When you are building a quadcopter, the flight controller you select is important because it will be the “brains” of your machine. In this list of the best flight controllers, 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 […]
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!
Choosing the best mini quad frame for FPV 2021
Updated January 2021 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 […]
How much does it cost to build a quadcopter?
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 […]
Choosing parts for a micro quadcopter
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 quads – at […]
How to Choose the Best Quad Kit?
If you like DIY projects and you’re used to playing with solder and wires, a drone kit may be right up your alley! Moreover, kits are easier to customize than RTF drones and the price is a lot more affordable (especially if you’re looking for something more advanced). However, if you’re not knowledgeable when it […]
How To Build A Drone (step by step complete guide)
This guide details all the steps required to build an FPV drone. I’ve built more quadcopters than I can remember(well, I probably could if I gave some more thought to it) but I remember how frustrating and difficult the first quad seemed. This guide on building a quadcopter will take you all the way from […]
TS-100 Soldering Iron Review (Best soldering iron ever?)
In all the years that I have been building, flying, crashing, and rebuilding drones, I have learned one thing for sure: a good soldering iron is the fine line between frustration and fun. When the TS-100 soldering iron first came out, I saw how excited everyone was about it but didn’t think too much into […]
Long Range FPV (Setup and Options)
Since the TBS Crossfire Micro has come out, it seems everyone is jumping on the long-range FPV bandwagon. After all, what’s more thrilling than flying your $400 rig out so far that you most likely won’t be able to recover it if you crash! Just kidding, of course, I’ve done it too and it’s exhilarating! […]
Cheap FPV drone parts list
Thanks to the boom in popularity for this great hobby, parts are now cheaper than ever and you can build a decent FPV drone for quite cheap. Two years ago, even a single motor would set you back $30, but now, you can get a set of 4 fairly powerful motors for less than that! […]
ESC FC Combo: Racerstar Tattoo 30A ESC and F4 FC
I was browsing through Banggood’s new releases a while back and came across a really interesting product – the Racerstar Tattoo 30A BLHeli_32 ESC and FC combo. I was excited about this kind of board, because it puts everything you need in a single board, so you can do a really tight, flat build using […]