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  1. M

    Heyo! Newbie from down under looking for some help

    Hullo everyone, I've been meaning to get into a quad-copter build for sometime and after seeing a video with the Flite Test guys in it I've found my way here. I've been look at the versacopter kit and it seems like a good place for me to start, but I'm not entirely sure how to start if that...
  2. S

    Second attempt into this hobby

    Hello all! I've always wanted to fly an RC Plane since forever. Being a person who loves making stuff, I was inspired by this video(It flies so beautifully).So after searching and reading forums and build guides on the internet for months, I've scratch built a similar model: It looked great...
  3. G

    FT Tiny Trainer Center of Gravity

    This week I received my Tiny Trainer Get Started Package, and I just finished assembling it in the three channel configuration. After putting all of the electronics in, I found that the plane was very nose-heavy, so much so that I had to put the battery at the very back of the velcro strip to...
  4. N

    Need some help regarding max weights for take off with high kv motor

    My self Nikhil Rathore and recently i made one new plane that is looking slightly similarly to ft explorer but it has a wooden wing spar and i use a different kind of foam board and together all electronics it is weighting approx 2 kg and the motor i am using is NTM Propdrive 2836 3000kv with...
  5. A

    RX TECH SUPPORT NEEDED

    Hi there! I'm a young kid getting into the hobby and started out by scratch building a mini arrow. I am wiring up my servos now and when I move the right stick horizontally the elevons pitch, and when I move the right stick vertically they roll. IDK if there is a way to switch channels 1 and 2...
  6. Z

    Looking for advice RotorX V3 or Vortex 150

    Hello, I have been flying LOS toy grade quads for about 1 year, six months ago I bought a Taranis XD9 Plus and started using it to practice on the LiftOff simulator, now I want to enter in the real FPV world starting with a mini but powerful quad. I did some research, watched a ton of videos...
  7. K

    Hello from Colorful Colorado! I need your help....

    Hello all. A couple quick questions from a scratch build beginner. I am building the mini arrow. Running the f pack. I use a Spektrum DX6 transmitter. I'm going to scavenge some parts from a wrecked FPV quad I have. Here is my questions, 1. Will the runcam owl fit into the nose of the mini...
  8. M

    ESC/ FC issues

    Hi guys, I've just finished my first build using the ft 210 frame, emax 2204-2300kv motors, emax 12a bheli escs, powerosd, X-racer F303, and turnigy i6 receiver. So when I went to program the escs on beta flight I couldn't get them to do anything, no beeps when I plug the battery in or...
  9. S

    Advice please! Xhover quadcopter detailed in FT build video, self level or not?

    Hello, I'm fairly new to quadcopter flying, I've had a few toy grade quadcopters, but nothing hobby grade. Is there a way to change the xhover r5x between self level, horizon, and acro modes, so I can slowly progress as I learn? How would I go about doing this if it is possible? Also, what mode...
  10. F

    Rise Vusion 250

    I have been thinking about buying the Rise Vusion 250 quadcopter as my first FPV quadcopter. Do any of you have any other suggestions for a quadcopter around that level? Thanks in advance.
  11. F

    I would would greatly apreciate advice on which FPV Gear to buy/getting into FPV

    I would would greatly apreciate advice on which FPV Gear to buy/getting into FPV Hello, I'm 22 and I live in the Pacific North West. I've been flying RC ever since I was a kid and I've been interested in getting into FPV for a long time now, but it always seemed a little bit too technically...
  12. T

    Beginner Drones

    Hello All, I am new to the hobby, and looking for a good place to start. I played around with nitros powered rc cars in the past and that was a blast, stopped because there wasnt much more that interested me, after watching a bunch of youtube videos and seeing where all this has gone, I have a...
  13. K

    Howdy from New Mexico!

    Greetings to everyone! I am a frustrated beginner from Las Cruces, NM who is having a bad run of luck. I am looking for advice, if you're willing to plow through my tale of woe. For the past couple of years, I have dabbled in flying. first with a Dynam Hawk Sky I got on the cheap, had 10 or...
  14. PilotSam

    What is a good first multirotor?

    I want to get into multirotors. What is a beginner friendly, affordable, durably, and easy-to-fly multirotor for me?
  15. S

    Found a Quadrocopter

    Hello Guys; I was just searching for an Headlight for my bike and saw this Quadrocopter; http://www.lightinthebox.com/de/eachine-racer-250-fpv-drohne-in-5-8-g-sender-osd-mit-7-zoll-monitor-32ch-hd-kamera-arf-gebaut_p4778429.html?category_id=50090&prm=1.2.1.2 I do actually drive with RC cars...
  16. K

    Completely new to me.

    Hello everyone! My name is Keegan, and everything rc related is completely new to me. Overall, electronics are very new to me as a whole. I am really interested in making 1st person view quad-copters. Being that it is all very new to me, I'm not sure where to start. There are so many platforms...
  17. M

    quick question

    Hello everyone, quick question: can I put a 9X4.7 prop on a 2150kV motor and a 15amp ESC that all runs on a 3s battery? I am a beginner and I don't really know that much about the science behind the electronics, so any help is much appreciated. Regards. Mohammed
  18. V

    Hey everyone! Begginer to the hobby with some questions...

    Hey everyone, Im a completely begginer to the hobby and havent built/flown any planes before but have had loads of hours on simulators. So this being my first build, I got the FT Bushwacker speed built kit along with the Power pack C. In the page where you view the FT bushwacker it says the...
  19. aashabah

    Diving into quads

    Hello everyone, Over the past couple months, I have become extremely addicted to the quad racing and freestyle scene. Currently the only outlet I have to get my quad fix is zipping around with the little Eachine E10C. Before I get started, I will say that I have been doing a ton of research...
  20. R

    Motor Selection Beginner First-time

    Hello everybody, I with my friend have decided to make a foam RC plane, we have decided to make it from scratch and not by copying any plan from the internet. I want to make it with two engines, I mean two brushless motors, The problem I am facing is choosing the right motors. I want it to be as...