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Asian Hornets Attack and Swarm US Fire Drone

Last Week A Jersey Fire and rescue drone was swarmed by a over 6,000 hornets. The Drone was being used by the Fire service to try and locate the a nest of Asian Hornets. The Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia), including the subspecies Japanese giant hornet which are colloquially known …

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Help! My motors speed up by themselves

This is by far the most common “issue” we see described on forums and facebook since we started in this hobby. It’s common to see new pilots post videos of their quads armed with no props on, and 2 motors spin up slowly faster than the rest, which stay at …

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Traveling with Drone Gear

Research the Laws where You are Visiting First Things First make sure you look up the rules of your Airline, some smaller carriers don’t like batteries or LiPo’s. But most flag carriers will accept them. Secondly research the country you are visiting,  you can find pretty much all the information …

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Naked Bottom Motors v Skirt Motors

Recently at Drone Insider, we have seen a number of motors that have no bottom skirt, such as the HyperLite 2307 and MB Primo 2207. Here’s a photo of what were talking about. Whilst we initially suspect these “naked” motors were nothing more than another hype train,  there is good …

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Top 5 Best 3″ Mini Quad Frames August 2017

We understand there are 2 trains of thought when building 3” quads. Some use 13XX/14XX motors while others tend to use 11XX. We have decided to list both these options on this list. Although after seeing a 3” 11XX quad in action and a 4” 14XX quad in action we …

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The Danger and Fun of Owning a Drone

Drones are tremendously fun. Even if you’re the most jaded person, drones can bring out your inner kid. Drones, called Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are quite easy to operate. They are also well within the budgets of most people, and drones don’t really require significant skills. You only need some …

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Top 5 Best Racing Quad Frames August 2017

Hyperlite Floss The Floss offers the pinnacle of racing performance in 2017. The frame was designed by FPV Kebab, who coincidently created the prop loading theory. This prop loading theory is what the frame is based around, and the goal was to create an ultralight weight quad that weighs under …

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