In this tutorial I will show you how to build a racing drone (aka FPV mini quad) from scratch step by step. It walks you through what components you need, how to assemble the quadcopter, and configure the software for your first flight.
The Strix Screech 5″ freestyle frame is a great value option developed by ReadymadeRC. I am still finding it hard to believe you can get a frame of this quality at such a low price.
We get many requests to recommend mini quad parts, but It’s impossible for someone to review every product in this hobby. We have created these “Top 5 Best” lists to keep the community informed of the latest and most recommended mini quad frames in the hobby.
I highly recommended the Holybro Kopis 1 as a pre-built racing drone, one year later they stepped it up with the Holybro Kopis 2 SE! Let’s check out the new features and hardware and whether it’s better than the first version.
I get asked frequently what gear I use and what multirotors I fly, so here is a list of mini quad and equipment that I regularly use. Note that I am not sponsored by any companies, I only recommend products that I have good experience with.
More and more top pilots are posting cinematically edited long range FPV videos of mountain dives, flying across rivers or sweeping over villages. The sense of exploration in these videos is truly amazing, and reminds me of what got me interested in FPV in the beginning, to explore!
This tutorial provides an overview of mini quad frame, what to look out for to get the best frame, and how the frame affects flight performance. There are many considerations go into choosing an ideal frame for your very personal requirement and style.
The VIFLY R130 is a beginner-friendly 3″ RTF quadcopter that uses some of the latest components on the market and is designed with durability in mind.
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 washing off carbon dust and chamfering the edge using a file or piece of sand paper, which is good for your carbon fibre frame.
I don’t review many pre-built racing drones, because I believe mini quad’s that are self built are usually better in terms of value and performance. But The Holybro Kopis 1 might have changed my mind about it.