Category: Featured

DJI Mavic Pro – Setup for videography

I don’t often do commercial work using smaller drones like the DJI Mavic Pro, but when I do I like to make sure I get the best possible outcome for my clients. This article is my guide to the best settings for your Mavic Pro…

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Score 90%

HobbyKing Wargo Yak 55

The third of my recent LOS builds is another profile 3D aerobat. I had fond memories of these planes from way back and the chance to build a larger “indestructible” 3D trainer was too good to pass up!

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Score 87%

HobbyKing Prime Jet Pro

I’ve been wanting to do some more traditional line-of-sight flying recently and the HobbyKing Prime Jet Pro looked like a fun little model to try…

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Project 3D Foam Aerobat – The Flight

Last time we got the Katana all finished up and ready for a maiden flight. The first attempt I formatted the memory card in the GoPro by mistake and lost the footage. The second attempt I managed to smudge the lens and the footage was unusable. With the wind blowing hard it was just peachy for a third attempt…

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Project 3D Foam Aerobat – the build

Last time I decided that the Terzi Katana would be my design of choice and quickly threw some lines together in CAD. Now it’s time to cut some foam and plug in the glue gun…

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Project 3D Foam Aerobat – the design

In my last post I waxed lyrical about the good old days of 3D profile foam models. I decided to see if I could build one to rekindle some of that line-of-sight fun. Well, there’s no time like the present…

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3D Profile Aerobatics – life before FPV

Before RC models were called “drones” and FPV was the only way to fly, we used to have fun with flat sheets of foam and a few servos. A recent series of events left me nostalgic for these “Shockflyer” models and a simpler time…

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FPV Wing Pods

I just don’t have time to cut these anymore so I’ve decided to make the designs available for download so you can make your own!

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Katana X KFm6 FPV Wing

It was a sad day when I crashed my first KFm6 FPV Wing into the sea, so it was never going to be long before I built another…

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Project “Get good at flying mini quads” – Part 3

Frame selection is a very personal subject. With so much choice out there at the moment almost every requirement is catered for. In this video I will try to explain why I fly the frames I do and some of the common features that make them perfect for racing and close proximity flying.

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Project “Get good at flying mini quads” – Part 2

This may well be the most important part of the entire project as it will determine everything that follows: Frame selection, power setup, flight controller settings, prop choices etc. Although it doesn’t require me to spend any time in front of the camera, this will still be a video heavy article. So sit back, relax and enjoy…

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