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Posted by rcduder | Jan 03, 2018 @ 03:03 AM | 1,489 Views
Hey guys, two posts in one day too make up for not posting for awhile I promise ive been working on some new stuff, including my rebuilt tiny whoop. The whole build list and parts links are in the description of the video. I previously had the v1 beta65s frame/7x16mm motors kit and I immediately switched from the 6x15mm due to the increase in efficiency and torque. Before I also ran a eachine beecore v1 fc and it had many problems including random drop outs but i know others have had luck with it. It was time for an upgrade so I decided on the betafpv long range f3 flight controller. Its a rock solid fc and it flies amazing as well as having telemetry setup right out of the package(for frsky). Hope you guys enjoy!! I will post some new pictures tomorrow so stay updated.

-Michael Anderson/Downtown Fpv

Beta65s/Tiny Whoop Outdoor Flights (4 min 11 sec)

Posted by rcduder | Jan 02, 2018 @ 10:02 PM | 1,610 Views
Hey there guys, threw together a cheap edit and it will be the last with my martian frame. Has been durable and has treated me well, never even broke an arm with all the beating it took. On to a new setup for me! Thanks for watching guys!!

Big thanks to Tattu for helping me stay in the air!!


Rippin at Meadows (3 min 33 sec)

Posted by rcduder | Dec 27, 2017 @ 02:54 AM | 1,770 Views
Hey guys! Been awhile since I have posted but I just recently got a couple of frames that I will be building up as my 2 main freestyle builds. I chose the new Hyperlite Flowride, I'm always a top mount battery guy so these being super light frames and top mount camera and battery is the perfect combo for what I'm looking for. The build quality on these frames is near perfect and its a super simple build took about 20min to get both the frames together. Stay updated on the build logs here!! Thanks guys hope you all had a great holiday!

-Michael Anderson/Downtown Fpv
Posted by rcduder | Nov 21, 2017 @ 06:46 PM | 2,653 Views
Please check out my latest edit from my tiny whoop with recently changing to the Betafpv Beta65s frame and 7x16mm motors kit it is a whole new beast and its safe to say I'm not going back to the standard 6x15mm. If you race, the required motor size is 6x15mm in almost all tiny whoop racing leagues I believe but I do not race so keep that in mind. The torque difference is very noticeable and has the ability to catch itself much better after flips/rolls, I wouldnt say the top end speed is that much different though from a 6x15mm setup. Please check out my latest edit of it here:

7x16mm Tiny Whoop Fun (3 min 7 sec)

-The full setup is in the description of the video, minus the props I did use the king kong 3 blade props which are the exact same prop as far as I can tell that comes with the kit.

-Kit link here:


-Betafpv Website:


Big thanks to Tattu/ Gens Ace for helping me stay in the air!!!


Thanks for your time guys!! Please subscribe and share the tiny whoop love!
Posted by rcduder | Oct 31, 2017 @ 01:37 AM | 1,984 Views
Some raw clips I got while flying with my friends at one of my favorite local spots!!

Please like and share it around if you like it, share the experience!!

Big thanks to Gens Ace/Tattu for helping me stay A-float:


Check out my newest clips here:

Meadows Raw Clips/FPV Freestyle (4 min 20 sec)

Thanks for your time!!!

-Michael Anderson/PNWFPV
Posted by rcduder | Oct 20, 2017 @ 08:26 PM | 2,865 Views
Hey there guys! So recently on my videos more then half of my audience comes from this page right here, which is awesome!!!! My main concern is I dont get any feedback.... I love getting feedback guys!! Feedback keeps me going. I want to produce these videos for you guys so you can enjoy my fpv experience as well as a way of showing my stepping stones to get to where I am now. So please!!!! Give me some feedback and share and show your friends so I can get multiple views on what it is you guys would like to see!! I am located in the Washington area and welcome anyone local to get in contact with me so we can go rip some packs together. Thanks for reading guys!!!

Thank you gens ace and tattu for the great support in my fpv experience!!!!

-Michael Anderson/PNWFPV
Posted by rcduder | Oct 18, 2017 @ 08:14 PM | 2,070 Views
Please check out my recent edit with clips of my Armattan Chameleon up in the mountains and the snow!!!

Full setup:

Chameleon 5 inch silver frame
Cl racing f4 flight controller/favorite fc so far!!
Tattu 30a blheli-s esc's
Tattu 2305 2350kv motors
Akk x1 vtx on 600mw unless flying with friends
Foxeer hs1177/2.5 mm lense
Frsky xsr receiver/ switching to r-xsr soon!
Racekraft 5x4x3 props

Thanks to tattu for helping me stay a-float!!!!

Thanks for watching guys!!! Please like and share!!!!

-Michael Anderson/PNWFPV

Chameleon Playing In The Snow/FPV Freestyle (3 min 26 sec)

Posted by rcduder | Oct 04, 2017 @ 05:49 PM | 2,022 Views
Hey their guys! As the title says, i lost my runcam 2 at the sumner meadows golf course. It is one of my favorite local spots and I hope some others who read my blog might fly their as well! I lost it over in the back corner by the group of trees next to the red bridge. It is a grey runcam 2 with electrical tape and a 32gig lexar sd card. If anyone finds it or sees anything about one that was found at the location please let me know I would love to get my camera and my footage back thank you guys!!! Happy flying!!!! It is the same one I have on my chameleon in this picture:

-Michael Anderson/PNWFPV
Posted by rcduder | Oct 02, 2017 @ 10:19 PM | 2,717 Views
Please let me know if you like it and let me know what you would like to see different. Check out my recent blog posts for setup with the exception of it now having betaflight 3.2 and it works amazing I must say! Thanks for watching!!!

-Michael Anderson/PNWFPV

First Edit!!! Tiny Whoop Fun In The Backyard (2 min 33 sec)

Posted by rcduder | Sep 27, 2017 @ 05:53 PM | 2,212 Views
Hey guys! The new beast is done! With big thanks too Anges at genstattu.com this build is using their 2305 2450kv motors along with their 30a blheli-s escs and the 4s 1300mah 75 c packs that i have loved since my first 5 inch build. This beast rips to say the least!!!! Flight video will be up within the week as well as it will be my first real edit so I've been taking my time on this one but it will be well worth the wait for you guys!! Thanks for your time and have a happy flying experience!!!

Thanks again to those helping me stay in the air!!!

-My wallet

-Michael Anderson/PNWFPV
Posted by rcduder | Sep 18, 2017 @ 06:06 PM | 2,494 Views
So I had to join the tiny whoop craze guys, with the rainy season already coming strong in Washington I decided I need something so I could stay on the sticks even inside. This build is a custom build with various parts but they all work together very well for me so far!!


Inductrix pro frame
Eachine beecore f3 frsky with 3.1.6 firmware
Fx805 vtx/camera combo
Racetek 19000kv 6x15mm motors
Eachine e010 4 blade props cut to 2 blade
Tattu 220mah 1s with 2.0 connector

Check it out in action here:

Tiny whoop house testing!! (1 min 37 sec)

Tiny Whoop Outdoor Freestyle + Wind (1 min 52 sec)
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Posted by rcduder | Sep 13, 2017 @ 05:42 PM | 2,533 Views
Just want to give a big shoutout to Agnes over at gens ace/tattu for giving me the awesome opportunity to fly for them! I will be running the tattu 30a escs along with the 2305 2450kv motors they offer as well as continue running their 4s 1300mah 75c battery packs on my new chameleon builds and on top of that ill be using their new tiny whoop battery packs with 2.0 connectors!!! The quality of product I have purchased and received even before the sponsor have been next to perfect and I will always worship their compaines quality control and the great customer service I have always received! Please go ahead and check them out at genstattu.com!!! Thanks again Agnes!!!! Flight videos of the new product will be up soon on my channel PNWFPV, please check them out and subscribe for more!
Posted by rcduder | Aug 16, 2017 @ 01:50 AM | 2,668 Views
Hey guys, built up a new frame as I found I could never get my martian 3 consistent in flight due to the cheap hardware. So I decided to go with a local company and bought the quadrysteria rush 5" frame! Paired with the emax rs2205s motors and the Racekraft 5045 tri blades it is a beast! Fc, escs, rx and camera are the same as the previous build. Thanks for looking! Check out the first flight with it here:

New Build!! Rush 5"/Emax rs2205s Freestyle (3 min 9 sec)

-Michael Anderson/PNWFPV
Posted by rcduder | Aug 11, 2017 @ 12:48 AM | 2,132 Views
Chasing my dads eflite edge 540 around a bit then did some cruisin around and out of nowhere... Comes a flock of geese, thought it would be fun to chase them which it was!!! But when I turned back I didnt realize there was a second group of them coming! So glad I flipped and happened to be up high up enough to miss him and no one got hurt!!! Thanks for watching!! Check out the video here:


Subscribe for more!!

