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September, 2017

  • 27 September

    Mini RaceWing Review – Part 2

    Read part 1 of the Review here Adjusting the C.G. The most critical part of flying a plane is the centre of gravity. If you centre of gravity is as little as 3mm off your plane can nose dive on takeoff, or be wildly sensitive to pitch inputs if you …

  • 27 September

    Mini RaceWing Review – Part 1

    Initial Impressions: We were impressed by the quality of the kit from the minute we opened the box. For example the wing halves were well protected in bubble wrap; the kit included balsa elevens instead of the usual foam ones (balsa is stronger and much preferred on high speed planes) …

  • 8 September

    How to make Coax Dipole Antenna

    Small whip antennas have been increasing in popularity recently with the advent of smaller brushless micros and lighter racing frames. Many sites sell these solder on coax antennas for a extortionate price, so we thought we would show you to make one yourself using only: Rubber Ducky 5.8G antenna that …

  • 4 September

    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 …

August, 2017

  • 9 August

    X-UAV Mini Talon Review

    After we bought a skywalker 1900 for our first FPV plane ever, we have been longing for a plane that has a bit more speed and can penetrate the wind better. The mini talon seemed like the perfect option. Initial Impressions: We got our Mini Talon from Banggood as they …

April, 2017

  • 7 April

    Fly Like Mr Steele On A Budget

    This is a guest article by JJ Faulkner In the article you will learn how to build and setup a freestyle drone to achieve similar performance to Mr Steele’s drones. Firstly if you haven’t seen Mr Steele’s YouTube channel you should go check that out, he produces some excellent content. …

January, 2016

  • 17 January

    Ultimate GT quad – Build

    Armattan TILT-R Frame Cobra 2208 2000kv KISS ESC 2-6S 30A MotoLab TornadoFC STM32F3 Flight Controller 800mw 1.3Ghz HQProp Direct Drive 7045 Turnigy nano-tech 3000mah 4S 25~50C

  • 16 January

    Ultimate 250 sized

    This is the best it gets at the moment. Frame: ImpulseRC Alien 5″ Motors: Lumenier RX2206 2350kv ESCs: KISS 24A Race Edition Flight Controller: KISS FC Props: HQ 5x4x3 Board camera: HS1177 VTx: Hawkeye 600mW.   Have fun with this, and do get back to us if you make this …

  • 16 January

    Budget Alien

    Fake GoodLuckBuy Alien aka The Martian -$42.62   AfroFlight Naze32 Acro FunFly Controller – $19.99 RCX 20A (FVT Little Bee) BLHeli ESC + H2205 (V2) Motor Combo (4*ESC & 4*Motor) $95 Make sure you choose the 2205 2633kv motors Sony 700TVL 2.8mm Lens CCD FPV Camera 12V NTSC PAL $8.99   …