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Team BlackSheep Tango FPV Radio

Looking for something different for your radio choice? Until now, there were very few aesthetically and functionally different options in this arena. Sure, you could pick from a variety of radios, but they all looked and functioned essentially the same. Not anymore. Check out the Tango from the boys at TBS (Team BlackSheep). I am personally VERY excited for this radio [...]

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Hitec RCD AEE MD10 Action Camera – REVIEW with videos!

These days, action cameras are essentially a dime a dozen. The category “action camera” used to only encompass a few specific models (GoPro, and… um… GoPro) but now that category has broadened to include a variety of new products from a variety of manufacturers. Some of the companies getting into the action camera segment are already recognizable by us RC [...]

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2016 Drone Nationals – Streaming Live All Weekend

Hey drone racing fans! Just a quick blurb to let you all know that the 2016 Drone Nationals is taking place and streaming live all this weekend. The top drone pilots from around the globe will be tearing up Governors Island in New York and competing for a $55,000 prize pool. All the action will be streaming live on ESPN [...]

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QAV-X Charpu Edition Racing Quadcopter

Remember last year when I said x-frames will take over the drone racing and freestyle scene? Yup. Just call me Nostradamus… Nostraquadmus? Anyway, check out the new QAV-X Charpu from Lumenier! Backed by one of the (if not THE) most popular pilots in FPV, Carlos Puertolas, aka Charpu, this new frame sports classic x-geometry coupled with Lumenier’s always-high-quality carbon fiber [...]

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FXT Marvel Vision 5.8ghz FPV Goggles

Until recently, the only name in FPV goggles was Fat Shark. Not anymore. Last year saw the release of the HeadPlay HD goggles as well as a variety of do it yourself options from various manufacturers. Well now, we get yet another offering in the FPV goggle arena and this one stands out by being extremely affordable! Check out the [...]

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Unboxing – Rise RXD250 Extreme Durabilty Racing Drone

Looking to get your feet wet with a 250mm-sized racing quadcopter? Check out these unboxong shots of the new Rise RXD250. The RXD250 is a great piece of kit if you’re looking for your first (or second, or third… We know how this hobby goes!) racing drone. Sporting a foam/carbon composite body, the RXD is “receiver ready” and comes with everything [...]

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HD FPV Racing – Coming Soon From Connex

Guys, this is big. As of now, all FPV racing drones utilize an analog video signal for flight imagery. Of course you can strap a GoPro or any other of about a dozen HD cameras on to your FPV racer to capture footage, but not to use as a flight camera. Aerial photography rigs have long used HD FPV (see: [...]

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Hover Camera – Autonomous Camera Drone from GetHover

With a dozen new drone releases per week, it’s hard to stand out. The Hover Camera caught my eye big time this week. With its unique form factor, ease of use, stylish design and feature list, the Hover Camera from GetHover promises to be unique. Hover Camera says that their innovative new drone is “the world’s first truly consumer-friendly self-flying camera [...]

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Voodoo Quads VDQ210 FPV Racing Quadcopter - Build & In-Depth…

Good afternoon, loyal Squids! RedPandaFPV here back with yet another mini FPV racing quad review. Today we will be taking an in-depth look at the very-cool-looking VDQ210 from Florida-based Voodoo Quads. One look at the pictures of this baby and it’s easy to see that the VDQ210 boasts a very unique design that helps it really stand out in a sea of “flying bricks”. I [...]

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KISS FC 32bit Flight Controller from FlyDuino.net

Until recently, almost every single FPV racing flight controller worth it’s salt utilized the ubiquitous CleanFlight firmware. All though the CleanFlight firmware is very capable and user-friendly (even spawning community-generated variations like the awesome BetaFlight), it leaves a lot to be desired. Given minor little annoyances like constant driver issues on PC, as well as more glaring problems such as random and oft-unexplained [...]

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Drone Racing Coming to ESPN

In another move forward on the path to global domination, drone racing will soon be arriving on ESPN. Thanks to the International Drone Racing Association, we will all be watching our favorite hobby continue it’s meteoric rise and take center stage on the world wide leader in sports in the very near future. The international, multi-year deal was announced earlier [...]

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Rogue 130mm FPV Frame from Rebel Miniquads

As the tech marches forever forward, FPV racing quadcopters are getting smaller and smaller. As the components shrink, so do the frames. And weighing in as a featherweight from the boys at Rebel Miniquads, comes the Rogue 130! This is one bad little frame. Available in red, white and black (with more colors to be announced soon), the Rogue 130mm sports a 2mm [...]

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Emax Race Spec Quadcopter Motors

The Emax “red bottom” motors seem to be all the rage right now for FPV mini quads. Suitable for both Racing and freestyle, these motors can take a beating. Check out the new Emax Race Spec family of high performance brushless motors Redesigned and engineered to perform better than most in it’s class, every motor is precision crafted within tight [...]

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Drone Racing is Coming to ESPN

Drone racing is blowing up. That’s all there is to it. And for good reason! Just announced, ESPN and the International Drone Racing Association have inked a multi-year deal to broadcast the best of drone racing on cable TV. The first instalment will be the U.S. National Drone Racing Championships, to be hosted on Governor’s Island in New York at the [...]

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SP Racing F3 EVO Flight Controller for FPV Racing Quads

New from Seriously Pro Racing comes the long awaited SP Racing F3 EVO Flight Controller. This mini-quad flight controller was designed to give awesome flight performance in a stackable race-ready package. It has the latest sensors, race timing & logging technology backed by excellent connectivity options at a wallet-friendly price. The hardware was designed by the lead developer of Cleanflight to be [...]

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