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...
What order should quadcopter equipment be purchased in?

What order should quadcopter equipment be purchased in?

We updated this article in June 2018 to reflect cheaper options for beginners, the rise of ARF and micro-brushless quadcopters, and general editing to modernize the original publication from 2016. This hobby can be extremely expensive starting from scratch.  If you...
How to Bind Taranis Radios to FrSky Receivers

How to Bind Taranis Radios to FrSky Receivers

“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...
Build tips: RC Receiver antenna mounting

Build tips: RC Receiver antenna mounting

So you just finished your build or got a brand new drone in the mail and are ready to fly.  Did you secure your RC receiver antennas? These little antennas love to get sucked into our props.  Accidentally clip the ends off, and you likely will see a big drop off in...
Run a Successful Race Without Planning at All

Run a Successful Race Without Planning at All

It takes a lot of planning to run a successful drone race. We have a two-part series that’s only just an overview of what’s involved. But if you’re willing to eschew blazing speed for the humble micro quad, things get a whole lot easier. Here’s...
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