The FAA is at it again: drone registration laws are back

The FAA is at it again: drone registration laws are back

The FAA’s relationship with amateur drone pilots was interesting in 2017.  In early 2017, the FAA was forced to remove their registration requirements for small unmanned aircraft.  This resulted in the FAA offering refunds to the over 800,000 pilots who...
Quickly identify your charged batteries with XT60 covers!

Quickly identify your charged batteries with XT60 covers!

A while back we covered different ways to identify charged LiPo batteries in your field bag.  If you are like us, battery swapping is a process you want to complete as quickly as possible.   In your desperation to get back in the air, you may haphazardly toss your...
FPV simulator review updates

FPV simulator review updates

Let’s talk FPV simulators!  As we get closer to the holidays and colder weather, simulators are a great way to get practice in anytime.  Recently, many popular simulators have gone through a ton of changes!  We went through our mega post and updated the individual...
Drone regulation questions: licensing, laws, and insurance

Drone regulation questions: licensing, laws, and insurance

Drone regulations and safe flying restrictions can be difficult to follow.  Considering you can order a top of the line quad online and be flying in a few days, many beginners may be completely unaware that they need to follow any regulations at all. Hopefully we can...
Betaflight 3.2 Release Guide

Betaflight 3.2 Release Guide

After what seems like forever, Betaflight 3.2 is finally released! This article will briefly go over all the new features and improvements. In the next month or two we plan on putting together a slew of guides on how to use all these new features. For the impatient...
Propwashed at the 2017 Champlain Mini Maker Faire

Propwashed at the 2017 Champlain Mini Maker Faire

On September 23 and 24, Propwashed exhibited at the Champlain Mini Maker Faire in cooperation with the Northern New England Drone User’s Group and Vermont Drone. A group of pilots gathered each day for open flying and a series of events. Since there’s a...
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