-Michael Anderson/PNWFPV
Posted by rcduder | Aug 07, 2017 @ 08:04 PM | 2,441 Views
Trimming Some Branches!! FPV Freestyle Round 2 (2 min 56 sec)

Just watch it, this one is pretty sweet 😎

-Michael Anderson/PNWFPV
Posted by rcduder | Aug 05, 2017 @ 02:29 AM | 2,680 Views
Just bought a gopro session so had to go to my spot down the road and try it out. Makes the quad feel better in the air over the hero 4 silver, not as heavy and less drag threw the air. Overall I feel my flying is progressing! Check it out!! Please like and share if you think others might enjoy it as well!! Thanks for reading guys!

Playing with powerlines! Fpv Freestyle goodness!!! (4 min 13 sec)

-Michael Anderson/PNWFPV
Posted by rcduder | Jul 29, 2017 @ 02:26 AM | 2,812 Views
Since I know some of you may be curious, here is my setup! You can check out how she performs on my channel!! PNWFPV!!

Frame: martian 3
Flight controller: betaflight f3 running 3.1.6
Esc's: emax 30a bullet running dshot300
Motors: cobra champion 2205 2350kv
Fpv camera: foxeer hs1177 with 2.5mm lense
Hd cam: gopro hero 4 with lense protector
Vtx: akk switchable 25/200/600
Receiver: spektrum 4649t serial telemetry
Batteries: tattu 4s 1300mah mix of 45 and 75c

Now I've been testing a few different props and havent decided what I like best just yet but have been using:

Racekraft 5040 tri blades
Racekraft 5051 tri blades
Lumineir butter cutters 5050 tri blades

My radio and goggles are pretty standard nothing special I use a spektrum dx6e and fatshark dominator v3s with standard fatshark non diversity module.

Overall I really like this setup so far. I feel it needs a little more top end some times but a lot of the time I'm not using more then 60-70% throttle for what I like to do so I cant complain to much. The all up weight is something I need to weigh out exactly as well but it flies very light and agile so hasnt concerned me much, there is a few things in the martian 3 kit I dont use as well because I felt it was not necessary for the build so it may be a little lighter then the usual martian 3. So far the martian 3 has been the frame for me, I can get it overnight at no extra cost and so far in the few months I have been flying it I have only replaced an arm and a stand off, compared to some of the frames out right now I can buy 3 of these kits and have plenty of spares for the price of a pro frame, and it flies great for me and very easy to tune.

Thanks for reading guys! Check in for more posts and more videos on my channel! Will be posting at least once a week if not more!!

-Michael Anderson/PNWFPV
Posted by rcduder | Jul 28, 2017 @ 05:23 PM | 2,747 Views
Hello everyone! It has been awhile since I last posted but I promise ive been hard at work!!!! My latest addiction has been Fpv freestyle and i have a few videos id like to share with you!

Here is my favorite so far!

New Spot!!! FPV Freestyle Fun (3 min 40 sec)

Second favorite!

Spektrum 4649t testing/FPV Freestyle Practice #2 (3 min 57 sec)
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Posted by rcduder | Aug 08, 2014 @ 07:13 PM | 4,813 Views
Here is another battery packs review for you guys


Cell count- 3
Discharge rating- 25c
Mah- 1800
Connector- Deans

I like doing battery pack reviews the most i think and lately i cant get enough of the gforce brand batteries from value hobby!

These packs are low in cost and high in quality, which who isnt looking for that?

I have 2 of these and have been currently testing them in the zeta science extreme 3d model and they fit it perfectly! The extra weight over the 1500mah version makes the extreme fly much better but that has nothing to do with the battery performance.

They can be purchased with different style connectors to fit your needs so check them out at valuehobby.com!

Posted by rcduder | Aug 08, 2014 @ 03:10 PM | 4,194 Views
Here is the new wicked yak epo from rcplanebuilder.com!

This thing is so fun to fly and does very good 3d, now being epo makes it heavier then a standard epp foamy of the same size and thats one thing you can feel in flight is that it flies heavier as well but the performance out weighs the weight of it.

My setup:
Tmotor 2206
Ztw 12a esc
Rcpb 9g servo
X2 rcpb 7g servos
Value hobby dsm2 rx
Value hobby 3s 500mah 30c packs
8x4dd prop

Go check it out at rcplanebuilder.com!


Ps. Flight video coming soon