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August, 2017

  • 24 August

    The Danger and Fun of Owning a Drone

    Drones are tremendously fun. Even if you’re the most jaded person, drones can bring out your inner kid. Drones, called Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are quite easy to operate. They are also well within the budgets of most people, and drones don’t really require significant skills. You only need some …

  • 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 …

March, 2017

  • 19 March

    Should we reverse prop rotation direction on our quads?

    We recently noticed a video by Kabab FPV detailing a number of improvements in switching the rotation of props on a quad. Here’s an explanation of the advantages of reversing the prop rotation directions on your quad. Firstly, it means when you fly low to the ground, all the gunk …

August, 2016

  • 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.. …

May, 2016

  • 5 May

    Flight of the Week 2nd May 2016

    Lovely bit of flying of Boris B, and overall a really pleasant watch!! Defiantly one of our favourite pilots here at Drone Insider and also trying out the new BLHeli-S My home spot is finally getting green enough to clearly see the trees! So much fun here in the evenings! …

March, 2016

  • 22 March

    Flight of the Week – 21st March

    Nice mix of racing and AP sport filming here from Surver FPV, keep it up man. Setup: Betaflight: 2.3.5 Frame LS-210 Naze32 Cobra 2204-2300kv Dalprop 5045 Bullnose V2 LittleBee 20A HS1177 VTX TS5828 Xiaomi Yi with Superview

  • 22 March

    Flight of the Week – March 14th

    Some nice footage here from FGA back AUS and putting his Alien though its paces as per usual Music: Just believe by Electus Parts used: FatShark Dominator HDV2 googles ImmersionRC 600mw 5.8 VTX Spironet antenna Alien 5″ frame KISS FC Lumenier 1300 4s battery KISS 24a OneShot enabled Lumenier RX2206 …

  • 5 March

    Flight of the Week – 7th March

    This is little Gem from relatively unknown FPV pilot Ocean shows just how much fun you can have on smaller quads. We really love just how versatile these micro quads are at Drone Insider and best of all they are under 250g so the FAA can’t touch you!!! RotorX Atom …

  • 2 March

    Flight of the Week – 1st March 2016

    Another incredible bit of flying from one of our up and coming pilots MattyStunz. Watch for 6.18 where he starts doing Pirouette Proxy Flips, and it looks incredible and despite what the forums say, he’s not running a 3D set up he’s just a brilliant pilot. Set up: No battery …

February, 2016

  • 16 February

    Flight of the Week – February 15th

    This weeks flight of the week is from Juz, one of FPV’s old timers. Some of you might recognise him from the days of the QAV400. This time however he is chasing buffalo around Australia’s Arnheim Land. This is some absolutely beautiful flying on a Smaller QAV 210, keep it …