Miniquad Propeller Thrust Tests – Part 1: Set-up

Miniquad Propeller Thrust Tests – Part 1: Set-up

I’ve long been frustrated by the lack of publicly available information on how miniquad propellers perform. Sure — several folks have done thrust tests in their garage with different props, but these tests have all been done in still air. Our quadcopters...
How to Bind Your Radio to Your Quadcopter

How to Bind Your Radio to Your Quadcopter

“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...
High end racing quadcopter parts list

High end racing quadcopter parts list

Updated 6/20/2018 – Fully re-written with new parts for 2018! Through the history of this site, we’ve done several “budget builds” and made many more suggestions for how to get into the hobby while spending as little money as possible. One thing we discuss much...
Betaflight 3.4 Release

Betaflight 3.4 Release

Earlier this week, the Betaflight development team put forth the first release candidate for Betaflight 3.4. You can find it by clicking here. This release is a fairly minor one that seems to be focusing on bug fixes and improvements to the default settings. A few...
The Status of F7 Flight Controllers

The Status of F7 Flight Controllers

Here’s a little insider info into the Propwashed product testing “department”: I’ve been sitting on a Betaflight F7 flight controller from FPVModel since February. Shout out to FPVModel – they sent us this FC for review no questions asked...
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