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Rotor Riot – YouTube’s FPV Lifestyle Show

Rotor Riot – YouTube’s FPV Lifestyle Show

In January 2016, an action-packed web show appeared on YouTube aimed specifically at the burgeoning first person- view (FPV) multirotor community. But unlike earlier attempts, this one eschewed technical language, avoided instructional videos, and circumnavigated hobbyist clichés, opting instead for something a lot more exciting. Taking cues from snowboarding and skating videos, it portrayed the […]
How-to Solder up Battery Connectors

How-to Solder up Battery Connectors

Our Senior West Coast Editor John Reid offers up some tips for soldering on a new connector to your flight battery. This video will take you from the start to the finish on this critical soldering skill.    

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Drone Robo Bee

Drone Robo Bee

Everything that grows and is harvested in agriculture is dependent on pollination. Bats, birds, bees, and other flying insects are the main pollinators that we depend on to pollinate our crops. According to a recent United Nations report, about 75 percent of the world’s crops, including apples, oranges, cherries, carrots, and even coffee, depend at […]
C Rating for Drone LiPo Battery Packs

C Rating for Drone LiPo Battery Packs

The short answer is that when it comes to flight times and motor performance, the higher a battery’s C rating, the more likely it will make you smile. A 45C pack makes a joke of a 10C pack when it comes to power delivery. The C rating for a LiPo battery, quite simply, refers to […]

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How many people do you need to fly a commercial drone safely?

How many people do you need to fly a commercial drone safely?

When working as a commercial drone pilot shooting footage for TV commercials and movies, pilots have to be able to fly their multirotors in a wide array of  circumstances. This includes flying indoors and outside under various weather and lighting conditions. Needless to say, this can create a stressful environment for pilots, who can have […]
Futaba Receiver Special

Futaba Receiver Special

From Futaba: These current Tower Hobbies product listings are good thru 15-Dec-2017. All prices shown in U.S. dollars. More info can be found here: https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0872p?&L=FUTRX Visit FutabaRC.com

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Spektrum iX12 12-Channel DSMX Transmitter [VIDEO]

Spektrum iX12 12-Channel DSMX Transmitter [VIDEO]

  From Spektrum: The Spektrum iX12 is the fruit of years of engineering and development. Fueled by customer feedback and a powerful drive to innovate, we have created the first truly Intelligent Radio. The Spektrum iX12 radio is a 12-channel transmitter matched with a powerful combination of features and next-level connectivity. Groundbreaking yet comfortably familiar, […]
More Winners from the Los Angeles Drone Film Festival

More Winners from the Los Angeles Drone Film Festival

Here are some more winners from the Inaugural Los Angeles Drone Film Festival that was this past weekend.   WINNER of the EXTREME SPORTS CATEGORY UNITED WE RIDE Amanda West of Four oh Four Film Factory WINNER of FEATURING DRONES CATEGORY MERRY CRASHMAS This is Tilt & Animasjonsdepartementet Merry Crashmas from This Is Tilt on Vimeo. WINNER […]

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The Hyperion G7 Series High-Voltage Lithium Battery Packs add a cutting-edge  silicon graphene material that
adds to the performance
and life of our packs.

HV and Regular Battery Pack (Quick Tip)

High-voltage packs can be charged up to a 4.35V peak voltage as compared to the 4.20V for normal LiPo packs. High-voltage LiPos also deliver more motor punch, faster speed, and longer flights. High-voltage battery packs deliver more capacity than standard batteries of the same size and weight, making them a true “free lunch” without any […]
Drone Race: Human Versus Artificial Intelligence

Drone Race: Human Versus Artificial Intelligence

Man VS Machine has been told before: John Henry is one such story, a folk hero, he is said to have worked as a “steel-driving man”—a man tasked with hammering a steel drill into rock to make holes for explosives.  These explosives where then used to blast out the rocks during the construction of a […]
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