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RISE RXS255 FPV Racing Drone

RISE RXS255 FPV Racing Drone

For all you guys making the switch over to FPV Drone Racing, Rise has announced the RXS255. The RXS255 is ready to race right out of the box, pre-built with all the good stuff to bust out fast lap times. * Fully assembled * Pre-loaded with BLHeli firmware and OneShot software * 1000TVL adjustable camera, angle 0-45° * 200mW, 32 channel video transmitter * Cloverleaf [...]

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MaxAmps 1850mah 4s 14.8V Drone Racing Battery

MaxAmps 1850mAh 14.8V Drone Racing Battery

New from MaxAmps is the 1850mAh 4S 14.8V Drone Racing Battery. This pack was designed to enhance handling while FPV racing. The MaxAmps pack not only has low weight, but also sports a low center of gravity, helping to create smoother handling and faster lap times. * 100C rated discharge * Up to a 5C charge rate * Built with Deans Ultra wire * [...]

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Horizon Hobby FPV Racing

Horizon Hobby Helps FPV Drone Racing Go Mainstream

Last weekend the National Drone Racing Championships in New York made some big waves. The event was exclusively covered on ESPN3, sending notice that drone racing is steadily working its way towards the mainstream. One of the companies behind the evolution of FPV drone racing is Horizon Hobby. Horizon’s Blade line of drones has helped get FPV racing get to [...]

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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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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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Hitec Vektor 280 FPV Race Drone

Hitec Vektor 280 FPV Race Drone

Just announced for all you aspiring FPV drone racers is the Hitec Vektor 280. The Vektor 280 comes with a high-end carbon fiber chassis and is pre-assembled to save you time. All it takes to get the Vektor up and running is for you to supply a 5-channel transmitter, a 5.8GHz receiver, 3 or 4S LiPo battery, and video goggles. [...]

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Blade Theory X 195 FPV Kit

Blade Theory X 195 FPV Kit

New and hot for the FPV racing crowd is the Blade Theory X 195 Kit. The folks at Blade put a bunch of forward thinking into the Theory X, using their years of airframe knowledge to develop a race quad that is suitable for everyone from noobs to national champions. What’s the scoop on the Theory X? Glad you asked- * [...]

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RISE RXS270 Extreme Race Drone

RISE RXS270 Extreme FPV Racing Drone

Have you been thinking about entering the world of high speed drone racing? You aren’t alone, a lot of people have been adding a race drone to their rc garage. Aimed right at new FPV racers is the RXS270 from a new company called RISE. The RXS270 is a pure-bred drone racer sporting a light, yet tough, carbon fiber chassis. [...]

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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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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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