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April, 2017

  • 6 April

    BLHeli_32

    What is BLHeli_32? A new firmware has recently been announced that will compete with the likes of the KISS series and Gemfan Maverick ESCs. BLHeli_32 is a new firmware for 32 bit ESCs that has been written by Steffen, one of the main contributors for the original BLHeli and BLHeli_S …

  • 4 April

    ProDrone Pagoda 5.8 Antenna Review

    This is a guest article by Franczesko FPV I recently got some Pagoda antennas from ProDrone for testing. As you can later see in the video, they came packed very nice – relatively big cardboard box (only two antennas inside) full of bubble wrap, and short instruction about how NOT to use …

  • 4 April

    Emax Bullet ESC Review

    Thanks to GearBest for sending us these ESCs for review, you can purchase them here. After witnessing the success of other BLHeli S ESC such as the DYS XS30 Amps and cicada ESCs. Emax set out to replicate their trade mark formula of the last year: make the best, the fastest …

March, 2017

  • 27 March

    Banggood release F7 flight controller

    Banggood have just announced the first widely available F7 flight controller. Yes you read that right! An F7 chip offers the best of both worlds; as it offers newer features previously only available on F3 boards, as well as the higher clock speeds of an F4 chip. Indeed this board …

  • 15 March

    FrSky Receivers Explained

    What’s the Difference between the FrSky receivers and what do they do? There are a number of different FrSky receivers and they are rather confusingly named, here is a run down of all the different types we use for race quads. X4R-SB This is a medium sized receiver that can …

August, 2016

  • 4 August

    Upgraded LaForge Fatshark Module Released

    The already great LaForge module has been treated to a slight upgrade to its hardware. The original version has proven to be extremely popular. Its combination of receiver and spectrum analyser enabled the user to pick the channel with the least interference for use. Other features include the ability to scan …

July, 2016

  • 9 July

    ZTW Flash 30A Review

    You can purchase the Flash 30A here. ZTW have been well known for producing only the highest quality Electronics for quads for well over a year now, and the new Flash 30A are no exception. Specs: Supports high kV motor and BLHeli REV 16.0 Autodetect Oneshot125, Oneshot42 and Multishot MCU- …

June, 2016

  • 23 June

    New XRacer F303 Flight Controller Released

    The guys at FPV Model have been working hard to improve our favourite flight controller, and they have finally released the XRacer F303 V3. On our upcoming review of the F303 we picked out the lack of a gyro with the SPI Interface as its main drawback. However after this …

January, 2016

  • 12 January

    Betaflight

    What is it? Imagine cleanflight, but smoother, easier to tune and flying like a dream and then you have Betaflight the brainchild of legendary pilot Boris B. Betaflight is proprietary flight control software developed by BorisB. It is designed to provide the best possible flight performance that will be merged …

  • 10 January

    Top 5 Best ESCs 2016

    Check out our latest Top 5 ESCs for July 2016!   Flyduino KISS 24A Race Edition This is the best ESCs get at the moment. With new features such as Oneshot42 (a superfast version of OneShot125) and onewire telemetry. This enables you to get information on current draw from each …