When you are building a quadcopter, the flight controller you select is important because it will be the “brains” of your machine. In this quadcopter flight controller shootout, I’ll take you through some of the things you need to consider when selecting a flight controller, and then some of the popular flight controllers available on […]
Building a quadcopter
Here you'll find posts about building a quadcopter. I recommend you go through all of them if you are starting out in this hobby. If you are experienced and just looking for information on a particular topic, feel free to browse whichever posts catch your fancy!
The most important part of your quadcopter is your motors. You can have the best flight controller and ESCs in the world, but when it comes to flying, your motors will actually be spinning your props. And if you pair a 4S lipo with motors that can’t handle the voltage, you’ll be seeing some magic smoke […]
There are a myriad of miniquad frame options out there, so which is the best one? Which one should you choose? Of course, you can never have just one frame, but whenever you are looking for a frame, these are some things you have to consider. I will also link to some excellent spreadsheets compiled by […]
Updated February 2017 Ahh, micros! Less than 250 grams, no need to register them if you are in the USA, and customizable to the point of being a docile indoor quad or a mighty screamer that will give a 5 inch quad a run for its money. Last year, I had written a post on micro […]
One of the most common questions I get asked when people see me flying is “how much did it cost?” And if you are planning on getting into the hobby, then it’s a very legitimate concern to have! You’re going to need a bunch of parts: a transmitter, the quadcopter itself, batteries, FPV gear, and […]
I’m really excited to share my ZMR 180 mini quadcopter build with you. Originally, I started out with a ZMR 250, but I wanted to get something smaller, too, which I could fly in tighter spaces. Living in India, there are not as many open spaces to fly, but I do have access to some […]