Quadcopter LiPo Battery Buyers Guide

Quadcopter LiPo Battery Buyers Guide

Updated: 3/30/2017 – Updated some text, including recommendations regarding LiHV batteries. Updated: 10/15/2018 – Simplified the guide a bit, updated recommendations for 2018. In the latest edition of our miniquad component buyers guide series, we’d...
FPV Video Transmitter Buyers Guide

FPV Video Transmitter Buyers Guide

Updated 7/6/2016 – Added the FPV Ninjas and Range Video offerings. Updated 7/21/2017 – Added in Betaflight OSD compatibility and adjusted suggestions. Updated 8/27/2018 – Overhauled the guide with new technologies and purchase options. This edition...
Build tips to improve durability

Build tips to improve durability

The relative “crashability” of miniquads is my favorite aspect of this type of aircraft over all others. I not-so-fondly remember the days of my obsession with RC helicopters, where I absolutely dreaded the maiden flight or learning new maneuvers because they risked...
Quadcopter Electrical Connector Guide

Quadcopter Electrical Connector Guide

This week, we’re bringing back an old favorite article of ours. Enjoy! Connectors are slowly finding their way back into our racing quadcopter parts. While video transmitters and FPV cameras have always had connectors, many of the best flight controllers on the...
Hypetrain Riot Control Flight Controller Review

Hypetrain Riot Control Flight Controller Review

We were recently contacted by the Rotor Riot crew and offered the chance to review the new Hypetrain Riot Control flight controller. Hypetrain is the brand name for products developed in close connection with the Rotor Riot pilots of YouTube fame. Whether or not you...
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