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Posted by OilFly | Jan 08, 2018 @ 11:09 PM | 1,240 Views
Wanted to express my Love for the Hobby and just some of the collection so One Day I can come and see everything I had collected or Flown, Something about being in control of a craft soaring through the Sky is just part of my fascination, with the Hobby.
Posted by Andrey111 | Jan 08, 2018 @ 11:08 PM | 1,088 Views


Does it look familiar? No, this is not the DJI Mavic Pro. He's an unapologetic imitator with a considerably lower price.

If you're stuck in this seemingly inexhaustible deadly grip of winter right now, flying a drone is probably the last thing you think about. But better climate will arrive so why not take advantage of a drone agreement while you can?

Have you heard about the DJI Mavic Pro, the $ 1,000 quadcopter that everyone wants but few can afford? Guess what? There is a clone For a limited time, Rcmoment.com has the Obtain F803 for $ 347.99. That is after applying the promotion code RCF803 in the payment process. (Make sure you have selected the white or black model, the other costs even less, but lacks the remote control, which I consider essential)

The Obtain F803 looks and feels very similar to the Mavic Pro: metal chassis, folding arms , intelligent flight modes, more than 20 minutes of flight time. Does it fly the same? I do not know that yet. It's too cold and too windy to try it. I can say that its built-in camera has a maximum of 1080p instead of 4K, and both the remote control and the application are different. A great feature that is missing: Obstacle of evasion.

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Posted by Larron | Jan 08, 2018 @ 10:13 PM | 1,148 Views
Spent a few minutes with my son.

ECX Barrage 4 wheeling with the kid (14 min 58 sec)


Sorry used my phone to make the video
Posted by Absaroka | Jan 08, 2018 @ 08:22 PM | 1,184 Views
Got the Cub out for more flights today. Put an APC prop on it and a 30 amp ESC. Enjoyed the day. I am going to put a .10 Power up in it. Think that will be the last mod. It's a great little flyer!
Posted by biglombo | Jan 08, 2018 @ 07:11 PM | 1,144 Views
A couple of months ago me & Cata went to this awesome place near the river with this old and abandoned smokestack that does not smoke anymore... Waiting for other friend we decided to fly few lipos.

Camera: Xiaomy Yi - with SuperView script

I hope you enjoy and if you like what you see, please subscribe my channel! http://bit.ly/2y4wZgh .....THANK YOU!!!

Find me on facebook:
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No Smoking! - Bando Smokestack | FPV FREESTYLE | RACING DRONE ITALY (3 min 8 sec)

Posted by turbinefancy | Jan 08, 2018 @ 06:35 PM | 1,148 Views
I am late to the party on getting the Flyzone Seawind but am pleasantly surprised by how well the Flyzone Seawind handles in the Air, on the ground and on water. It's also surprisingly easy to grease her in at a slow pace (1:45). Well just see for yourself...

Seawind Maiden - Land & Sea Trials (HD) (3 min 22 sec)


Flyzone Seawind - Water Maiden (HD - 4K) (3 min 40 sec)
...Continue Reading
Posted by GS AutoTech | Jan 08, 2018 @ 06:34 PM | 1,090 Views
As I've been growing in knowledge & making mistakes I've had to adjust my builds.

I was having issues getting my GPS & MAG running. I tried doing the pull up resistor mod to 2 different GPS puck without success.

I decided to remove my F4V3 board & install my F7V2 board into the first build quad in order to see if I had a FC problem or just bad pucks.
It turns out I believe I have smoked both my pucks doing the Mods.

While doing the board swap, I added the Run-Cam Pro2, Video TX to the quad.

I have new DJI pucks ordered for the builds along with another F7 FC.

I also have 2 sets of BL-Heli 32, 30A D-shot ready ESC's in my parts box.

Once I get all my goodies installed & configured I'll be ready for test flights.
I can't hardly wait.
Posted by GS AutoTech | Jan 08, 2018 @ 06:13 PM | 1,110 Views
Hey Everyone!

I'm new to RC & Quads.. I have an electronics background, Good with all the assembly, fabrication, soldering, schematics, etc...

I wanted to start a hobby that expanded my electronics knowledge & one that I could share/teach my kids & have a ball at the same time. RC Quads seemed to be the obvious choice.

I am currently building: Completed / not flying yet

250mm All Carbon Nighthawk
EMAX MT2204/2300KV motors(came with kit)
12A BL Heli OneShot 125 ESC's (came with kit)
FrSky X9D-plus
X4RBS / SBus
Matek PDB
Floureon 4S 45C 1500mAh
Omnibus F4 V3 Pro FC
M8N GPS w/ MAG
Running iNAV 1.8

I wanted to build this Quad & learn as much as possible to get my feet wet & learn to fly.
I have a large yard & a giant open field across the street as an all line of sight playground.
I am having issues getting the GPS & MAG working properly. I need to resolve these issues before I can get off the ground. I'm thanking everyone in advance for any help & knowledge I can gain here. I also apologize up front for any dumb questions I have. I'm positive there will be some.

I also have a second build: Incomplete

250mm Nighthawk ( same kit as above )
X4RBS / SBus
OmniBus F7 V2
iNAV 1.8
M8N w/MAG

Adding:
Run-Cam Eagle Pro
Mach 2 Video Transmitter.

