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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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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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Tactic™ FPV-C1 600TVL FPV Video Camera

Tactic FPV-C1 600TVL FPV Video Camera

New for the growing FPV crowd is the Tactic FPV-C1 Video Camera. Designed to be ultra small and lightweight, the FPV-C1 can be mounted virtually anywhere and provides 120° field of view with a video resolution of 600TVL. * Works with Tactic 5.8GHz FPV equipment * Easy to mount and hook up * Can be used with 5-15V of input power * Size- 22 [...]

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Tactic DroneView 1080P HD Wi-Fi FPV Camera

Tactic DroneView 1080P HD Wi-Fi FPV Camera

With FPV racing being all the rage, and with more people flying/driving FPV every day, Tactic has announced a new DroneView 1080P Wi-Fi FPV Camera. The new DroneView can shoot HD photos and transmit HD video in real time. You can view the video on a smart device that has the DroveView app on it, making it easy to watch [...]

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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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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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Xiro Xplorer Handheld Gimbal

Xiro Xplorer Handheld Gimbal Holder

A lot of hobbyist enjoy shooting video of their bashing antics. To make this easier, Xiro has announced a new Xplorer Gimbal Holder. The holder allows you to mount your gimbal to it so that you can shoot better video, plus it has a mount for your cell phone so you can watch the video while you shoot, thus making [...]

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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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Blade Manta FPV Racer

Blade Manta FPV Race Wing

Looking to go a bit more extreme with your FPV racing? If so, look no farther than the new Manta FPV Racer from Blade. This flying wing comes set-up for not only FPV viewing, but also for some serious speed. How fast does it go? You can expect speeds in excess of 90 mph with the included Blade 1800kv brushless [...]

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Hitec QuadRacer 280

Hitec QuadRacer 280

Coming soon to a hobby shop near you is the Hitec QuadRacer 280. Aimed at people looking to get their feet wet in FPV racing, the QuadRacer 280 is loaded with features. Some of its highlights include- * 2.4GHz 6 channel radio * High resolution 4.3″ LCD video monitor * 300,000 Pixel 135° field-of-view camera * 2300kV brushless motors * 3S 2000mAh LiPo battery & [...]

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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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