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  1. I

    Rescue drone

    Hi all I’d love to see this become a reality. Unfortunately for me and my buddies, the field we fly in has a few large trees. Every now and then I find my self rescuing a plane or model rocket from one of them. I’d love to see a drone equipped with a detachable winch that could be used to hook...
  2. Matthewdupreez

    Help! Looking to build a largish drone for security purposes

    Hi guys. So here in SA we have a BIT of a problem with "monkeys" stealing stuff ranging from roofs, and copper pipe, to electrical cables. It is also extremely unsafe to just simply walk to the source of a strange noise and find out what is making the noise. As guys around here tend to be armed...
  3. GiantAntCowboy

    Incredible Mountain Valley and Secret Cabin Discovered!

    A few weeks ago I found an incredible mountain valley and spent 5 hours hiking around, exploring, and flying various spots. Well, I finally finished editing the footage and wanted to share the video with you guys. Notes: - Check out that cabin(!) I'll definitely spend a night there someday...
  4. Glen F Mills

    Components to consider When purchasing Drones

    There are a bunch of difficulties when looking to find an appropriate drone, there are numerous components and points that you have to recognize before getting one. Here is the point to purchase a Drone: Design Speed and Rise Battery Life Controllable Territory Camera Replacement Parts...
  5. D

    Solved FPV drone shut off mid flight

    Hello I have a problem with my new FPV drone. I am quite new to this hobby and haven't had the chance to fly mutch. The issue i have with the drone is that under flight, seemingly at random moments. Its like the drone "dissarm" itsself mid air without me flicking the lever. This diden't start at...
  6. GiantAntCowboy

    First Mountain Test Flight!

    Hey guys, for a while I've been building, testing and tuning with the goal of improving my TX signal and VTX range. Finally I felt confident enough with the setup to attempt exploring the mountain behind my house. It's not the most amazing run, but excited with the accomplishment and wanted...
  7. Test Fly RC

    FT Blur quad!

    Has anyone here built a FT Blur quad and if so what electronics did you use?
  8. L

    Battery Issue/Question about Taranis Q X7S

    Hello! I just got the Tinyhawk 2 drone and binded it to a taranis x7s q. I am a newbie and have been doing my first flights, but see that my controller goes from 8v to 6v in less than ten minutes. Is that usual or am I doing something wrong? Tips about charging? I also attached photos of the...
  9. NickRehm

    Thoughts on FAA restrictions for RC aircraft

    Hi All, Just thinking out loud about the upcoming demise of our hobby as a result of over-regulation due to the rise in self-flying 'drones.' What if a distinction could be made in any of the legislation between RC aircraft and these self-flying drones that anyone can get at walmart? There is...
  10. D

    Looking for a suitable receiver...

    I just bought a Eachine Tyro 89 and I already have a Spektrum Dxe. I'm looking for a cheaper (~15-20$) rx that'll work with both...
  11. T

    looking for FPV pilots around annville PA

    Hi everybody, i just moved to annville PA, and I'm looking for some places to fly some freestyle fpv with my drone within 50 miles of here. If there is anybody in this area and knows of some good bandos/ open fields, etc.. then I'd love to meetup and fly together.
  12. BigDaddy13

    Went from standard tip prop to bullnose on drone

    Hello guys, I have a RAY GW198 GPS drone. It came with standard nose props shown in the first pic below. And I found a excellent deal on FVE OCDAY Black 6045 Bull Nose Strengthened Propeller CCW CW for 250/280 Race Drone in the second pic in the same size. Is there and draw back or plus on...
  13. NickRehm

    RC Starhopper

    In anticipation of SpaceX's sn8 15km starship hop, I've decided to start my own space program;) First up, we need to start small, so I'll be building the famous 'starhopper' vehicle: After this, I would like to move to a full 'starship' that can fly up vertically, parachute down, then land...
  14. Ranger_107

    Drone Gerbil Whoop 40mm Cinewhoop. .5

    This is a 40mm cinewhoop. it runs off tiny whoop sized motors with 8.5mm mounting holes and a 16x16 FC. It's a pusher, so you print it upside down. there is three parts- the spacers, the top plate, and the main frame. you need to print four spacers. otherwise, i would print it in 50+ infill and...
  15. J

    Balancing Drone - DualCopter (RC Rocket)

    Hey Everyone, I've been working on a project over lockdown and thought I would share it with you all, hopefully it will be of interest to a few! I've been tinkering with Arudino boards now for a few years and one project I wanted to try was the balancing robot. This looked cool but I thought...
  16. Joe Carpino

    RC CoD Hunter Killer Drone

    So I had an idea to take the hunter killer drone score streak from call of duty and turn it into a real life RC plane. I loved the design and I thought it would be a fun and challenging build for my first edf build. My original plans to make a folding wing like the original one The real in game...
  17. B

    Drone Fail and Plummet ! This was a few years ago, wouldn't do it now! ;)

    This was a late evening flight a few years ago when my 1st drone, Syma x8, lost signal and began plummeting to the ground (in the dark :( ) BUT please don't berate me! This was a long while ago, before Gatwick, before the Drone code and everything else that has happened since. In any...
  18. E

    Fpv drone help

    Hello. How do I connect and set up smart audio/camera control with my drone? I have a Runcam micro swift 3 camera, a Synergy f4 flight controller, and a TBS unify pro V3 VTX. I can't seem to get the video working. I have 5V, ground, and video hooked up to ground 5 volts and Cam in on the fc but...
  19. U

    Just got my first drone. HELP!

    Hello. First of all, I am new to this forum and I hope I post this thread at the correct place... :rolleyes: I just picked up a "scratch built" drone and I have no clue whatsoever about what all the components are. I have flown a lot of RC planes, so I am not new to the RC hobby. But, I have...
  20. Mighty mini arrow and drone

    Mighty mini arrow and drone

    One of my favorite on how they fly the ft arrow and a cheese drone