Soft mounting your miniquad motors

Soft mounting your miniquad motors

If you follow social media or have attended a race any time recently, it’s likely you’ve heard people raving about the beneficial effects of soft mounting your motors. Soft mounting refers to the practice of adding some anti-vibration mounting tape between...
Lipo storage voltage – how much does it matter?

Lipo storage voltage – how much does it matter?

Since LiPo batteries started becoming big in the RC hobby, all sorts of processes and procedures for proper battery care have popped up. The one I’d like to talk about today is the process of always charging your LiPo batteries to a “storage charge”...
Protecting your electronics with a “Smoke Stopper”

Protecting your electronics with a “Smoke Stopper”

If you’re like us, one of the most nerve-wracking parts of any build is the first time you plug your battery into your quadcopter. Will it all work or it will it – literally – go up in smoke? We’ve long been an advocate of devices the community...
New Gear: November / December 2016

New Gear: November / December 2016

We skipped our monthly “new gear” article in November becaquse there honestly wasn’t enough cool new stuff on the market to justify it. This month, we’re combining some of the compelling new product releases we encountered for both months. As...
BetaFlight 3.1 Release Cheat Sheet

BetaFlight 3.1 Release Cheat Sheet

Everytime a new version of Betaflight comes out, I feel like the bleeding edge of performance in this hobby can’t be stretched any further. After all – miniquad racers are relatively simple aircraft when compared to their bigger autonomous cousins. How...
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