C rating is one of the most important factors to consider when buying LiPo batteries. In this tutorial we will explain what C rating is and why it’s important.
Loctite glue is an important element in a solid multirotor build. Also known as thread locker, Loctite is used to fix and lock threaded fasteners in place. Here I will share some information about this type of glue and how best to use it.
This tutorial aims to help you understand the basics of mini quad motors, which will help you choose the optimal and effective motor for your next quadcopter or racing drone build. Read More
When it comes to flying multirotors, generally there are two main flight modes we use, one is acro mode (AKA manual mode or rate mode), and the other is self level mode.
Winters can be hard on RC pilots and models, low temperatures can even lead to such profanity as “Nice weather for flying, but it’s too cold to go out there!” Here are a few tips and products that can help you and your quad survive those winter FPV sessions.
In this tutorial I will show you how to build an FPV mini quad (aka racing drone) from scratch. I have chosen some of the most affordable parts that have good performance, and I will also show you how to assemble this quadcopter and configure it for your first flight.
In this tutorial I will show you how to setup Betaflight firmware on a flight controller by going through each tab in the configurator.
This article provides an extensive list of brands and components for FPV mini quadcopters and racing drones. It’s an ever growing resource to keep you updated on all the new and exciting parts available for mini quad running 5″ and 6″ propellers.
I always prepare my new mini quad frames by chamfering the edge using a file or piece of sand paper, which is good for your carbon fibre frame.
ESC telemetry allows you to monitor the temperature of ESC, and the RPM of the motors. You can also monitor current usage without having a dedicated current sensor on the FC or PDB (real-time current draw and mAh consumed)
There are many transmitter options available for mini quads. While many would recommend a high end transmitter, beginners might choose to save a bit of cash on selecting a TX. This is completely understandable when you don’t know if the hobby is really for you, and this is where the FlySky range comes in.
Christmas is coming and people start to ask me what quadcopter (RC drone) they should buy for Christmas gifts in 2017. In this guide I will cover the important factors in choosing great drones as presents, and I will also provide you with a few ideas and recommendation.