If you have come across this article, you are (hopefully) interested in this new phenomenon known as FPV flying. The world of FPV is a world full of possibilities and once you get past the sometimes frustrating process of building/flying an FPV drone for the first time, the advantages far outweigh theses frustrations. This short article takes the beginner through the main aspects of FPV flying and a drone in general and sets you up with a good knowledge base from which you can build (literally…).
Maybe you have spent hours on your FPV quadcopter build, everything is configured, your receiver and motors are working, flight modes are setup. But as soon as you plug in your battery you cant fly as your quadcopter is just not arming. Most of the time it is not a fault on your quadcopter, but […]
The original lizard 95 was a great little quadcopter since it was small, fast and was cheap to buy. So the new upgraded version is a bit bigger at 105mm, and more expensive. The new lizard packs a whole lot of new tech such as an F4 Flight controller with floating IMU box, and 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.
Intel have just broken their previous record by flying 500 drones at the same time to create an impressive light show. The show is monitored by just two people, so I guess technically that means that one person can fly 250 drones at the same time safely, although since its all software controlled I am […]
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 […]
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.
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?
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 […]
Powering your flight controller is an important aspect when it comes to building your own drone, if you get this wrong you might experience some release sparky the blue smoke monster.. Or worse you could end up having a power failure mid flight, damaging more than just your flight controller. In this guide I will […]