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FlyTrex Live 3G

Just in from Israel: The FlyTrex Live 3G!

After the 350QX Fly Away of 2014 (It wasn’t my fault, I swear!), the guys at the office wanted a way to track all of their aircraft so they can recover them with relative ease. My relationship with the developers at FlyTrex was already blossoming, and my plight was quickly solved with a package sent to my door all the [...]

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GB200 Box Front

Unboxing: Yuneec/Blade GB200 Gimbal for Quadcopters

While working on upgrading a friend’s Blade 350QX, he asked to get him that ‘new camera mount’ for his GoPro. A few days later, the Yuneec/Blade GB200 Camera Gimbal came in for me to install. Equipped with 2 brushless motors and mounts for the GoPro and CGo1 sport cameras, this gimbal is plug and play with the Blade 350QX and could even be [...]

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Quad Fly Away? Track in Real Time with FlyTrex Live!

Hot off the presses via their blog, the guys over at FlyTrex have updated their GPS MultiRotor telemetry system to also provide live data feed straight to their website, making it the first ‘Black Box’ for quadcopters. FlyTrex Live uses a GSM (cell phone data) connection to transmit Speed, Location, Altitude, and Battery Voltage live directly to their website. What makes this [...]

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Raging Rotors Product Spotlight: Flytrex Core V2 Mulitrotor …

After my previous article talking about Flytrex Core V2 Multirotor Flight Recorder, my email BLEW UP asking for more! I quickly got my hands on the latest shipment and was able to unbox (or unbag, really), install, and test out this neat chip on my Blade 350QX.  Check out the unboxing pics and my experience with it by Reading More…

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Raging Rotors: Teach Me How to Dronie

Selfies are out, people! Trending hotter than the sun, thanks to a Drone-taken picture of Captain Picard himself, Dronies are all the new photography rage on the web. Making a Dronie in 10 Easy Steps: 1.) Grab your quadcopter. May I suggest a Ares QX130, Blade 180QX HD, or LaTrax Alias for those without 350QX or DJI Phantoms You can take your own Dronie like mine above by Reading [...]

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The Raging Rotors Father’s Day Aircraft Buyer’s Guide!

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and what better way to put a smile on their face than getting them that RC flying machine he’s been looking for. Better yet, get him a ‘drone’ and he’ll be part of the hottest RC craze this year. Either way, I thought that a nice list of fun flying gifts for the [...]

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Raging Rotors: Achievement Unlocked with Flytrex

What better way to challenge yourself and your piloting skills than earning achievements and sharing your bold and daring exploits with fellow pilots? The guys over at Flytrex have come up with a flight recorder to measure altitude, speed, and other metrics to share with your fellow pilots. For added fun, they also included in their social networking challenges and achievements to [...]

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Mad Dog LiPo Blade QX

Mad Dog 2700 mAh 11.1V 25C Blade 350 QX LiPo w/ EC3

Want to add 25% more flight time to your Blade 350 QX quadcopter? The guys over at 2dogrc have a new LiPo pack to give your quad more time up in the air. Their new Mad Dog 3S 2700mAh LiPo is a perfect fit for the battery bay on the 350 QX and comes with an EC3 connector which plugs right [...]

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Raging Rotors: Blade Runner Part 1: 2-Blade, or Not 2-Blade.…

Now that the weather has been better and the first installment of the build project up for your viewing, I started spending time with my Blade 350QX,  and couldn’t help but start looking at modifications and changes. Now a new product was released by Xtreme Productions for the 350QX: A 3-bladed prop to replace the stock 2-bladed propeller. Which raises a [...]

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The 350QX Gets an Upgrade with Firmware 2.0!

Think the 350QX can’t get any better? Horizon Hobby has upgraded the firmware of the Blade 350QX to version 2.0, featuring a new flight mode built for ultra stable Aerial Photography and new features new and improved compass and GPS technology. In the new BNF and RTF versions, the quadcopter comes with an improved charger, and the start (arming) procedures have also been improved [...]

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Keep Your Quadcopter Safe with the 350QX Case!

With the Blade Helicopter’s 350QX becoming a quick heavy hitter in the consumer quadcopter market, it was nice to hear that Horizon Hobby just announced a case for their current model 350 size quadcopter that will also fit the 350QX AP that will be out in a few months. This new case also touts the following features:Sturdy foam insert provides protection for everything you need [...]

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Raging Rotors: Lights, Camera, Quad Action! (350QX Style)

As always, I’m excited to bring you another installment of Raging Rotors. Today is definitely a ‘story-time’ kind of day, but I think the best way to talk about something is experience. I mentioned last week that I had a little ‘incident’ regarding my Blade 350QX. So maybe I got impatient, but boy is that quad ridiculous! Granted, the bigger they are the [...]

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