Hyperlite FLOSS 2 Build Log

Hyperlite FLOSS 2 Build Log

Pyro Drone’s popular Hyperlite FLOSS frame helped define the present ultra-light frame market, but had with several issues that made it difficult to use. Recently, Pyro Drone began offering an updated Hyperlite FLOSS 2, and sent us one to review. Introduction...
LiPo Battery Container Testing

LiPo Battery Container Testing

We’ve discussed how LiPo batteries explode. But how volatile or stable are they, and what’s the best way to protect yourself? At the 2017 Champlain Mini Maker Faire, we conducted a series of tests and demonstrations using different battery containers....
Propwashed at the 2017 Champlain Mini Maker Faire

Propwashed at the 2017 Champlain Mini Maker Faire

On September 23 and 24, Propwashed exhibited at the Champlain Mini Maker Faire in cooperation with the Northern New England Drone User’s Group and Vermont Drone. A group of pilots gathered each day for open flying and a series of events. Since there’s a...
Lap Timing Solutions: I-Lap and FlipSide Racing

Lap Timing Solutions: I-Lap and FlipSide Racing

For our series on race timing, we’re taking a look at a popular infrared detector, the I-Lap Race Timing System. The I-Lap timing system was one of the first systems adapted for drone racing, but is still essentially an R/C car setup turned on its side. If you...
Lap Timing Guide for Drone Racing

Lap Timing Guide for Drone Racing

Unless there’s a competitive element to your event, you’re not really racing. There are a few prevailing methods for timing drone races, but each system has its own distinct set of challenges and benefits. Why Time Laps? If you want to find out who is the...
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