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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

    Top 5 Best FPV Camera for Mini Quad August 2017

    Runcam Swift 2 The Swift 2 is the best camera out on the market currently. It’s built around the classic Sony Super HAD II sensor, but with a number of improvements. Firstly, it comes with an inbuilt OSD that can be connected to your PDB to display the voltage onscreen; …

  • 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 …

  • 26 August

    Top 5 Best 3″ Mini Quad Frames August 2017

    We understand there are 2 trains of thought when building 3” quads. Some use 13XX/14XX motors while others tend to use 11XX. We have decided to list both these options on this list. Although after seeing a 3” 11XX quad in action and a 4” 14XX quad in action we …

  • 24 August

    Top 5 Best Racing Quad Frames August 2017

    Hyperlite Floss The Floss offers the pinnacle of racing performance in 2017. The frame was designed by FPV Kebab, who coincidently created the prop loading theory. This prop loading theory is what the frame is based around, and the goal was to create an ultralight weight quad that weighs under …

  • 24 August

    Does playing a musical instrument make you a better drone pilot?

    At Drone Insider, we have started to realise that learning a musical instrument could affect how fast you learn how to fly a drone, how quickly you progress once you have learnt how to fly, and also how you hold on to your skills for long periods of time even …

  • 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 …

  • 19 August

    Top 5 Best Power Distribution Boards (PDB’s) – August 2017

    Now many you maybe thinking that PDB’s are no longer needed with the prevalence of all in ones but for those who don’t want a stripped down race quad or they want something just a little more simple PDBs can be an excellent choice. Below are some of the best …

  • 16 August

    Emax RS2306 2400kV Motor Review

    Thanks to gearbest for sending us the Emax Rs2306 2400kV motors for review, you can purchase them here. Initial Impressions: The RS2306 were boxed as just any other Emax motor was. We opted for the lower 2400kV variants, this was because the motors were destined for our Helix, which uses …

  • 16 August

    Top 5 Best Video Transmitters (5.8GHz) – 2017

    TBS Unify Pro As per usual TBS have managed to create the best of the best in the miniquad hobby. The TBS Unify, though expensive has proven itself highly capable since it first came out. Its main features include: SmartAudio V2 – allows you to connect the VTX to your …