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New Sputnik SP99 and SSL128

Spuntik SP99 We have long been fan favourites of Sputnik here at Drone Insider, and no unfortunately they don’t pay us to say that, we genuinely respect there ingenuity and novel designs. After the roaring success of the Sputnik 117, Alex Romanov is back with a smaller Sputnik.   The …

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TOVSTO VIVID Video Glasses HD

Intro: As our hobby continues to grow at a rapid pace, we continue to see new products emerge from newer companies, which is great for us, as it drives innovation and the price down. Today we will be having a look at some ‘HeadPlay’ style FPV Goggles named the TOVSTO …

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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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HD FPV for Miniquads – CONNEX™ ProSight

Introducing the Connex Prosight Many see Analogue video signals as one of the biggest hurdles which miniquad racing needs to over come. It needs its own digital revolution in other words. Many have said that the unreliability was well as sometimes appalling image quality of analogue FPS flying is holding …

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Armattan Productions and Rotor X Split the Atom

BREAKING NEWS: Armattan Productions and Rotor X split the atom; fallout expected to be glorious! When two forces of considerable creativity and ingenuity combine the results are often greater than the sum of individual parts. Such is certainly the case with the, as to now, unknown partnership between Armattan Productions …

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Stigg 195 FPV Racing Quad

The Stigg 195 is a new racing design from Catalyst Machine Works and it could be the racing quad of tommorow!!! The Design They have certainly innovated with this design, especially with regards to the vertical arm design. The vertical arm enables more of the thrust generated by the motor …

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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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Virtuality Reality for Quad Coptors

Have you ever considered Virtual reality as an option for your FPV flights? Now we have often come close to the VR experience over the last couple years. Many people have been putting head tracking modules in their Fatsharks, and we did have the Skyzone 3Ds a couple last year. …

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New LiPo Shipping Regulations

On April 1st, 2016 there are going to be several key changes regarding how Lithium Polymer batteries may be shipped via air: All international shipments of lithium batteries not in or with equipment (batteries by themselves) are prohibited as cargo on passenger aircraft. This means that many countries will not …

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BangGood FPV Monocle – Crazy or Ingenious?

With the FAA continually tightening down on regulations, many manufactures and fliers are looking for ways to get around the regulations. One of the most damaging regulations for FPV is the one which states that the Pilot must have the model in line of sight at all times. Now, most …

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