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Racekraft 5051 Triblade Propeller

Propellers have always had a key part to play in how your drone performs, and the most recent edition to the racekraft line of propellers is the 5 inch racekraft 5051 triblade, supposedly designed from the ground up to make your quad go extremely fast, and the question is, is …

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Flying a Drone In Chernobyl

Ever wondered what it would be like to fly a drone through one of the few untouched place on Earth. On 26 April 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the city of Pripyat, located in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic of the Soviet Union (USSR) suffered a catastrophic melt down.. …

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Using GSM and 4G for FPV

All of us know the limitations of FPV, especially when it comes to range and reliability. So is there an alternative? Some people in the hobby are starting to experiment with Cellular towers and data in order to send video signals as well as control signals to FPV planes and …

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The Aerodynamics of Multirotors

Disclaimer: At Drone Insider we are not aeronautical engineers, however we have an understanding of mechanics and basic aerodynamics. Enjoy! A great scientific paper was published a few days ago; it discussed a very important topic in the design of mini quad frames, aerodynamics. Aerodynamics are often neglected by frame …

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Flight of the Week 2nd May 2016

Lovely bit of flying of Boris B, and overall a really pleasant watch!! Defiantly one of our favourite pilots here at Drone Insider and also trying out the new BLHeli-S My home spot is finally getting green enough to clearly see the trees! So much fun here in the evenings! …

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BLHeli S

BLHeli S is a new multirotor ESC Firmware available that is “an improved version of the base BLHeli code”. This firmware claims to provide a host of improvements over the stock BLHeli. BLHeli_S will have the same good Sync holding properties as base BLHeli. Maybe even better. BLHeli_S generally does …

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Flight of the Week – 21st March

Nice mix of racing and AP sport filming here from Surver FPV, keep it up man. Setup: Betaflight: 2.3.5 Frame LS-210 Naze32 Cobra 2204-2300kv Dalprop 5045 Bullnose V2 LittleBee 20A HS1177 VTX TS5828 Xiaomi Yi with Superview

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Flight of the Week – March 14th

Some nice footage here from FGA back AUS and putting his Alien though its paces as per usual Music: Just believe by Electus Parts used: FatShark Dominator HDV2 googles ImmersionRC 600mw 5.8 VTX Spironet antenna Alien 5″ frame KISS FC Lumenier 1300 4s battery KISS 24a OneShot enabled Lumenier RX2206 …

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