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Aomway RX006 / DIV006 Review

Aomway RX006 / DIV006 Review

The AOMWAY DIV006 / RX006 is a stand-alone 5.8GHz diversity video receiver. It's the high-end of stand-alone analog video receivers with everything you need to capture and record video in the field, but stops short of providing something to display it on. What You Get...

Black Friday week is here – vendor discount codes are live!

Black Friday week is here – vendor discount codes are live!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are officially less than a week away.  If you are looking to net some great savings on a new quadcopter or upgrade a few components, there are going to be a ton of sales over the next week. We’ve been contacting vendors to get early...

Are F4 Flight Controllers better than F3?

Are F4 Flight Controllers better than F3?

It seems like 2017 has been the year of great ARF quadcopters. While there has been a ton of progress in bringing fully-assembled, cheap and competitive quadcopters to the market, we really have not seen as much progress in parts as we were seeing in 2015 and 2016....

AKK X2P Video Transmitter Review

AKK X2P Video Transmitter Review

For almost a year now, the ImmersionRC Tramp HV has been our video transmitter of choice for use in miniquads. It has all the features you generally want---a pigtail for easy antenna placement, adjustable power levels and a great channel selection. I think its most...

Deciding When to Land

Deciding When to Land

LiPo batteries are great for flying, but if you don't treat them well you'll reduce their performance and lifetime. How long can I fly? When is the best time to land? Here's how to reliably monitor your batteries to get the most from them while avoiding long-term...

11.11 Sale: China’s Answer to Black Friday

11.11 Sale: China’s Answer to Black Friday

Over the past few years, China’s version of Black Friday has gotten bigger and bigger.  The 11.11 sale event (also known as Singles Day), has become one of the largest shopping events worldwide.  You can find a ton of deals from Chinese retailers the same way you can...

Save Your Race with Anti-Turtle Mode

Save Your Race with Anti-Turtle Mode

You've done it again. It was shaping up to be a great race, but you clipped a gate and landed on your top. Up until now, that's where the story ends—in a DNF—but with Betaflight 3.2, you may get another chance to post that time on the board. Anti-Turtle? If the...

Five Favorite Drone Videos – October 2017

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...

DJI Spark Review

DJI Spark Review

Earlier this year, DJI announced the Spark.  Touted as a selfie drone, the team at DJI demoed a quadcopter you could fly with your hand.  However, the Spark is capable of a wider and more impressive set of features. At a size not much larger than the average smart...

Lap Timing Solutions: TBS RaceTracker

Lap Timing Solutions: TBS RaceTracker

For our series on race timing, we're taking a look at a popular VTx scanner, the TBS RaceTracker. The TBS RaceTracker is sold as a personal lap timer with multi-racer capability. If you haven't yet read our Lap Timing Guide, you will probably want to check that out...

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