We all hate it when a lipo gets damaged in a crash, but other than mounting your battery inside your frame there is not much that can be done about this. Well, Gofly has sent us their Multi-functional Battery Protection Board (MBPB) to have a look at. Is this the solution to your problems?
It turns out the second-latest release of BetaFlight has a potentially lethal bug – lethal to your motors that is! Whatever you do, DON’T use BetaFlight Configurator 10.3.0 to flash or change BetaFlight settings on your beloved quadcopter. The latest release, 10.3.1 – which you should download, as the bug is fixed – is available […]
With the next version of betaflight 3.4 just around the corner (expected release date of 1st July 2018), this is a quick post to highlight some of the best new changes you can expect to see and use!
… Two steps back? The EV900 is the latest iteration released by Eachine into the box-style FPV goggle space – but is it any better than their previous releases, such as the popular EV800D model? Are these finally the no-compromises box goggle we’ve been waiting for? Read on to find out! We’ve included a quick […]
Like many, I have been a big fan of Emax motors. The first game-changer was the RS2205 motor, also known as red bottom motors. When they were released they quickly became the default motor to use on any 5 inch FPV quadcoper build. They offered insane performance at the time, and cost less than many […]
New laws regarding how and where we can fly drones going to come into effect on 30th July 2018. If you have followed the CAA guidance on flying drones, the new laws will hardly be surprising as the guidelines have will essentially become rules. So you cannot fly your drone above 400 feet, or within […]
For what seems like an eternity, if you were looking for a low cost, but fully featured drone development platform, the pixhawk board has been the default option. Since 3DR (used to be the official manufacturer of pixhawk boards) have shifted their focus to purely software, there have been a couple of variations on the […]
There are loads of different flight controller projects out there. Each usually focus on some specific hardware, technology or aims. In this article, we have composed a master list of all of the flight controller firmware and software out there, along with a few comments about each of them. This will help you get a […]
Imagine a world where the skies are buzzing with drones, carrying delivery items to be sent directly to our doors. A look into how courier services could soon become automated by unmanned vehicles has been revealed by IBM in their recent patent.
If you use BLHeli firmware on your ESC, you have undoubtedly used BLHeli Suite to configure your ESC, and if you fly FPV quadcopters you probably even use cleanflight passthrough mode to configure all your ESC at once! However if you are one of the strange people who dont use windows, it was a pain […]