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Blade Inductrix 200 FPV

FPV racers are the fastest growing segment of drones … of the multirotor persuasion any way. Everyone wants one, but where to go to get the components needed? Further still, how do you program everything without any help from anyone?

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AUVSI Xponential New Blood

So, it seems these day that there is a drone show or event almost every week and that’s in America alone. Last week (as of this writing), I was fortunate enough to be sent to the AUVSI Xponential in New Orleans, LA. I had lived in the Big Easy for most of the 90s, so I was double stoked for the trip.

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UDI RC Discovery FPV

UDI makes a couple of different machines that include a number of different drones as well as a few boats, but the Discovery FPV is their latest release. Packed with all the features that novices need and pros want, this little camera drone can fill a vast number of roles for pilots of all types.

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Point and Shoot

Well, it’s been more than a year since we changed the name of our publication to Drones from the original Multirotor Pilot … and I haven’t received a single death threat! Seriously though, a lot has changed over the last year and especially since we started this crazy ride more than 2 years ago.

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Makin’ Bacon for Cancer Research

Let me preface this short, but sweet article with the notion that I certainly do not need an excuse to do some FPV flying, whether it’s through gates or freestyle. Give me a crowd to do it in front of and the chance to raise some loot to go towards research to end children’s cancers and I’m there in a heartbeat!

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RISE RXD250

FPV racing is all the rage these days in the drone world. Sure, there are loads of cool new aerial media rigs popping up (some of them in this very issue), but nothing is progressing at quite the pace that FPV race specific machines are.

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Summer of FPV’s

Said it before and I’ll say it again, there is no more explosive segment of drones than FPV these days. Whether it’s the constant development and redevelopment of new hardware and components or the dazzling track displays that David Moquay of FPV LightTrax and others cook up for gates...

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VIDEO: Drone Shenanigans On A Golf Course

No, we didn’t really golf with it, but as we were already on the empty course for another project, we had a little fun with the Xplorer V. LINKS HOBBICO XIRO

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Video: Autel X-Star Premium First Impressions and Flight

We all know how popular drones are these days and aerial camera rigs are probably tops on that list. The problem is, when you spend a thousand dollars or more on a machine and have a problem with it, you …

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New MaxAmps LiPo 1850mAh 4S 14.8V Drone Racing Battery Pack

MaxAmps introduces a lower center of gravity battery option to compete in the drone racing market. The 1850mAh 4S batteries have been engineered to reduce height and increase performance for racing drones. Using authentic 12awg Deans Ultra wire, the 1850mAh battery pack can easily …

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Hitec X2 AC PRO Charger

A charger is a charger is a charger, right? Not quite, but those of you who own Hitec chargers already know that. Since the release of the X4 many years ago, Hitec has been at the forefront of the charger game and from the looks of their latest release, they’re going to stay right where they are

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Quadrino Nano Flight Controller

When it comes to choosing a flight controller for your next quad purchase, you might be left a little light headed when perusing the web for options as there are loads of them. Of course, if you want all the cool features like IOC (headless), RTH (Return To Home) and GPS, you’re probably going to shell out a small fortune. Not any more

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Operate Your Charger From a Distance With the Hitec WiFi Module

There's an app for that! That’s something you hear almost on a daily basis in these advanced tech times. There are apps for weight loss, apps for combining your face with a celebrity and finally ... an app for our RC chargers. Hitter just released their WiFi module for use with the X2 AC Plus and X2 AC Pro chargers.

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