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RotorDrone Photo Contest

RotorDrone Photo Contest

Photo by: Brent Wellander We are now accepting entries for the RotorDrone Photo Contest. Be sure to check out all the rules and how to enter by clicking on the logo:
CES Wrap Up

CES Wrap Up

As any guy will know, one of the top ten events to attended in your life is the Consumer Electronic Show.  This is why, every year in January, all the hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada, fill up for this one shows that every guys want to attend: CES. At the beginning of each year, more […]

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DJI Mavic Air [VIDEO]

DJI Mavic Air [VIDEO]

From DJI: A marvel of engineering and design, the Mavic Air was built to go wherever adventure takes you. Inheriting the best of the Mavic series, this ultraportable and foldable drone features high-end flight performance and functionality for limitless exploration. 32 MP Sphere Panoramas Foldable & Portable 3-Axis Gimbal & 4K Camera 3-Directional Environment Sensing […]
Looking to get into Drones? Check out what makes multi-rotors tick!

Looking to get into Drones? Check out what makes multi-rotors tick!

Checking out the drone news, you’ll see that it happens a lot. We’ll be we on a photo shoot with a new rotordrone and a passerby will hang back a while and finally ask “Hey! That’s cool, how does your quadcopter work?” Well, we always stop what we’re doing to give them the basic “five […]

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Rotor Riot – YouTube’s FPV Lifestyle Show

Rotor Riot – YouTube’s FPV Lifestyle Show

In January 2016, an action-packed web show appeared on YouTube aimed specifically at the burgeoning first person- view (FPV) multirotor community. But unlike earlier attempts, this one eschewed technical language, avoided instructional videos, and circumnavigated hobbyist clichés, opting instead for something a lot more exciting. Taking cues from snowboarding and skating videos, it portrayed the […]
How to Solder Battery Connectors

How to Solder Battery Connectors

John Reid offers up some tips for soldering on a new connector to your flight battery. This video will take you from the start to the finish on a critical skill: soldering.  

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Drone Robo Bee

Drone Robo Bee

Everything that grows and is harvested in agriculture is dependent on pollination. Bats, birds, bees, and other flying insects are the main pollinators that we depend on to pollinate our crops. According to a recent United Nations report, about 75 percent of the world’s crops, including apples, oranges, cherries, carrots, and even coffee, depend at […]
What Programming Features are Helpful for Flying Drones?

What Programming Features are Helpful for Flying Drones?

To begin with, dual rates are helpful as they affect the speed at which your model  changes roll, pitch, or yaw orientation for a given stick input. There are no hard and fast rules for dual rates as they are dependent on your own preferences. For drone racing, I like to have a lower rate […]

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Drone Flight Tips: Become a better pilot

Drone Flight Tips: Become a better pilot

Flying an aircraft is about maintaining control of its movement through the air. In aviation, pilots are taught to perform ground-reference maneuvers to sharpen their flying skills. When learning how to fly drones, there are similar maneuvers that you can do to improve your control of the aircraft. It’s important to know that having complete […]
C Rating for Drone LiPo Battery Packs

C Rating for Drone LiPo Battery Packs

The short answer is that when it comes to flight times and motor performance, the higher a battery’s C rating, the more likely it will make you smile. A 45C pack makes a joke of a 10C pack when it comes to power delivery. The C rating for a LiPo battery, quite simply, refers to […]
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