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Top 5 Best FPV Mini Quadcopter Cameras of 2017

As the year comes to an end, we list our top 5 camera picks of 2017. Below, we include specifications for each camera so that you can make an informed decision when selecting your next FPV camera.To choose the best FPV camera for your quadcopter, there ...

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Top 5 Best Video Transmitters for Mini Quadcopters & Features

The video transmitter (also known as a VTX) relays video footage from the FPV camera to the video receiver.  This allows the footage to be displayed on FPV goggles.  Although FPV signal quality and range can be impacted by a variety of factors, the mor ...

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Top 7 Mistakes new Quadcopter Pilots Make and How to Avoid Them

New to the hobby and feeling overwhelmed? Don't worry, we have all been there. While most things you will learn with time, some things are extremely important to know right from the start. We have listed  7 of the top mistakes new pilots make so you ca ...

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Top 5 Best FPV Mini Quad Antennas 2017

Finding an antenna that suits your flying style and fits your budget can be a daunting task.  We have rated the Top 5 FPV Mini Quad Antennas based on the cost performance ratio, picture quality, range and general performance to help you make an educate ...

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F7 Flight Controller Features Explained

With the release of Betaflight 3.2 around the corner there is an increased interest in the F7 - the new generation of flight controller on the market.  We break down some of the F7's features and compare it to the F1, F3 and F4.  It is important to not ...

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Betaflight V3.2 Overview and Feature Summary

For quadcopter enthusiasts, the Betaflight 3.2 October 2017 release date (est.) cannot come soon enough. Many pilots have been installing the pre-released beta version and experimenting with some of the new features, some with unstable results.  While ...

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Liftoff - FPV Drone Racing Simulator Review

Liftoff is an FPV drone racing simulator on the PC, usable through Steam. Liftoff has been around since late 2015 and is developed by LuGus Studios, a small company based out of Belgium. The developers have done a great job over the years keeping Lifto ...

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FrSky M7 Hall Sensor Gimbal for Taranis Q X7

In this article we take a look at the FrSky M7 Hall Sensor Gimbal upgrade for the newly popular Taranis Q X7. This new gimbal is much like its big brother, the M9 Gimbal for the Taranis X9D and X9D Plus but manufactured to fit the size difference of th ...

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BLHeli_32 Firmware & DShot 1200 Overview

BLHeli_32 is the new 3rd generation of BLHeli containing software and firmware which allows new and exciting features for ESCs improving on its predecessor BLHeli_S. If you are not familiar with ESCs, they essentially contain a small microprocessor tha ...

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Top 5 Best Flight Controllers June 2017

There are a ton of great options for flight controllers these days. We've taken a look at all the options on the market and put together the top 5 best flight controllers for June 2017. This list features flight controller boards designed specifically ...

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Best All-in-One Boards for Quadcopters

All-in-One (AIO) boards are becoming increasingly popular this year as we see more manufacturers producing them due to increased interest and demand. AIO boards typically come with FC and ESC's built in along with the PDB requirements. Some boards also ...

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RunCam Split - Details Released!

Not long ago, the RunCam 3 was discontinued due to a patent claim for its similarities to the popular GoPro Session.  Not even a month later, RunCam already has its successor, the RunCam Split! Lets dive in and see what its all about. The RunCam Split ...

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Eachine Wizard X220S Comparison Review

The Eachine Wizard X220S looks to be another amazing quadcopter for a great price. Lets see how it stacks up against its predecessor, the Wizard X220.

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Best FatShark Goggle Alternatives

With FatShark being the most popular goggles on the market, we showcase some excellent alternatives with all the great features and at a competitive price

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FPV Quadcopter Part Spotlight: On-Screen Display (OSD)

We take an in depth look at on-screen displays for FPV pilots. This article covers what an OSD is, how it works, and helps you choose the right one.

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ImpulseRC Alien 5" Mr Steele Quadcopter Build

Alien 5" Mr Steele FPV Quadcopter Build Guide

We show you how what you need and how to build the Alien 5" frame from ImpulseRC like Mr Steele. Full parts list, build notes, and wiring diagram inside.

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Beginner Drone Guide

Beginner Drone Guide: Types, Quality, & Applications

Discover drone types, applications, & quality guidelines. We help you identify the right approach for your needs and help you get started flying.

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FrSky M9 Gimbal Upgrade Product Spotlight

FrSky Releases M9 Gimbal Upgrade for Taranis X9D

We take a look at the M9 gimbal upgrade for the popular FrSky Taranis X9D and X9D Plus. This Hall Effect gimbal provides a much desired transmitter upgrade.

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Component Spotlight FPV Cameras

FPV Quadcopter Part Spotlight: FPV Cameras

An FPV or first person video camera is a small camera mounted to the front of your quadcopter. We take an in-depth look at these cameras and how they work.

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FPV Quadcopter Part Spotlight: Video Antennas

This article focuses on analog video antennas for FPV. We cover what these antennas are, how they work, and how to choose the right one for your needs.

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Cheapest Tiny Whoop Builds - 2017

We take a look at the most affordable Tiny Whoop builds available on the market today. Build your own micro FPV quad for under $60.

