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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.  
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 […]

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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 […]
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 […]

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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 […]
What is the best flight mode for drone racing? (Quick Tip)

What is the best flight mode for drone racing? (Quick Tip)

Even basic drones will have several flight modes to choose from. Manufacturers might call them by different names, but their functions are pretty much the same. There isn’t a perfect all-around flight mode, so the one that you choose depends on what you plan to do. For beginners, Stability mode is the way to go. […]

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Spektrum iX12 12-Channel DSMX Transmitter [VIDEO]

Spektrum iX12 12-Channel DSMX Transmitter [VIDEO]

  From Spektrum: The Spektrum iX12 is the fruit of years of engineering and development. Fueled by customer feedback and a powerful drive to innovate, we have created the first truly Intelligent Radio. The Spektrum iX12 radio is a 12-channel transmitter matched with a powerful combination of features and next-level connectivity. Groundbreaking yet comfortably familiar, […]
The Difference Between Analog and HD (digital) Transmission (Drone Quick Tip)

The Difference Between Analog and HD (digital) Transmission (Drone Quick Tip)

FPV pilots often favor analog systems for their zero-latency signal transmission. Analog inherently comes without latency issues— its transmission travels at the speed of light. With the increased public interest in FPV racing, however, problems have arisen. When racing in the vicinity of other pilots who are transmitting analog signals on the same frequency, receivers […]

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More Winners from the Los Angeles Drone Film Festival

More Winners from the Los Angeles Drone Film Festival

Here are some more winners from the Inaugural Los Angeles Drone Film Festival that was this past weekend.   WINNER of the EXTREME SPORTS CATEGORY UNITED WE RIDE Amanda West of Four oh Four Film Factory WINNER of FEATURING DRONES CATEGORY MERRY CRASHMAS This is Tilt & Animasjonsdepartementet Merry Crashmas from This Is Tilt on Vimeo. WINNER […]
Los Angeles Drone Film Festival Winners

Los Angeles Drone Film Festival Winners

The Inaugural Los Angeles Drone Film Festival was this past weekend. The films were impressive, the prizes were jaw dropping(check out the list on losangelesdronefilmfestival.com) and #LADFF sponsor Propel RC brought the house down when they gave each member of the audience a Star Wars Drone! Here are some of the winning entries. WINNER of MADE […]
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