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Betaflight Backup Video

  Learn everything you need to know about creating backups in Betaflight in less than five minutes!  We put together this video guide to accompany our written guide. If you prefer to read the full text guide, check it out here!...

How to Bind Taranis Radios to FrSky Receivers

How to Bind Taranis Radios to FrSky Receivers

"Binding" is the process of configuring a RC controller so that it can talk to the RC receiver installed inside of your quadcopter. It is a procedure you're going to have to deal with before flying whether you bought an ARF quadcopter or you built one yourself. One...

Build tips: RC Receiver antenna mounting

Build tips: RC Receiver antenna mounting

So you just finished your build or got a brand new drone in the mail and are ready to fly.  Did you secure your RC receiver antennas? These little antennas love to get sucked into our props.  Accidentally clip the ends off, and you likely will see a big drop off in...

Five Favorite Drone Videos – April 2018

It’s time for another episode of Five Favorites!  In this series, we pick our five favorite drone videos from the past month and talk about them for a bit!  There are no real qualifications for our selections – these are videos we liked...

Run a Successful Race Without Planning at All

Run a Successful Race Without Planning at All

It takes a lot of planning to run a successful drone race. We have a two-part series that's only just an overview of what's involved. But if you're willing to eschew blazing speed for the humble micro quad, things get a whole lot easier. Here's a simple formula that...

Drone vendors page updated

Drone vendors page updated

We've updated out miniquad vendor page with a ton of new stores. If you are in the market for new parts and need to find a place to shop, check out our miniquad vendor page. It's amazing how many sites - big and small - provide service to the hobby and keep us in the...

Betaflight Software Filters Setup Guide

Betaflight Software Filters Setup Guide

Filters are a hot topic in the Betaflight community. They can have an astounding effect on the flight performance of your quadcopter at the cost of nothing but a few hours spent tweaking some software. They are also a cause of latency between control inputs and...

Furibee GT 215 Fire Dancer Review

Furibee GT 215 Fire Dancer Review

The Furibee GT 215 Fire Dancer packs an impressive lineup of components at a budget price.  From racing to freestyle, the Furibee Fire Dancer is a great entry level quad that should work in almost any flying situation you throw at it.  Though it does require some...

Open Source Software for Drones

Open Source Software for Drones

Most folks don’t give open source the love it deserves. Since the early days of MultiWii, it has defined our hobby. To see this most clearly, take a step back and realize what your quadcopter really is: a flying computer with 4 rotating propellers and a camera. When...

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