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...
Beat the ARF: Competitive DIY Racer for Under $200

Beat the ARF: Competitive DIY Racer for Under $200

In mid-2017 we shifted our stance on ARF miniquad racers. ARF quadcopters like the Wizard X220 showed the world that manufacturers could create a (semi) quality product that would use reliable off-the-shelf parts, fly well, and cost under $200. Prior to seeing just...
Betaflight 3.3 Configuration Guide

Betaflight 3.3 Configuration Guide

Betaflight version 3.3 has been officially released for about a month now. Why are we just posting this article? Well – we just finished a total revamp of our Betaflight Configuration Guide to correspond with the 3.3 release. It is now as relevant as ever...
Five easily avoidable quadcopter mistakes

Five easily avoidable quadcopter mistakes

We’ve all made dumb mistakes when repairing or flying our quadcopters.  Hopefully, a lesson is learned with every crash, every poorly soldered connection, and every loose wire.  However, there are some easily avoidable mistakes you should be aware of whenever working...
WTF is Butterflight?  Butterflight FC software explained

WTF is Butterflight? Butterflight FC software explained

So, what the hell is Butterflight? Butterflight is a “new” flight controller software forked from Betaflight.  As of the writing of this article, it provides two main divergences: re-implementation of AKK Smart Audio and Fast Kalman Filter. Since it is a...
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