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Design the Best Quadcopter Frame of All Time

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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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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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FlightClub Quadcopter Frame: Let’s Design the Best FPV Quad

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FlightClub Quadcopter Frame The image above is a design I made last year but never followed through.  I just put up this image so this post will have a picture.  I think the new frame will have a totally different design.  This is NOT the frame I’m working on now. It’s finally time for FlightClub to start designing and producing …

 
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ImmersionRC Vortex Review: Part 1 First Impressions

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ImmersionRC Vortex Review I just got my ImmersionRC Vortex and this thing is sweet!  It’s actually smaller than I imagined and lighter.  Overall the build quality is superb.  It was pretty much plug and play.  I connected a FrSky D4R-II receiver and ran through the setup wizard in the OSD.  The setup took about 2 min and it was ready …

 
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ImmersionRC Vortex Preview

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The ImmersionRC Vortex is going to be the DJI Phantom of the FPV quadcopter racing world.  ImmersionRC is mostly known for their 600mw video transmitter but now they are building ARF (Almost Ready to Fly) quads.  The reason the Phantoms fly so well is that they are all built the same so they are factory tuned to fly great.  This is …

 
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Drone’s Eye View

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I’m blown away on a daily basis by what strapping a camera on a multicopter can do.  They show you a brand new perspective on what’s happening around you everyday.  It’s the closest thing to being able to fly as I’ll ever get in my lifetime.  Here are some videos that show what a multicopter, a camera and some balls …