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FlightClub Proton | Ultimate Race Frame

In Build, News by Mike Tseng21 Comments

FlightClub Proton | Ultimate Race Frame When I designed Tokio it was never suppose to be a race frame.  Tokio was a frame with lots of protection so it can maximize your flight time.  The mantra was protection, protection, protection.  It is a fun frame that also flew great so people used them to race. PROton Enter the FlightClub Proton.  The mantra for Proton would …

 
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FlightClub Tokio Injection Canopy

In News by Mike Tseng7 Comments

FlightClub Tokio Injection Canopy Finally!  The Tokio Injection Molded Canopies are here!  As promised, everyone who has a Tokio with 3D printed canopy will get a free upgrade to the new injection molded canopy.  All you have to do is pay for shipping. Injection Molding vs 3D Printing Injection molding is a manufacturing process by injecting material into a mould to …

 

FlightClub Tokio X and SX New Pricing Structure

In News by Mike Tseng27 Comments

FlightClub Tokio X and SX New Price Hey everyone, I just want to thank everyone who has gotten a Tokio!  The demand has been far beyond what I expected. As we prepare for the arrival of the new injection molded canopies we will start distribution to domestic and international resellers all over the world.  This will make it more readily …

 

Check Out the New Store!

In News by Mike Tseng2 Comments

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

In News by Mike Tseng10 Comments

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 Tseng18 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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What is Dshot: Update your Quad!

In Build, News by Mike Tseng7 Comments

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

In News by Mike Tseng77 Comments

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 …