Drones can be used for a wide range of applications but the use that is becoming increasingly popular is FPV Racing. This activity is transforming from one done by hard-core hobbyists in a isolated field or abandoned building to one that is accessible to anyone, of any age. But can FPV Racing go as far […]
Photographer Andy Yeung has recently shared a gallery that was created to capture the vastness and colour of Hong Kong using drones. He did a great job capturing some epic photos which capture the vastness of the city which is surprisingly colorful, here are a few of my favorite shots.
Solar power in theory is a great way to fly your fixed wing drone forever, letting the batteries charge during the day, and flying on battery power at night. This idea has been shown to work with Facebook investing loads into their solar powered drone (Aquila) to provide internet to remote parts of the world. […]
This is quick guide on how to test your motor spin direction after you have connected it to an ESC. It is always a good idea to do this as you do NOT want to attach all your motors to your frame only to find that they spin in the wrong direction…I have definitely never […]
I recently got my hands on a PX4 Mini v1.4 autopilot board. The PX4 mini is what you get when a Pixhawk and a Naze 32 does what two boards in love do, and the PX4 mini is the result. So you can think of it as a racing quadcopter flight controller in terms of […]
We have just got in the Beta110 H4 V2.0 Carbon Fibre Frame Kit from Diatone and this is a short review of the product to give you an idea what this frame is all about.
We already have shared a guide on how to load firmware onto your Taranis radio, however from time to time that method might fail so you need to use an alternative method. Fortunately there is another option using the ST mico Dfuse software to directly flash the firmware onto your Taranis.
The two major consumer drone announcements of 2016 are the Phantom 4 and the Typhoon H. Although the phantom 4 is cheaper, both platforms aiming at the same market.. (flying cameras). But the main question is which is better?
When it comes to RC gear, we realy like FRsky gear, feature packed, reliable and very affordable. So its great to see that there is a new mini reciever in town, the Frsky XSR mini receiver which has been designed to be small and lightweight (3.8g) to work well with your FPV racing quadcopter! As […]
SCAMP is a small quadcopter from Stanford University that can fly to a wall, grab onto it and climb to position. The motivation behind SCAMP (Stanford Climbing and Aerial Maneuvering Platform) is very logical, since quadcopters can only for a limited amount of time it might be useful to rather fly to the destination and […]