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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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Hover Camera – Autonomous Camera Drone from GetHover

With a dozen new drone releases per week, it’s hard to stand out. The Hover Camera caught my eye big time this week. With its unique form factor, ease of use, stylish design and feature list, the Hover Camera from GetHover promises to be unique. Hover Camera says that their innovative new drone is “the world’s first truly consumer-friendly self-flying camera [...]

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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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Drone Racing is Coming to ESPN

Drone racing is blowing up. That’s all there is to it. And for good reason! Just announced, ESPN and the International Drone Racing Association have inked a multi-year deal to broadcast the best of drone racing on cable TV. The first instalment will be the U.S. National Drone Racing Championships, to be hosted on Governor’s Island in New York at the [...]

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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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RISE Universal Drone Backpack

RISE Universal Drone Backpack

New from RISE is a Universal Drone Backpack. The RISE backpack can hold up to a 350 size drone, or up to four micro-sized units. The backpack has a durable water-resistant outer shell and the interior dividers can be easily moved to accommodate many different shapes or sizes. It was also designed with convenience in mind with plenty of different [...]

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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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Drones On The Horizon

Upcoming Event – Drones On The Horizon

Do you live in Florida? If so, the good folks over at Horizon Hobby are holding a special rc event in Orlando that looks really neat. The name of the event is Drones On The Horizon and features drones, boats, airplanes, and surface rc cars & trucks. Admission and parking is 100% Free and the even is being held April [...]

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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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