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Estes Proto-X Six

Estes Proto-X Six Drone

When you think Estes Proto-X, you think small, fun to fly quadcopter. However, Estes is upping their Proto-X game with the the Proto X Six Nano Hexcopter. That’s right, the latest Proto-X comes with 6 rotors, not just 4. * 6 rotors make it even more stable and easy to fly * You can chose to fly in “normal” or “True Direction” [...]


Estes Proto X Vid with Camera Nano Drone

Estes Proto X Vid With Camera Nano Drone

Looking for an affordable drone to get your feet wet shooting aerial video? Ya, me too. New from Estes is the Proto X Vid. It is extremely wallet friendly and can shoot 480p video of your flights. A 2.4GHz radio system keeps thing under control, while a six axis gyro with an “Auto Upright System” self-corrects the drone no matter [...]


Proto X Today Show

Estes Proto-X Makes an Appearance on the Today Show

When the Today Show staff went looking for gadgets to cure the wintertime blues, the Estes Proto-X came to the rescue. Watch the short clip above to see Hoda and Kathie Lee’s reaction to the tiny, yet incredibly fun, Proto-X quadcopter. You can also hit up This Link to visit the Estes website for more information on the extremely popular [...]


Video Proto-X FPV

Video – Proto-X FPV Quadcopter

If you’ve been living in a cave the last few years you might not have heard that FPV is all the rage in the air community. Recently Hobbico announced an FPV version of their extremely popular Proto-X Quadcopter. The Proto-X FPV allows you to fly via watching a video feed on its transmitter, plus you can record and download the [...]


Estes Proto X FPV Quadcopter

Estes Proto-X Micro HD FPV Quadcopter

The folks over at Estes have a new version of the incredibly popular Proto X quadcopter, the Micro HD FPV. The big news is its larger size, now 4.5″, and its high def first person video. A 1280 x 720P camera transmits a video feed back the transmitter where you can fly the Proto-X in the first person view. Some [...]


TheToyz Nano Quadcopter Storage Case

TheToyz Nano Quadcopter Storage Case

In the beginning there was the Estes Proto-X. It blew away consumers and was the big sales hit of X-mas 2013. Since then a dozen different companies have put out nano sized quads. To help protect and keep all your nano quadcopter gear organized, the fine folks over at TheToyz have announced a new storage case. The storage case features heavy [...]


Estes Control Blade Guard Proto-X

Estes Control Blade Guard for the Proto-X

Tired of looking for a rotor blade after crashing your Estes Proto-X? If you own one you know what I’m talking about, those things are tiny and can be hard to find sometimes. Estes has announced a new rotor guard that not only protects the blades on the Proto-X, but can also keep them from getting knocked off. The rotor guard [...]


Estes Proto-X Has New Lower Price $29.99!

The Estes Proto-X was one of our favorite recent product releases. I’m not kidding when I say everyone at Big Squid owns at least one, and most of us have 2 or 3! If you haven’t picked up one of these awesome micro-quadcopters, now you have no excuse! They are available in 6 colors, comes completely RTF, and part [...]


Estes Proto X SLT

Estes Proto X SLT Nano Quadcopter RTF

Estes has announced their latest version of the very popular Proto X, the Proto X SLT. What does the SLT bring to the plate? It has the ability to do flips and rolls, while its SLT protocol allows it to be flown with popular radio systems like the Tactic TTX650. * Has a triple-axis, three-accelerometer gyro Auto-Upright system * Includes four spare [...]


Estes Proto-X Canopy TheToyz

Colored Canopies for the Estes Proto-X from TheToyz

If you’ve ever flown a bunch of Estes Proto-Xs at the same time then you already know how hard it is to tell them apart. On the same note, if you are a big fan of the Proto-X then you know there just aren’t many aftermarket upgrades available either. Lucky for you TheToyz are big fans of the Proto-X and have [...]


Thetoyz proto x blade sets

TheToyz Colored Rotor Blade Sets for the Estes Proto X

While the Estes Proto X has been a massive seller, there just haven’t been many aftermarket parts for it. The crew over at TheToyz is out to change that, first off by offering three new Colored Rotor Blade Sets for the Estes. With color options that include red, yellow, and green, the new rotor sets are sure to help your [...]


Estes Proto X New Colors

New Estes Proto-X RTFs in Multiple Colors Featuring Auto-Upr…

The mighty little Estes Proto-X has become a huge phenomenon. With their low price point and huge fun factor, everyone (and their Uncle, and their Uncle’s dog) bought one. However, if you’ve flown your Proto-X as much as we have, you already know they do eventually wear out. For all you guys needing a new Proto-X, Estes has announced that you [...]


The Raging Rotors Father’s Day Aircraft Buyer’s Guide!

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and what better way to put a smile on their face than getting them that RC flying machine he’s been looking for. Better yet, get him a ‘drone’ and he’ll be part of the hottest RC craze this year. Either way, I thought that a nice list of fun flying gifts for the [...]


estes proto x quadcopter review

Product Spotlight – Estes Proto X Nano Quadcopter

We’ve been flying (and bashing) the Estes Proto X quadcopter (part #4606, $39) for a few weeks now, it is quite the fun little flying machine. Here in our mini-review we’ll tell you what we thought of our experience with it. Time to bash- The Proto X takes to the air faster than just about anything you can buy. We measured [...]


Estes Proto X Unboxing

Unboxing – Estes Proto X Nano Quadcopter

We’ve been bashing and thrashing the new Estes Proto X nano quadcopter for a while now and our review is nearly ready. Before we post the review, we need to post some unboxing pictures, so here they are. You can’t help but be blown away with just how small the Proto X is when you crack it out of the box. [...]