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Tokio SX Build by EnvyAstro Ivan Rodriguez

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 FlightClub Tokio SX | EnvyAstro Post by EnvyAstro Ivan Rodriguez Hope you guys are as excited as I am with the new Tokio Stretched X! I have been flying the prototype version for about 2 months now and I can say that I am in love with this frame.  I have yet to break a frame. But if you happen …

Check Out the New Store!

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 New FlightClub Store! New FlightClub Store Hi guys, the time has come where we’ve outgrown our current store.  Thanks for the patience the past  two weeks as we’ve suffered lots of website issues with shipping quotes, no order notification emails, slow and crashing site.  We are still working around the clock to work out all the bugs so please bear …

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FlightClub Team Pilot: Ivan “EnvyAstro” Rodriquez

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 FlightClub Team Pilot: EnvyAstro Ivan Rodriguez For the past two years FlightClub has been just me, Mike.  There are a lot of other posts that I’ve wanted to do but I have to admit to my shortcomings.  I suck at flying!  I need to focus on my strengths and bring in help to fill in the gaps.   This is were …

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FlightClub Tokio SX

In Info, News by Mike Tseng8 Comments

 

 FlightClub Tokio SX   You asked for it and here it is, Tokio SX!   The SX is the stretched X version of the Tokio X.  It still has all the great features of the Tokio X, butter mount, chamfered edges, hypotense carbon fiber cut, 2 screw canopy mount, camera and vtx protection, except that it’s 220mm to accommodate the …

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Design the Best Quadcopter Frame of All Time

In Build, News, Review by Mike Tseng119 Comments

 

 Best Quadcopter Frame For the past three months I’ve immersed myself in designing the best quadcopter frame and learning how to cut carbon fiber.  It’s been a frustrating, hair pulling experience but I’m very proud with the results. I thought my inner OCD self in making clean builds was bad, designing frames is 100 times worse.  To give you an idea, I …

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Drone Backpack – Lowepro QuadGuard BP X2

In Review by Mike Tseng10 Comments

 

 Lowepro QuadGuard BP X2 – Drone Backpack I love the Lowepro QuadGuard BP X2 drone backpack! Before I discovered the Lowepro QuadGuard drone backpack I was using a toolbox nested inside the Ridgid Pro Gear Cart.  The toolbox held my quads, batteries, props and misc gear.  The Ridgid gear cart was my FPV seat.  It was a nice setup but …

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ISDT SC-608 Mini LiPo Battery Charger

In Review by Mike Tseng7 Comments

 

 LiPo Battery Charger: iSDT SC-608 I’ve been looking for a simple portable field lipo battery charger for a while and I finally found it.  The iSDT SC-608 is a micro 150w balance lipo battery charger that fits in the palm of your had. Specifications Charges LiPo, LiFe, Lilon, LiFe and LiHv (1s-6s) NiMh/Cd (1-18s) Pb (1-12s) Input Voltage DC 9-32v Output …

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What is Dshot: Update your Quad!

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 What is Dshot It seems like every week there’s a new protocol, firmware or flight controller coming out.  The newest thing right now is Dshot.  It’s currently available on KISS flight controllers running KISS esc and BetaFlight based hardware with STM32 F3+ processors running BLHeli-s.  I’ve used nothing but KISS gear for the past 6 months so I’ll talk about Dshot on …

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How to Build the Best Quadcopter for Racing

In Basics, Build by Mike Tseng46 Comments

 

 How to Build the Best Quadcopter for Racing Let’s build the best quadcopter for racing.  When I first started this site, I made a post on How to Build an FPV Quadcopter in April 2015.  It was an intro on how to build a quadcopter using good parts, at that time.  The quadcopter industry is advancing so fast.  Just 18 …