Please feel free to question, comment or bash.
Posted by Alex fpv | Jan 08, 2018 @ 05:47 PM | 1,107 Views
I have a zmr 250 frame with emax 2204 motors and I was wondering what motors would be good to upgrade and replace the ones I have and I like emax. I was thinking the 2306 race motors but I didn’t know if they would fit on my frame and I heard they have a lot of thrust and are reliable motors. If anybody has any ideas on motors that would be great!
Posted by KristofferR | Jan 08, 2018 @ 05:04 PM | 1,135 Views
I got a hull from a friend. Electrics were dead so I threw in some leftovers. Tested in the bathroom sink. Water everywhere. Promising! Since the black hull and orange canopy looked incredibly toyish and plasticky I did my own Pollock with tape and paint. I broke most painting rules
Posted by 1nsan1ty | Jan 08, 2018 @ 03:56 PM | 1,056 Views
The latest DJI drone/quadcopter has just been announced, it's a little different: http://www.insanitydrones.com/dji-tello-drone-review/
Posted by Coastal Flier | Jan 08, 2018 @ 01:12 PM | 767 Views
Next was the Syma S800g. 4 channel indoor helicopter, more speed and agility than the 107, and more difficult to master. Rudder on the right stick and aileron on the left stick wasn't helpful
Posted by rosik89 | Jan 08, 2018 @ 01:02 PM | 315 Views
Hi everybody,

so a friend of mine and me are working in our free time on a project, we call it Dexx Diversity, basically in the beginning was it a triple 5,8 GHz Receiver which you mount on a stand like a Ground Station. With the time we developed the Hardware we thought that i would be cool if the Long Range guys could have some of out project so we developed a proper a 1,2 GHz full diversity adapter which can work with the Fox or Comtech receivers.
Between the hardware samples we added the Bootloader and the possibility to update the software via the USB, the possibility to turn on/off the receivers in example for battery saving, the second, parallel video output and some other features that I cant more remember

So here the specification:

- ARM microcontroller
- 2-4S supply,
- 3 x5,8GHz receiving modules,
- every RX module independently switched on/off,
- 2 parallel audio/video outputs,
- 48 Channels including Low Band on 5,8 GHz
- 8 Channels on 1,2 GHz
- Bandscan for 5,8 and 1,2 GHz,
- battery monitor with Low Voltage alarm function,
- 1,2 GHz Long Range adapter,
- firmware update via built in USB Port,
- 3D printed casing,
- dimensions 5,8 GHz 83x70x23mm
- Laptimer in beta mode

We are working the whole time on the software and housing to make it better and prettier. For now we have a separate housing for the 5,8GHz and 1,2GHz Module but we are working on a combo housing that can hold all the 5,8GHz and 1,2GHz electronics.

-v 0.1.0 to 0.3....Continue Reading
Posted by Pierre_de’ Loop | Jan 08, 2018 @ 12:30 PM | 806 Views
A few pictures from the workbench this weekend. I didn't get much time to work on the Poke, but I did manage to compete the center section of the wing and start one of the panels. The hand plane and balsa stripper have come in handy.
Posted by Charles Wang | Jan 08, 2018 @ 11:44 AM | 763 Views
Couldn't wait to see you at Booth No.26735, LVCC, South Hall 2 on January 9-12 in Vegas. My mobile phone number is (512)661-1484.
Posted by craytech | Jan 08, 2018 @ 11:03 AM | 774 Views
GriffonFPV 8CH FrSky Mirco Receiver It's Tiny! (2 min 42 sec)


Hello everyone welcome back.

In today's video im excited to show you the GriffonFPV FrSky Micro Receiver. This little guy is tiny. at only .7 grams this can be used on any micro.

Here are the full specs and binding procedure.

Mode: FrSky D8

Channels: 8

Output signal: SBUS

Input voltage: 5V

Input current: 25mA at 5V

size : 15mmx12mm

Receive distance: more than 500m

Weight: 0.7g ( including antenna )


How to Bind:
Take the X9D transmitter for an example:
1. Select D8 Mode, press "Bind" on the receiver, supply power for it, the LED will turn solid .
2. Choose Bind Mode of the transmitter, the LED will turn off, indicating binding successfully. Exit the Bind Mode.
3. Restart the receiver. LED solid - normal; flashing - loss of signal or failure in binding.

Pick one up at nwareno.com

http://nwareno.blogspot.com/p/nwa-ev...egory=26401124

Check out my video on the GriffonFPV Brushless Ghetto Bird
Griffon FPV Brushless Ghetto Bird (5 min 22 sec)
...Continue Reading
Posted by MeltrackzFPV | Jan 08, 2018 @ 10:47 AM | 724 Views
Torrent Play Cold Day (1 min 24 sec)

Posted by FPV.Model | Jan 08, 2018 @ 08:26 AM | 815 Views
Finally the long-awaited Skyzone SKY03 3D FPV goggles are now available in stock. The goggles are available in black, white and red. Which one do you like?

https://www.fpvmodel.com/skyzone-sky...les_g1373.html


Posted by codersilver | Jan 08, 2018 @ 07:53 AM | 787 Views
Check out the progress of my new project - a remotely controlled inspection vehicle!

6WD all terrain robot - the first tests of the manipulator (3 min 50 sec)