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Soldering Irons & Accessories Buyers Guide

Buyers Guide: Soldering Irons & Accessories

This article will help you choose the right tools when starting out soldering. We help you choose the right iron, solder, and accessories to build your kit.

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Essential Soldering Skills for Building Quadcopters

Essential Soldering Skills for Building Quadcopters

This article will teach you the specific soldering skills needed to build quadcopters. These skills are easy to learn and extremely useful for any pilot.

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Beebrain Acro Tiny Whoop Build Guide

Build Guide: Beebrain Acro Tiny Whoop

We present a complete acro Tiny Whoop build and configuration guide using the Beebrain v1.2 FrSky / Spektrum transmitter support and Betaflight config.

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RunCam Swift 2 Release Update

RunCam Releases Updated Swift 2 FPV Camera

RunCam's popular FPV camera is receiving an update. The new Swift 2 brings a stronger feature set geared for smaller, high performance quadcopter platforms.

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FuriousFPV Launches MOSKITO 70

The MOSKITO 70 - Welcome to Brushless Micro FPV

The micro FPV scene just got hit by a bolt of lightning with the launch of the MOKITO 70 from Furious FPV. This is the first brushless micro quadcopter.

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Best FPV Flight Controllers Buyers Guide

Best FPV Flight Controllers - 2017

Find the right flight controller for your FPV quadcopter. We've taken a look at all the options on the market and put together the best options.

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Best FPV Video Goggles Guide

Best FPV Video Goggles - 2017

We take a look at the best FPV video goggles on the market. Find the right goggles for your needs and budget based on our experience-tested recommendations.

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Component Spotlight FPV Video Goggles

FPV Video Goggles: Beginners Guide

In this article we cover what FPV video googles are and how they work to give you an in-depth understanding when using or choosing your own.

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Acrowhoop V2 from Furious FPV Gets an Update

FuriousFPV Updates Acrowhoop Tiny Whoop Flight Controller

The feature rich Tiny Whoop flight controller from Furious FPV the Acrowhoop has received an update. We've broken down changes in text and photos.

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Tiny Whoop Flight Controller Round-Up

Tiny Whoop: Flight Controller Round-Up

In-depth look at the Tiny Whoop flight controller options available. We cover features, compatibility, and more to help you pick the right one.

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Eachine E010C The Introductory Tiny Whoop

Eachine E010C: The $37 Introductory Tiny Whoop

Eachine announced the newest addition to their line of super affordable micro drones. The E010C is an FPV ready Tiny Whoop style microquad at under $37.

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Tiny Whoop the Ultimate Guide

Tiny Whoop: Ultimate Guide to the Micro FPV Quadcopter

The Tiny Whoop is a micro FPV drone that is perfect for flying indoors. We look at the history, parts, and help you get started buying or building your own.

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Component Spotlight: LiPo Batteries

Complete Guide to LiPo Batteries & Charging

It is important for anyone looking to get into the hobby of flying quadcopters to have a basic understanding of Lithium Polymer - or LiPo batteries.

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Component Spotlight: Electronic Speed Controllers

FPV Quadcopter Part Spotlight: Electronic Speed Controllers

We take an in-depth look at electronic speed controllers - or ESC's. These pieces of hardware connect between your flight controller and motors.

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Component Spotlight: Motors

FPV Quadcopter Part Spotlight: Motors

The motors on your multicopter are the powerhouse of your quadcopter. Understanding the basics will help you pick the right motor for your next build.

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Component Spotlight: Flight Controller

FPV Quadcopter Part Spotlight: Flight Controllers

We discover what a flight controller is, how it works, and help you choose the right one for your drone.

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Component Spotlight: Power Distribution Board

FPV Quadcopter Part Spotlight: Power Distribution Boards

The power distribution board or PDB distributes power from your battery out to the appropriate parts of your drone like the ESC's and flight controller.

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Component Spotlight: FPV Quadcopter Frames

FPV Quadcopter Part Spotlight: Frames

FPV racing and freestyle quadcopters use a light and strong frame. You mount components to this platform. We cover all the fundamental concepts.

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Component Spotlight: RC Radio Transmitters & Receivers

FPV Quadcopter Radio Transmitters: Best Options & Guide

We cover RC radio transmitter options for your FPV quadcopter. We cover the fundamentals and help you find the best radio for your budget.

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Beginners Guide to FPV Racing Quadcopters

Beginners Guide to FPV Racing Quadcopters

This guide introduces you to the world of FPV racing quadcopters and guides you from beginner to pro level flyer. Get flying with our guide.

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Components & Anatomy of an FPV Quadcopter

Parts & Anatomy of an FPV Quadcopter: How its All Put Together

This article covers the fundamental components and anatomy of an FPV Racing quadcopter. Learn these fundamentals and your first build will be a breeze.

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Holybro TekkoS 4 in1 30A ESC Jan 1, 2018
EXUAV FS230 RC Drone FPV Racing Frame Jan 1, 2018
EXUAV Lighting 35A Brushless ESC Jan 1, 2018
RRUISSSI R2205 3-4S Brushless Motor Dec 31, 2017
Hypetrain Le Drib 2306 2650KV Motor Dec 31, 2017
Mode 2 Gizmo 3" FPV Racing Frame Dec 31, 2017