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February, 2016

  • 11 February

    TBS Vendetta

    As usual, TBS have come out with a totally unique design. This time it is a modular 250 quad designed for 5″ propellers called The Vendetta. 5″ props are widely considered to be a good compromise between the manoeuvrability of 4″ and the power of 6″. What really does set …

  • 3 February

    Turnigy Graphene

    Hobbyking has recently released some new Lipo batteries, and has named them Turnigy Graphene apparently because they contain graphene anodes, however we fail to see how a single layer of atoms can conduct over 50A. Unless they are using the graphene to separate the packs. Anyway initial reviews have been …

  • 1 February

    The SPRacing F3 Mini Flight Controller

    This is a HUGELY promising Flight Controller from the Hydra, head of the Cleanflight Flight Control firmware. After the issues with the original F3 Racing board, this adds some much needed features as well as some very unique ones… Modularity – This is a very interesting concept, you simply ‘snap’ …

  • 1 February

    Lumenier RB2204-13 2500Kv SKITZO Special Edition Motor

    It seems that many motor manufacturers are starting to realise that we can get more power without extra weight through higher KV motors and it’s what the community has been crying out for. I present to you: The Lumenier RB2204-13 2500Kv SKITZO Special Edition Motor In an attempt to try …

January, 2016

  • 27 January

    SPUTNIK SP117 FPV Micro Quad Racer Frame

    We would just like to say, the Sputnik customer service is incredible, we have dealt with them a couple of times and they have always replied quickly and been very helpful!!! We came across this amazing 117mm Frame today, The Sputnik!!! It is designed for use with 75mm props which …

  • 20 January

    TBS Zero Zero

    The HS1177 may just about to be overtaken as the best Board Camera around. The ZeroZero by TeamBlackSheep certainly looks promising. It features less than 1ms latency.  5-22V input (issues with people frying their board cameras plagued the HS1177, so we hope this features a better step-down converter). A 2.8mm lens, creating roughly …

  • 20 January

    New Frsky reciever – The XSR

    The XSR is a new receiver soon to be released by FrSky. It looks to be primarily designed for the 130-200 sized miniquads, due to the only outputs being CPPM and SBus. However this lack of PWM outputs does mean that it can be significantly reduced in size. It is …

  • 20 January

    Moto Moto Cyclone

    This a new Flight Controller direct from Moto Moto himself, the design of the Tornado,  It picks up from where the Moto Moto Tornado left off. This includes features such as: An onboard 5v 600mA regulator. Support for PWM Flashing through the flight controller (this means you can flash your ESCs …

  • 17 January

    Singularity – Flight Controller + Video Transmitter + BEC

    This is a very interesting offering from ImpulseRC. It combines a F3 Flight Controller and 400mW video transmitter, into a single package, making wiring simpler. However it does pose the problem that if your Flight controller were to break, you would have an unwieldy video transmitter. In this video ImpulseRC …

  • 14 January

    Top 5 Coolest Drones – CES 2016

    EHANG 184 Featuring 8 massive electric motors this awesome personal drone can fly up to 60mph for 20 minutes at an altitude of 11,000ft. The whole thing flies through a computer, you can use its mobile app to tell it where you want to go. An EHANG command centre keeps …