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September, 2017

  • 15 September

    Top 5 Best FrSky Receivers 2017

    R-XSR The R-XSR is the latest receiver released by FrSky, and in our opinion, their best yet. The R-XSR keeps all the features of the XSR such as diversity antennas and full telemetry, yet it is significantly smaller than its brother the XSR. Unfortunately it still uses a connector, meaning …

  • 15 September

    Africa is the Surprising World Leader in Delivery Drones

    Sources – Wired.com, flyzipline.com, cnet.com, bbc.com, mailonline.com   Tech ‘visionaries’ Silicon Valley have been obsessing about the prospect of Drone delivery systems for the past 3 years, yet none have managed to deliver on such promises. Meanwhile, halfway around the globe in an African country barely the size of Maryland, …

  • 8 September

    Top 5 Miniquad Batteries – September 2017

      Tattu R-Line Tattu, as well as its sister company Gens Ace, produce high quality lipos for not only for our application of miniquads but also for large hover ships used for Aerial Photography. These batteries are available in a wider range of capacities than most brands and cell counts, from …

  • 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 …

  • 6 September

    Drones Help with recovery Effort after Hurricane Harvey

    Drones are beginning to play an integral role in the Recovery efforts for Hurricane Harvey. For drone users, Hurricane Harvey could be the event that propelled unmanned aircraft to becoming an integral part of government and corporate disaster-recovery efforts. Direct Recovery Operations In the first six days after the storm …

  • 6 September

    Is it worth spending money on expensive FPV antennae?

    Firstly, we will not be discussing dipole antennae in this article. Dipole antennae have superior durability over almost any other antenna. However, when racing with 8 people, they can leak RF noise over a large part of the 5.8 Ghz spectrum, which can knock other pilots out of the sky, …

  • 4 September

    Asian Hornets Attack and Swarm US Fire Drone

    Last Week A Jersey Fire and rescue drone was swarmed by a over 6,000 hornets. The Drone was being used by the Fire service to try and locate the a nest of Asian Hornets. The Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia), including the subspecies Japanese giant hornet which are colloquially known …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …