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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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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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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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XLabs Shrike FPV Racing Quad

Want to fly the frame that 15 year old Luke Bannister (aka BanniUK), winner of the 2016 World Drone Prix in Dubai and a $250,000 payday, flys? Then check out the Shrike from xLabs. As is the trend right now in FPV racing drones, the Shrike is a “true x” design. This means centralized mass, lightning quick response and awesome flight [...]

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Blade Nano QX2 FPV BNF

Blade Nano QX2 FPV BNF

Coming soon from the folks over at Blade is the Nano QX2 FPV Drone. The QX2 received a number of updates over the previous version and comes as a bind and fly. SAFE technology now comes standard to make the QX2 easy to fly, while different flight modes are included too. A 5.8GHz headset is required for flight (like those [...]

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ShenDrones “Butters” MiniQuad Frame

New from Andy Shen (the mad scientist of mini quads) and ShenDrones comes the “Butters” frame. Coming in at a tiny 130mm, Butters swings 3″ props and features integrated prop protection. This little guy is meant for indoor slow flying for beginners or a winter alternative for experienced pilots. The guarded prop design makes this frame exceptionally safe for indoor use. The [...]

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4-in-1 ESC for Mini Drones from RMRC

Now here’s something from Ready Made RC that should make those mini quad builds much cleaner and much easier. Check out this 4-in-1 BLHeli-equipped 12A ESC! Sporting industry-standard dimensions that allow you to stack it right on top of your flight controller, this piece of gear is the perfect solution for the “sub-250mm sized” quad craze that’s sweeping the FPV scene at the moment. [...]

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World Drone Prix 2016 – Live Feed

Not sure what you are watching right now, but you should be watching the World Drone Prix 2016 from Dubai! The track is seriously insane. The lights, the layout, everything is crazy, not to mention there is $1,000,000 on the line! Heck, I think they are giving $100,000 for the fastest lap! The TV feed is interesting, but a little [...]

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RISE RXD250 Quad Racer

RISE RXD250 Quad Racer by Hobbico

New from the innovators over at Hobbico is the RISE 250 sized RXD250 Quad Racer. Designed to be affordable, durable, and fast, the RXD250 should make for a great entry level quad racing machine. The backbone of the RXD250 is a hybrid foam/carbon fiber chassis which allows you to really go for it out on the race course. Some of [...]

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Impulse RC Alien 5″ FPV Quad – Build & In-Depth Review

If you do a quick Google search for “FPV racing drone”, you will almost certainly be instantly overwhelmed with potential choices. As FPV racing and drones in general explode in popularity, there are new products hitting the market every second. When I set out to build my first high-end FPV racing/freestyle quadcopter, and I mean REALLY build it from the [...]

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Venom FPV Race Packs

LiPo FPV Race Batteries From Venom

Just announced by Venom is a line-up of FPV Race Batteries. These Lithium based packs were designed for high voltage output to make sure your quad gets maximum power for more speed. 6 different sizes will be available to work with the most popular race quad configurations. The packs in the line-up include- 3S 1000mAh 50C 4S 1000mAh 50C 3S 1300mAh 50C 4S 1300mAh [...]

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