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Posted by Mad_angler1 | Today @ 10:45 AM | 36 Views
Introducing the New DJI Mavic Air



DJI have announced this new smaller version of the Mavic called the Air


This new model sits right between the DJI Spark and Mavic Pro models and features an all new camera and smart features with new onboard processing for image capture.

New wifi transmission system with supports duel frequency unto 4km range





The Craft






All New Flight Autonomy 2.0 System with 7 camera 3 Direction Object Avoidance and Visual Positioning System
Front and rear object avoidance sensors
Foldable & Portable
Gesture control

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Posted by Mad_angler1 | Today @ 10:37 AM | 37 Views
Introducing the New DJI Mavic Air



DJI have announced this new smaller version of the Mavic called the Air


This new model sits right between the DJI Spark and Mavic Pro models and features all new camera and smart features with new onboard processing for image capture.

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.




The Craft



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Posted by Bill M - RC | Today @ 10:33 AM | 35 Views
Hi fellow pilots & rc enthusiasts

Hubsan H216A Desire X4 Pro review flight, functions & features tests. Good value GPS FPV Quadcopter drone with 1080p HD camera, orbit mode, follow me, waypoint navigation, telemetry & one key automatic return to home take-off point.

https://goo.gl/FELVKK

Hubsan H216A Desire X4 Pro review = Flight, Functions & Features tests (Part II) (22 min 58 sec)

Posted by Pierre_de Loop | Today @ 09:08 AM | 117 Views
Unseasonably warm temperatures provided me with an opportunity to finish painting the Kadet's fuselage. After framing the Poke's left wing and aileron, I gathered the remaining cans of Lustercote and took the Kadet outside. I finished it off with some 1/8" and 1/16" black striping.

Cutting the windows out was far easier than I imagined it would be. I hesitated to glue window and frame in place, cover, dope, and paint over them before removing the covering with a #11 blade without damaging the clear plastic, but it worked well and didn't take long at all.

Now I'll clean the Poke off the workbench and resume assembling them Kadet.
Posted by kdahlhaus | Today @ 08:16 AM | 148 Views
I ran into some problems with my hosting provider and RC Flug Log was down for a bit. Happy to say that it is back up and working fine now for all of your flight logging needs.
Posted by codersilver | Today @ 07:55 AM | 150 Views
Updated description of the project I recently developed - link. The main goal of this project was to build a 6WD mobile robot equipped with a manipulator and capable of moving and collect data in rough terrain.

6WD all terrain robot - tests on snow (7 min 34 sec)

Posted by GS AutoTech | Today @ 07:30 AM | 158 Views
I've been banging my head in the wall, several different walls.
I was having GPS issues with my F4 board so I wired in an F7 board. Solved some issues then ran into other ones.

Switched back to my F4 board only to find I had lost PWM output from board to motor #1.

Switched back to my F7 board & found that it will no longer take VBat input. Anything over 5v locks it up. So I used the 5v from PDB & its fine but I lose battery telemetry & that SUCKS. I think the onboard voltage regulator shorted out.

But I was able to perform several successful test flights. Woohoo! Now I can at least fly some packs, teach myself how to fly. Big smiles.

On my second build, full feature FPV & GPS, I installed another F7 board. After many hours tweaking and debugging, I find this board also locks up after being powered on for a spell.. maybe another regulator issue? Brownout in the board? Not sure yet.

Think I'll move all powered equipment supply over to the PDB, feed the board 5v instead of VBat to see what happens...

Never quit, keep trying.
Posted by GS AutoTech | Today @ 07:11 AM | 160 Views
First Flight (3 min 57 sec)

Posted by ydzf110 | Today @ 04:05 AM | 227 Views
Dragonfly Hurricane 2207 KV2500 Brushless Motor
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Buy it now: http://ebay.to/2DZFqcE



Extreme performance and finest CNC quality
Ultimate efficiency
Low cogging torque and smooth running
Precise balanced and fully tested
Powerful, reliable, and quick. This is the latest Dragonfly Hurricane 2207 2500KV brushless motor that specially designed for FPV racing and extreme performance.

These Dragonfly Hurricane 2207 2500kv motors feature an open air base to allow for more efficient cooling of the motors. Weighing in at just 30 grams helps eliminate some weight compared to other motors and fits with most racers desire to shave precious grams off builds wherever they can. Featuring 20awg silicone wire, N52SH magnets and Japanese NSK bearings these motors are sure to fit the needs of most FPV racers.

Specifications:

KV: 2500KV
No.of Cells(Lipo): 3-5S
Configuration: 12N14P
Stator Diameter: 22mm
Stator Length: 7mm
Shaft Diameter: 5mm
Motor Dimension (Dia.*Len): Φ27.932.7mm
Weight(g): 30.3g(Excluding Cable)
Recommend Propeller: 5″
Recommend ESC: 30-50A
Wire AWG: 20AWG|
Magnet: N52SH
Stator: Japan KAWASAKI
Bearings: NSK

Posted by lyxlens | Today @ 01:23 AM | 313 Views
The 1.2mm fisheye lens is a new that is direct replacement for most action cameras like the GoPro Hero to help you get 360 Image.
The Lens captures 220 degrees in the horizontal and vertical FOV. That's about 1.8x wider than the stock gopro lens, yet allows you to capture the full sensor.

