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Getting Started in Drone Racing

Getting started in drones

Getting started in drones

Today’s multirotors have evolved into amazing “very smart” aircraft, and they have a lot to offer. Whether you are just looking to try something new, get some really cool digital aerial photos and video, or want to experience the excitement of drone racing, there are plenty of choices available. Let’s see what all the excitement […]
Spektrum 4.3″ FPV Video Monitor With DVR

Spektrum 4.3″ FPV Video Monitor With DVR

From Spektrum: The SPMVM435 4.3 inch full-color FPV monitor allows novice or even seasoned FPV enthusiasts the opportunity to experience FPV without the need for a traditional headset. The VM435 FPV monitor features an integrated Digital Video Recorder (DVR). Pilots can now record their inflight FPV footage straight to a micro SD card (32GB maximum), […]

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Spektrum 4.3″ FPV Video Monitor With DVR & Headset

Spektrum 4.3″ FPV Video Monitor With DVR & Headset

From Spektrum: The Spektrum VM435C headset is an affordable FPV headset/monitor combo that is loaded with features. The VM435C uses a 5.8 GHz frequency with a built in receiver, displaying real-time FPV video from a FPV camera mounted in an aircraft or vehicle. View the monitor in the headset, or carry the screen around using […]
Dromida KODO FPV [VIDEO]

Dromida KODO FPV [VIDEO]

From Dromida: Get sucked into off the hook FPV action with the KODO FPV. With everything you need to get in the air virtually instantly, the KODO FPV pack from Dromida is your step up into a whole world of in your face RC action. Strap it on, cue it up, and roar out! Visit […]

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Using the Right Thread-Locker on Your Drone

Using the Right Thread-Locker on Your Drone

There are several types of thread-lock at the hardware store; which is best for our drones? Answer: Thread-lock, as the name implies, keeps threaded parts from coming apart under most conditions. There are two types: mechanical and chemical. Mechanical thread-lock includes split washers, star washers, and nylon-insert nuts. Chemical thread-lock can be both anaerobic and […]
Rezo Camera Micro Drone RTF [VIDEO]

Rezo Camera Micro Drone RTF [VIDEO]

From Horizon Hobby: Anyone can fly, flip and capture photos and videos with the Revolution® Rezo™ micro camera drone. Unlike other entry-level drones, the Rezo drone features innovative altitude hold, automatic takeoff and automatic landing technologies that make it easy for anyone to fly, plus the built-in camera can record videos and take still photos. […]

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Getting Your First Pair of Drone Goggles

Getting Your First Pair of Drone Goggles

The Question:  I am getting ready to buy my first pair of drone goggles. What should I look for so that I don’t have to upgrade in the very near future? Answer: First-person-view (FPV) goggles enable drone enthusiasts to experience a first-person view in exciting new ways. When drone pilots, whether professional or hobbyist, are […]
Using Left- and Right-Hand Antennae

Using Left- and Right-Hand Antennae

Some antennae have LHCP and other have RHCP. What does that mean? Can they be used together, and is one better than the other?   “LHCP” stands for “left-hand circular polarized,” and “RHCP” stands for “right-hand circular polarized.” A LHCP antenna will produce a left-hand corkscrew pattern from the wire lobes, and a RHCP antenna […]

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Cloverleaf and Helical antenna explained

Cloverleaf and Helical antenna explained

A cloverleaf antenna is considered omnidirectional and a helical is directional. An omni-directional antenna sends and receives signals in all directions, so it’s a great choice for video transmitters. A helical antenna produces a cone-shaped signal in front of it and has a small pocket behind it to receive a signal. It will provide better […]
Race to Win: Tips from Bapu Madhu

Race to Win: Tips from Bapu Madhu

When you think of all the racers out there that are making their mark on the droneracing circuit, one person that always seems to be in the thick of things is Bapu Madhu. He competes on both a national and international level with all of the top racers out there. He is known for his […]
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