the rear of your craft and even provides you with space below for a rear-mounted XT-60.
Please note: for both rear plates, it is recommended that you use a VTX that has a pigtail.

If that wasn't enough, there are some final upgrades that you may not have seen.  The swappable arms are clear of the center-stack, providing you with a couple extra millimeters of stack height while maintaining a 20mm deck height.  This also allows you to make upgrades or change a broken arm without needing to unscrew the FC.  In addition, the front arm slots around the titanium cage creating a bomb-proof mounting point.  The widened camera cage, as previously mentioned, allows for all M2 bolts to be removed from the frame's construction.  Rejoice, for now you can construct your entire frame with a single hex driver!  Lastly, the small, interior top-plates are completely optional.  While they provide a bit more strength and an extra area to mount a VTX or RX, we feel strongly enough about the frame to warranty it with or without those two plates of carbon.

Warranty

You want it? You got it. If you cock up your frame, you can rest assured knowing that Armattan's legendary transferable lifetime warranty has got you covered from your aluminum tail-feathers to your titanium head. That's our promise.

Specification

  • Frame Weight approx 125 grams
  • Motor to Motor 230mm @ 5in, 253mm @ 6in
  • Frame Shape Compressed X
  • Main Plate Thickness 4mm
  • Arm Thickness 4mm
  • Hardware
  • Stainless Steel Bolts
  • Titanium Cage
  • Aluminum Standoffs
  • Motor Mount Pattern 22xx
  • Center Stack Mount 30.5mm
  • FPV Camera Mount 28.5mm (Swift v2, Arrow v3, etc)
  • Max Stack Height 22mm
  • Warrantied Parts All carbon fiber
  • Recommended Components
  • Motor Size 2306/2450kv
  • ESCs 30a
  • Prop Size 5" or 6" (arm options available)
  • LiPo 4-5S/1300mAh

Includes

Titanium:

  • 2x Camera-cage braces

Hardware:

  • 6x 4mm flat-head M3 bolts
  • 8x 6mm flat-head M3 bolts
  • 3x 8mm flat-head M3 bolts
  • 3x 10mm flat-head M3 bolts
  • 10x 12mm flat-head M3 bolts 
  • 10x M3 sunk-nuts
  • 10x Nylock M3 nuts
  • 16x 6mm M3 button-head (motor) bolts
  • 6x 8mm M2 cup-head (camera) bolts

Aluminum:

  • 1x 28.6 Front standoff (silver)
  • 2x Rear standoffs (black)

Nylon:

  • 5x 6mm standoffs
  • 5x nuts
  • 5x 16mm button-head M3 bolts

Carbon Fiber:

  • 1x 2mm Top (LiPo) plate 
  • 1x 1.5mm HD Cam plate
  • 1x 1.5mm Small front (top) plate
  • 1x 1.5mm Small rear (top) plate
  • 1x 2mm Rear VTX plates (Standard and TBS)
  • 1x 4mm Main plate
  • 4x 4mm Arms - 5 inch or 6 inch

Other:

  • 1x Lipo strap
  • 1x LiPo foam pad
  • 1x HD camera foam pad
  • 4x Dog-bone landing pads
  • 1x Molded rubber SMA grommet (included with standard VTX plate)
  • 3x Molded rubber antenna tube mounts (included with standard VTX plate)

Note: All shipping prices listed on our site are for shipping and handling costs associated with shipping your order. 

Domestic Shipping within the USA

By default we ship via USPS (United States Postal Service) to anywhere in the United States. But, if you are interested in a faster option such as DHL email us at info@catalystmachineworks.com and we can give you instructions on how to get expedited shipping. If you want expedited shipping be sure to email us prior to checking out with your order. We will arrange a shipping quote for you and then give you instructions on how to include this shipping option at checkout. Our USPS shipping option usually takes 2 to 4 days to reach anywhere in the USA. By default this shipping option will NOT require a signature. If you want us to specify signature required please let us know prior to placing your order. 

USPS Insurance 

USPS shipping includes $50 insurance by default. If you require more please let us know prior to placing your order. PLEASE NOTE: We will not be held liable in the event your package or package contents are lost, damaged, or stolen during shipping. When your package leaves our shop and is placed in the hands of the shipping service it is out of our hands. We have no control of what happens to your package after it leaves our doors. Shipping insurance it available to protect you in the event something happens to your package during delivery. We will not reimburse you for lost, damaged, or stolen items. That is what shipping insurance is for. If you would like to add shipping insurance to cover the value of your purchase email us at info@catalystmachineworks.com for more info. 

International Shipping 

We can ship to almost anywhere in the world! Available international shipping options are using United States Postal Service (USPS) or DHL. USPS shipping will be per the flat rate option. This is $28 and can take 6-10 days to reach your country. From here your country postal service will deliver your package and can add additional delivery time. Usually USPS tracking ends once the package reaches your country. Our second shipping option is using DHL. This is considered a premium option and is very fast. Customer service with DHL is the best in the shipping business. Typically DHL only takes 2-3 days to delivery to most locations throughout the world. DHL international shipping always comes with tracking. While this is a more expensive option it is much better than USPS. 

Shipment Handling Time

We require 1 full business day to ship. Additionally, some products come with a longer lead times to ship (see product descriptions). Orders received on Friday may be shipped out the following Monday morning.

Restocking Fee

You can return any item you buy from us for a refund. The item must be completely unopened, brand new, unused, and not damaged. We will wait to receive the product into our stock before issuing a refund. We will also make an assessment of the item, once received. If it is damaged in any way we will not issue a refund and send the item back to you. You have two weeks (from the date order placed) to return any item for a full refund. After the two week grace period we apply a 25% restocking fee. 

Return Policy 

If you believe an item you have purchased is defective our policy is a follows: 

  1. Email us first with your issue. We will instruct you as to whether the item needs to be returned to us. Our email is info@catalystmachineworks.com. Assuming we instruct you to return the item to us please ship it to the address below. 

  2. Once we receive the item our team will access it. 

  3. If we determine the item is indeed defective we will give you a full refund for the price of the item, or replace it. 

  4. If we determine there is nothing wrong with the item we will ship it back to you at your cost (you pay for the return shipping). 

  5. We DO NOT replace broken frame parts, electronics, or accessories you have crashes into the ground, a tree, a fence, a human, or anything else for that matter.