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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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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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