Specification

Model: LYX1.21
Image size: 1/2.3inch φ4.3mm
Focal length: 1.21mm5%
Aperture: 2.5mm5%
Field of View: D: 220 H:220V:220
Distortion: <8%
Total Optical Length: 28.68mm0.2
Back Focal Length: 2.94mm
Flange Black Length: 2.75mm
Thread Size: M12*P0.5
Optical Structure: 10G+IR
IR Cut Coating: Tave>=95% @440nm-620nm, Tave=50%@650nm10nm

Click here to buy the lens.
Posted by Valentinn | Today @ 01:00 AM | 339 Views
Original link:http://www.thedronefiles.net/2017/11...-depth-review/

The AKK X2 is a 40-channel FPV video transmitter that costs just $22 shipped. Unlike the earlier all-in-one A3 which I reviewed earlier, the X2 does not come with a pre-installed antenna or camera. With that said, the X2 is more of an FPV transmitter (Tx) that is more suited to those who want to use their own choice of antenna and camera.
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Posted by Bill M - RC | Today @ 12:44 AM | 343 Views
Hi fellow pilots & rc enthusiasts

Hubsan H216A Desire X4 Pro review - unboxing, analysis & setup. Good value GPS FPV Quadcopter drone with 1080p HD camera, orbit mode, follow me, waypoint navigation, telemetry & one key automatic return to home take-off point.

https://goo.gl/xm5B7K

Hubsan H216A Desire X4 Pro review - unboxing, analysis & setup (Part I) (14 min 42 sec)

Posted by DGrant | Yesterday @ 11:50 PM | 405 Views
Some pics I took a few months back. That's a Midwest 27% Extra300s I built in 2002, the red plane is a Midwest SuperHots I built in 1990, the flag plane is a Great Planes Dazzler I built about 2012.

The Extra300s is getting all new electronics, batteries, and some other current technology installed. I restored the SuperHots in the fall of 2015. The Dazzler was an experiment I'd wanted to try for years that I finally got around too, and I'll call a complete success.
Posted by FAKHREALAM | Yesterday @ 10:59 PM | 703 Views
Hi All

Here is tear down of Convergence VTOL BNF Basic, 650mm (EFL11050). Check all the pictures....Continue Reading
Posted by Valentinn | Yesterday @ 10:24 PM | 764 Views
Original link:http://<b>https://www.drone-zone.de/...2-all-in/</b>
" the new A5 version gives pilot more freedom in balancing out their aircraft by separating VTX and cameras by a wire connection...."


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Posted by Brazen4 | Yesterday @ 09:23 PM | 836 Views
My son's old Kyosho Big Brute circa 1988. Highly modified with 2.8" wheels from a "Big Grizzly", and OEM 4" x 6" tires from a Kyosho "USA 1".
Posted by Absaroka | Yesterday @ 06:46 PM | 970 Views
Got the Leopard hung on the Cub. Custom motor mount made an easy job of it. Recommend these folks. Good stuff.
Posted by Rural Flyer | Yesterday @ 04:25 PM | 1,116 Views
The pictures below are from a fun little project that breaths some new life into my trusty old Holy Stone F183 W drone.

The Holy Stone F183W has a special place in my heart as it was my 1st drone and taught me many things like "Paying Attention" to trees when flying

The HS F183W has survived numerous crashes, hang-ups in trees, and new users that I've introduced her too.

The motors have been replaced, as have several props, the only casualty was the camera that met an untimely demise due to a wiring error on my part

After moving up the food chain of drones, I'm currently flying an MJX Bugs 2C as my primary drone. As good as the MJX is, the camera was not quite as good as I'd hoped and it has been superseded by one of many Xaioyi/mi GoPro clones.

So the original MJX cam has been removed to reduce dead weight, and has found new life replacing the original Holy Stone Camera.

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Posted by Ninja0430 | Yesterday @ 02:13 PM | 1,091 Views
I bought this plane a long time ago 1 to 2 years and when i tried to fly it 1 to 2 years ago it didn't work. It was working fine when i first turned it on but when i did the range check you need to do, it stopped working after that it wouldn't work at all. And i left the battery plugged in for awhile so it puffed. After unplugging it i wouldnt fly the plane for awhile. Now after those few years i ordered a battery and i plugged it in and it still doesn't work. When i turn it on it makes 1 long beep and two quick beeps and then i turn the plane on and it makes the rudder turn to the left by itself and no matter what i do there's no response from the control surfaces. I don't know what to do.