Where can you fly your drone? Find out using these 4 apps

Where can you fly your drone? Find out using these 4 apps

We have a special guest post for today’s article!  Gavin from Today Best Drone put together a list of drone apps you can use to choose a safe flying location.  As we’ve mentioned previously, choosing a safe flying location ensures a consistent place for you to fly,...
How to discharge a LiPo battery safely

How to discharge a LiPo battery safely

Inevitably, one of your LiPo batteries is going to fail.  Whether it gets cycled one too many times or puffs up from a particularly bad crash, eventually you will be left with a battery that is no longer safe to use.  Even with proper care in charging, most LiPo...
Airbot Wraith ESC Review / BLHeli_32 Guide

Airbot Wraith ESC Review / BLHeli_32 Guide

I was recently offered the opportunity to review Airbot’s new Wraith32 ESC. This ESC is really exciting as it is my first foray into the new BLHeli_32 firmware. In this article, I’ll talk a little about BLHeli_32, walk through the set-up process of using...
Heat Guns: A Deceptively Useful Tool

Heat Guns: A Deceptively Useful Tool

When I first got into racing drones, I opted to use a BIC cigarette lighter to shrink my heatshrink when doing my builds. For small-diameter, black heat shrinks, this tactic is low cost and works well. As I got more invested into building drones that not only worked,...
Anet A8 Build Guide to 1st Print

Anet A8 Build Guide to 1st Print

Last week, we reviewed the Anet A8 printer. We believe it has brought the cost of 3D printing so low that every true hobbiest now owes it to themselves to look into owning one. During the process of building and customizing our A8, we took a ton of notes in the hopes...
FPV Camera Set-up Guide (Best Runcam Settings)

FPV Camera Set-up Guide (Best Runcam Settings)

Most of us fly FPV behind the venerable Sony Super HAD II CCD camera sensor. Whether it’s installed in a Runcam Swift or a Foxeer HS1177, it is the same sensor. From the factory, these sensors are configured with default picture settings that make them perform...
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