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January, 2017

  • 14 January

    Racerstar BR2205 2300kv Brushless Motors

    So, here is a quick overview of what is probably the cheapest 2205 on the market today. At £6.38 for one motor, or £22.59 for all four, you will probably be thinking that this is another cheap Chinese underperforming motor for your quad. Particularly when one Brotherhobby or T-Motor motor …

  • 12 January

    YI Technology Hits a Home Run with YI Erida

    Sponsored Article by guest writer George Finlayson   YI Technology showcased two new products at CES 2017; the YI 4K+ Action Camera and their first drone, the YI Erida. The name may sound somewhat familiar since a few years back the original Erida designers (Atlas), ran a crowdfunding campaign, however …

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 …

  • 29 September

    New EASA Drone Regulations – Threaten to Kill UK and European Drone Industry

    If you are a UK Citizen please Sign this petition!!! There are a new set of rules which have recently be published by EASA (the European version of the CAA and FAA). In response to a series of Drone scares, and fears about their safety, they have decided to release …

  • 20 September

    Insight 5.8GH 1080p Digital HDFPV

    It seems that Bang Good have released their competition for the Connex HD, the Insight 5.8G. At over $200 it is certainly pricey, however in true chiense fashion it undercuts Connex considerably. As with all new Chinese products it must be recieved with caution, this is an untested product and …

  • 20 September

    DJI Mavic – Leaked

    A new set of photos has been leaked for the DJi Mavic. From the looks of things it will be a very promising drone. And may fill the gap betwee AP and hobby drone. This is evident by the much smaller chasis. There seems to be an emphasis on portabiltiy …

August, 2016

  • 12 August

    Is there a new ImpulseRC frame on the way?

    ImpulseRC, creators of the immensely popular Alien line of frames, have released a new cryptic URL,  helix.impulserc.com. On the URL there is a background of the stars. With the words “Launch Sequence Commenced” and a count down until the 18th August. When the alien was released around this time last …

  • 4 August

    Flying a Drone In Chernobyl

    Ever wondered what it would be like to fly a drone through one of the few untouched place on Earth. On 26 April 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the city of Pripyat, located in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic of the Soviet Union (USSR) suffered a catastrophic melt down.. …

  • 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 …

  • 2 August

    DYS 2008 2550kv Race Edition Motors – Exclusive Review

    Yes you read that right – 2008… and Yes we also thought that was on odd size. However, it may be better than you think. Specs   Stator diameter: 20mm Stator thickness: 8mm Poles 12N 14P KV: 2550KV What you get in the Box Each box comes with two motors …