FAA Establishes Massive No-Fly Zones for Modelers

FAA Establishes Massive No-Fly Zones for Modelers

The FAA has just made much of the country a no-fly zone. An official notice in the Federal Register posted today states that all recreational flights within controlled airspace must be specifically authorized. In a separate post on the FAA’s site, it’s...
Aomway Commander V1S and V1 Video Goggles Review

Aomway Commander V1S and V1 Video Goggles Review

The AOMWAY Commander V1 video goggles are often cited as a great option for FPV racing based on their price and feature set alone. Thanks to Gearbest, we’re taking a deep look of our own. The V1S shares much of its components and functionality with the original...
Cinewhoop: Beta85X HD Review

Cinewhoop: Beta85X HD Review

The latest innovation in micro quadcopters is HD recording. BetaFPV’s entry into this market is the Beta85X HD “Cinewhoop”. Calling an 85mm with 2-inch props any kind of “whoop” is a stretch—but it’s certainly a unique kind of...
Advanced Racing: Introduction

Advanced Racing: Introduction

Racing a quadcopter is amazingly complex and nuanced. It’s hard enough getting started learning to fly, and if you’re flying in stability mode then switching to acro/rate mode feels like starting over. Getting the quad to do exactly what you want takes...
Micro LiPo Battery Safety Testing

Micro LiPo Battery Safety Testing

Battery safety is no joke. In late 2017, we did some independent testing of our own and found that while LiPos are generally very stable, they’re also capable of substantial damage. Most pilots seem to understand this and take it seriously, but there often...
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