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March, 2017

  • 27 March

    Banggood release F7 flight controller

    Banggood have just announced the first widely available F7 flight controller. Yes you read that right! An F7 chip offers the best of both worlds; as it offers newer features previously only available on F3 boards, as well as the higher clock speeds of an F4 chip. Indeed this board …

  • 21 March

    FrSky release Taranis X9D Plus Special Edition

    FrSky have finally updated the best radio on the market today, the X9D Taranis Plus. From reading the press release, the main changes are to the quality of the radio. For example, it comes pre loaded with the hall-effect M9 gimbals that have proven to be very popular. Indeed, they …

  • 15 March

    The New Gemfan 5152 – The Racekraft Killers?

    What are the new Gemfan 5152’s and are they any good? When Sage designed and released the Racekraft 5051 Tri-Blades a couple of months ago they revolutionised prop design in the miniquad world. Back in the day there were very clumsy and fragile prop designs. The typical trade-off was flexible …

  • 15 March

    DYS 1407 Brushless Motors – Review

    Would these be a good addition to your latest Micro Quad? We put the latest motors from DYS to the test to see if they can outperform the RCXs which we have on all our Micro 130 sized quads at Drone Insider. Specs Stator diameter: 14.0mm Stator thickness: 7mm Poles: …

  • 15 March

    FrSky Receivers Explained

    What’s the Difference between the FrSky receivers and what do they do? There are a number of different FrSky receivers and they are rather confusingly named, here is a run down of all the different types we use for race quads. X4R-SB This is a medium sized receiver that can …

  • 9 March

    The Future of Drones

    What is the Future of Drones? There is no doubt that Drones are due to play a key role in our world over the next few decades but what are these versatile machines truly capable of? Drones have already become part of our society as we speak. These are the …

February, 2017

  • 19 February

    Drone Insider Easter Giveaway – 2017

    Hey guys after the success of our first two giveaways we thought we would do another one. This time first Prize will be: DJI Mavic Pro *2nd and 3rd Prizes to be announced How to Enter? Like Our Drone Insider Facebook Page Like and Share this Post Write a Guest …

January, 2017

  • 14 January

    Racerstar BR2205 2300kv Brushless Motors

    You can buy the Racerstar 2205 2300kv motors here 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 …

  • 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 …