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...
FPV Antenna buyers guide

FPV Antenna buyers guide

In this article, we’re going to talk about how to choose a good set of antennas for your FPV video feed that suits your flying style and your budget. What does my FPV antenna choice affect? As we discussed in our recent Antenna theory article, the FPV antennas...
Radio Control System Buyers Guide

Radio Control System Buyers Guide

Updated 2/20/2017 – Added the FrSky Taranis QX7 and Turnigy Evolution to the options list below. One of the most important purchases you can make early on is your radio control (RC) transmitter. The right choice has the potential to live with you for the rest of...
PDB Buyers Guide

PDB Buyers Guide

Time for another Buyer’s Guide! This time around, we’re going to take a look at PDBs. What is a PDB? The term “PDB” is an acronym for “Power Distribution Board”. It is a small printed circuit board which has at least 5 positive and...
Tools needed for building a quadcopter

Tools needed for building a quadcopter

One aspect of the hobby beginners may not consider is the investment in tools required to build their first microquad.  They may shop around for the greatest deals on parts or kits, but fail to consider how they will actually put the craft together.  While many of the...
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