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New build video: Armattan Chameleon edit!

The Armattan Chameleon - our latest high end quadcopter build! We recently put together an Armattan Chameleon and recorded the entire process.  Watch a few hours of building cut down to a five minute edit.  We tried to do something a bit...

FPV Camera Buyers Guide

FPV Camera Buyers Guide

One of the first questions many pilots have when getting into the hobby is "why do so many racing quadcopters carry two cameras?" They are of course referring to the fact that most pros run an HD action camera alongside their FPV camera. The confusion, I suspect,...

Gearbest US Warehouse Summer Sale Live

Gearbest US Warehouse Summer Sale Live

Gearbest is currently having a summer sale on it's merchandise in the USA warehouse. For our readers in the US, this is a fantastic chance to grab some neat stuff at great prices. Gearbest sells a variety of quadcopters and quadcopter parts, but also sells a ton of...

The Quest for Automatic FPV Camera Tilt Part 2

The Quest for Automatic FPV Camera Tilt Part 2

This is part 2 of a series of articles documenting my search for an effective way to add automatic FPV camera tilt to my quadcopters. In part 1, I explored the idea of using a small linear servo like the ones used for indoor airplanes to move my servo. After a week of...

SkyRC D100 Battery Charger Review

SkyRC D100 Battery Charger Review

SkyRC D100 Fundamentals The SkyRC D100 is a mid-level charger with two independent charging channels. It has a fairly standard user interface that follows the very popular IMAX B6. It does not require an external power supply and can be directly fed either AC or DC...

What to bring to your first drone race: a complete list

What to bring to your first drone race: a complete list

Drone racing events are popping up everywhere these days.  Small Facebook clubs and big organizations alike are setting up races where pilots can show off their skills in front of friends and onlookers.  It can be daunting preparing for your first drone race – for...

FuriBee VR01 FPV Goggles Review

FuriBee VR01 FPV Goggles Review

When Gearbest offered to send us the FuriBee VR01 goggles for review, I was a bit hesitant. This is because a few months ago we had reviewed another low-end offering on the FPV goggles market - the KDS Kylin Vision. While the KDS goggles had a few problems, I found...

How to fix RC receiver problems with Betaflight

How to fix RC receiver problems with Betaflight

Since assembling our Drone Racing Guide, the most common problem we get from first timers is: "my sticks don't move the values in the receiver tab in Betaflight configurator". This is an understandable problem - there are several steps required to getting this...

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