Blog

  • The Best Tools For Your FPV Workshop
    When building miniquads, people tend to focus most of their attention on their drone parts, and leave tools as an afterthought. While that mentality is fair enough, I believe it's good to have a decent tool set, so I'm going to help you remember the tools you need!
    Posted: Tuesday 26 June 2018
  • How to setup Betaflight for the first time (Part Three: Radio and Motors)
    When I was a beginner, something that really threw me off was setting up the firmware in my drone. If you're using Betaflight like so many others, the first time you open it up can be very intimidating, because there are SO MANY SETTINGS TO PLAY WITH! I'm going to run you through the setup, so you don't have to go at it alone.
    Posted: Wednesday 13 June 2018
  • How to setup Betaflight for the first time (Part Two: Configuration)
    When I was a beginner, something that really threw me off was setting up the firmware in my drone. If you're using Betaflight like so many others, the first time you open it up can be very intimidating, because there are SO MANY SETTINGS TO PLAY WITH! I'm going to run you through the setup, so you don't have to go at it alone.
    Posted: Wednesday 6 June 2018
  • How to setup Betaflight for the first time (Part One: Flashing)
    When I was a beginner, something that really threw me off was setting up the firmware in my drone. If you're using Betaflight like so many others, the first time you open it up can be very intimidating, because there are SO MANY SETTINGS TO PLAY WITH! I'm going to run you through the setup, so you don't have to go at it alone.
    Posted: Tuesday 5 June 2018
  • The Ultimate FPV Shopping list (Part Two)
    Buying your First set of racing drone gear is daunting and confusing. I want to try and make it easier for you by laying out how to choose, what to buy, and why (without making it too complicated).

    Let’s go!
    Posted: Tuesday 29 May 2018
  • The Ultimate FPV Shopping list (Part One)
    This is Part One of a Two Part blog.
    In Part One I will explain the “flying parts” of your drone, the parts you need for it to get in the air.
    In Part Two I will talk about the FPV video gear, and other misc items.

    Buying your First set of racing drone gear is daunting and confusing. I want to try and make it easier for you by laying out how to choose, what to buy, and why (without making it too complicated).
    Let’s go!
    Posted: Wednesday 23 May 2018
  • How to choose the right propeller for your racing drone
    "Which propeller should I buy for my racing drone?" With so many propellers to choose from, as a beginner it can be hard to figure out what all the choices mean for you, and how they will make your racing drone fly. I'd like to walk through some aspects of what makes certain propellers different, and what those differences mean.
    Posted: Tuesday 15 May 2018
  • 5 tips to be a faster drone racer
    Getting faster on the track is all about getting tighter lines, and thinking ahead. Then applying those techniques until you are comfortable with your quad physically moving faster as well.

    I'm going to write a short blog to try and run you through my processes over the last few months that I feel have helped me get to where I am now.
    Posted: Monday 7 May 2018
  • Finding, buying, and using your first RC charger
    Battery charging can be one of those daunting tasks when your a beginner. And rightly so, as Lipo charging can be dangerous. Here's a guide to help you select your first Lipo charger.
    Posted: Wednesday 14 March 2018