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Hot Tip Tuesday!! Protect Those Wires From Chaffing On The Frame

It’s a necessary evil … carbon fiber, that is. It’s strong, looks amazing and gives our machines the ultimate in rigidity, but it also chews through wire insulation if not prepped properly. It’s super easy to file and seal your …

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Rise House Racer Challenge Video Contest Opens

Rise House Racer

Indoor drone race challenge combines elements of FPV, course design and video for a chance to win $5,000! Champaign, IL — March 8, 2017 – Hobbico announces the House Racer Challenge, a video contest featuring the recently-launched House Racer Indoor …

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FAA Releases Part 107 Info!!!!!!

The new rules for non-hobbyist small unmanned aircraft (UAS) operations – Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (PDF) – cover a broad spectrum of commercial uses for drones weighing less than 55 pounds. Here are the highlights of the new …

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Dutch Police To Train Birds To Take Down Unauthorized Drones

Now this is some amazing stuff right here. We’ve heard of birds of prey being used to keep birdstikes to a minimum at commercial airports, but this ingenious plan takes that use of said raptors to a whole other level. …

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AMA In DC Fighting For Pilot’s Rights

Bob Brown and the gang at the AMA have been on Capitol Hill the past few days, educating legislators and gaining allies in our fight to keep restrictions on RC pilots as painless as possible. This is good news indeed. …

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Infrared Module For FPV Night Flying: Kickstarter Campaign

Now this looks cool. Hopefully they meet their goal and we can all be flying in the dark without spending a small fortune on a FLIR system.  A simple solution to a complex problem. Rather than using an entirely new …

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Three Prominent Companies Join the “Know Before You Fly” Campaign

(CUMMING, GA)— Today UAVExperts.aero, Atlantahobby.com and UAVGroundSchool.com announced that they had been invited to join and are now actively involved in the “Know Before You Fly” campaign. Cliff Whitney, President, recently said, “Since 1978 my companies have always promoted safe …

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MaxAmps Signature Series 12000mAh LiPo For Drones

MaxAmps expands the Signature Series line with 12000mah 6S 22.2v LiPo battery. If you are looking for a commercial grade lithium polymer battery designed to hold up in heavy use applications, MaxAmps has the answer! The brand new Signature Series batteries are …

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Our Name Has Changed

I am sure that many of our readers will agree that using the word “drones” does not cause the same cringing feeling that it might have a year ago.  The mass media has seemed to relax a bit with their …

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Amimon CONNEX: An Innovative Zero-Latency Wireless HD Video Transmission Solution for Aerial Drones

CONNEX, Amimon’s new high-performance wireless HD video link for multirotor drone platforms, is a breakthrough transmission solution that makes it easy and affordable for professional drone users to outfit virtually any size and shape aerial drone with long-range full-HD video transmission capabilities. …

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Know Before You Fly – Unmanned Flight Safety Guidance

Hobbico recently announced its support for Know Before You Fly, an educational campaign developed to give anyone planning to fly unmanned aircraft — including R/C model drones — the information required to do so safely and responsibly. Know Before You …

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