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September, 2017

  • 25 September

    Taking a Look at Everything You Wanted to Know About Aerial Photography

    Aerial photography, just as the name suggests, represents the process of taking pictures while in air, well actually just above the ground. Such pictures have plenty of applications and uses in many fields of research as well as in touristic and artistic photography. Aerial photography is important in interpreting, discovering …

  • 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 …

  • 8 September

    4S2P Batteries Explained

    Recently there have been a few companies trying 4S2P batteries. We thought we would explain whether we think these batteries will offer any advantage over a traditional 4S1P pack. First let’s explain what makes a 4S2P different from a 4S1P pack. The classic 4S1P pack we are accustomed to has …

  • 8 September

    What’s the Hype with Drones? – 2017

    So Why the Hype? Here at Drone Insider we run one of the biggest Drone Websites in the UK. So you would think we would know what all the hype was about. Even so we got our friends over at Signwithin to help us out. They created this handy info …

  • 2 September

    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 …

August, 2017

  • 31 August

    Wire AWG Chart – What Thickness wire Should I use on my Quadcopter RC?

    AWG stands for American Wire Gauge, and it is the wire gauge standard based on the diameter of the wire. The diameter of the wire chosen for RC models and quadcopters is important. It determines how much current should go through it and can go through it safely without failing, but also the …

  • 30 August

    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 …

  • 21 August

    The History of Drones

    Guest Articles by David from DronesBuy.net – Check out his brilliant work You’ve probably already heard about the incredible drone revolution. Camera drones, racing drones, FPV, drone racing leagues … even Lady Gaga is using drones in her shows as we’ve seen in this year’s SuperBowl, they’re literally everywhere! As …

  • 12 August

    UK Drone Users Required to Register – New Regulations 2017

    New regulations by the CAA have been issued tightening up drone restiration proceedures as well as the issuing of more stringent operating regulations. Since the advent of Drones in the UK British fliers have been able to fly a drone freely without first registering them and passing a safety test …

  • 10 August

    How to save old and abused over-discharged LI-PO Batteries

    These day’s lipo batteries are increasingly expensive, so pilots are becoming more and more concerned with saving batteries, particularly when they are over discharged or miss-treated. Below is a guide to saving an over discharged lipo and it can also be applied to a lipo with a dead cell. Ensure …