Fly Safer with Two-Stage Arming

Fly Safer with Two-Stage Arming

Once a quadcopter is armed, the motors might spin up at any time. It’s important that you can quickly and consistently arm and disarm; but it’s just as important that this only happens when you want it to. To prevent mistakes and make sure you only arm and...
Taking Tools to the Field

Taking Tools to the Field

Having a well-stocked workbench full of professional tools makes building and repairing your quads much easier. Unfortunately, nothing on your bench at home will help after you leave to go flying. You’ll need tools and parts for field repairs—but what’s...
Don’t Use “L” Band!

Don’t Use “L” Band!

Most FPV equipment uses a standard set of frequency channels. In the battle to offer ever-better specifications, some manufacturers now provide access to a much wider area of the radio spectrum. These expanded channels should not be used! This article applies to...
High end racing quadcopter parts list

High end racing quadcopter parts list

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 less is how to build a high end racing quadcopter...
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