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February, 2017

  • 6 February

    DRL Simulator vs FPV Freerider: The best FPV simulator 2017

    Here are two very good flight simulators, and they are both for training yourself to fly drones, however which one makes you the better pilot? Firstly though, you must take in mind, FPV Freerider has been around for years, and has had many upgrades over a substantial amount of time, …

December, 2016

  • 20 December

    Lumenier QAV-R VS Impulse Alien

    Buy QAV-R here Buy Impulse RC Alien here Overview These are two frames on the market today that are very similar. They both have the option of 4, 5, or 6 inch arms, making them the same size.  They both have modular arms that sit together snuggly to make an …

  • 18 December

    DIY Airgates for $6

    Drone racing air gates on the market today are relatively expensive, hard to come by, and often not very durable. Take for example the hobby king drone racing air gates. A major problem with them was the bottoms of the gates bent on the stand, and as they are on …

September, 2016

  • 30 September

    The Physics of Drone Crashes

    With recent EASA regulations threatening most of the Drone community, we at Drone Insider decided to take a look at the research which EASA was using in order to calculate the fatality rate for Drone Accidents and their likely consequences. Due to the way in which EASA have set out …

August, 2016

  • 18 August

    Unibody VS modular Miniquad Frames

    Ever since miniquads have burst on the radio control and FPV scene, there have been a ton of talented designers getting creative making lightweight and sturdy frames for racing and acrobatics. While there are far too many types of frames to list them all in a single post, most of …

July, 2016

  • 24 July

    How do Brushless Motors Work?

    The brushless motor aka the bread and butter of your miniquad: their light, responsive and most importantly fast, but have you ever considered how one of these bad boys works. The Brushless Motor Now you probably know that your motors are designed to do one thing and that is to …

  • 24 July

    Upgrade your FPV goggles to Li-Ion

    You may have noticed but Fatshark battery cells are sh*t. Whether they get them from chinese Landfill or try and charge them in the factory with a Laptop charger who knows, either way they are crap and not fit for use. To make matters worse they have the cheek to …

  • 19 July

    Using GSM and 4G for FPV

    All of us know the limitations of FPV, especially when it comes to range and reliability. So is there an alternative? Some people in the hobby are starting to experiment with Cellular towers and data in order to send video signals as well as control signals to FPV planes and …

May, 2016

  • 25 May

    What’s the Best LiPo for Your Miniquad

    The battery can often make or break a miniquad. If it is too big the battery can feel cumbersome, if it is too small you get terrible flight times, and if treated incorrectly they can die quickly and to top things off you can have a burning inferno if you …

April, 2016

  • 21 April

    BLHeli S

    BLHeli S is a new multirotor ESC Firmware available that is “an improved version of the base BLHeli code”. This firmware claims to provide a host of improvements over the stock BLHeli. BLHeli_S will have the same good Sync holding properties as base BLHeli. Maybe even better. BLHeli_S generally does …