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drones

  1. ComikzInk

    Thoughts on upomming UK "drone" regulations

    Thoughts on upcoming UK "drone" regulations Hi All, Couldn't find much in the way of discussions on the new "drone" regulations being proposed by UK lawmakers so figured I'd start one. Currently laws focused on drones and multi-rotors primarily appear to be: Don't fly recklessly or...
  2. S

    The Whole Hobby!!!

    Hi everyone, I live in Great Bend, KS. I am looking to get out of the hobby right now. I have listed everything below and also have a breaking down of replacement cost versus asking price in an excel doc that I would be happy to email you. I am selling everything as a whole and will not be...
  3. W

    receiver mode in beta flight won't work

    OK to start off with, im a new drone builder and got a x:bolt 250 for Christmas and decided to put it together. I was very meticulous in the soldering and putting it together to make sure everything was done correctly, so finally, i was able to begin programing the flight controller! i plugged...
  4. N

    My 2017 Recap!!!

    A compilation of my adventures this year, Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=414iXDNlONI&t=29s
  5. L

    RC Plane 3 - FREE iOs / Android / Windows / OSX

    Hi all, I'm one of the developers of RC Plane 3 and I'm writing to let you know that latest version of RC Plane 3 is now available on Steam with Windows and OS X support. We have greatly improved the game since its first release, improved physics, added a new scenario, completely redone the...
  6. S

    Tiny Whoop in a big city?

    Hi, I am traveling to the Big Apple tomorrow, and wanted to know if anyone could provide their two cents on any rules/ regulations that they know of. I am aware of the FAA's regulations - but I'm staying well away from airports and it only weighs about 21 grams. Haha. Take, for example, Central...
  7. DiveBombRC

    Aerial Photgraphy service. roguedrones.biz

    I do work for: Real estate, action sports, cinematography and more. Check out my website at www.roguedrones.biz just getting started so contact me with questions, price is negotiable. includes short highlight edit or longer edit for different applications. let me know if you have any...
  8. S

    Long Range UAV Drone Concept

    Hello Pilots, I'm very new here, I don't know anything really about RC aircraft, but stumbling onto the Flite Test YouTube channel gave me an idea. Is it possible to build a custom drone capable of carrying a CCTV style camera with enough battery life to fly for 45= minutes? I play airsoft...
  9. F

    Customizable (research) drones for bachelor thesis needed

    Hi @ all, I am currently working on my bachelor thesis, where I need to compare some (ready-to-fly) drones and their adaptability. So far I found the Ascending Technologies research drones http://www.asctec.de/en/asctec-research-uav/ as well as microdrones...
  10. F

    I'm torn.

    I'm torn whether to get the inductrix fpv rtf or the eachine racer 250 rtf or the eachine wizard x220. I'm just starting with fpv and drone flying in general. I want to know which one is better for the price. Please tell me or recommend a good starter fpv drone. Thanks in advance. P.S. I want...
  11. A

    Stop EASA ending the hobby in the UK and EU

    EASA draft regulation could put an end to the hobby! save the hobby! act now! Video that explains the proposed EASA draft in detail - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WqJByGGRYo Petition against to UK govement (only for UK citizens) https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/168112 Change.org...
  12. J

    2016 Fall Classic Drone Race - October 15-16, 2016 - Paris, Ontario, Canada

    It’s Back by popular demand! Introducing the 2016 FPV Fall Classic Drone Race October 15-16, 2016 at the Paris Fair Grounds in Paris, Ontario, Canada! Two awesome days of MultiRotor Goodness, while competitive and engaging for budding pilots to attend either day… or of course both! We are...
  13. _sOnGoKu_

    Super offers from 22 to 27 August! the first are those who have more discount!

    offers from 22 to 27 August! the first are those who have more discount! Hello friends, I just found out about this promotion, If anyone was is thinking in to start in the world of drones, or upgrade to any new one, this may be a good opportunity. starting launched promotion in AUGOST the 22 @...
  14. kdobson83

    Help me get started with fpv. For CHEAP!

    Hi guys, im new to fpv as i have never done it but not to FT. I need your help! I want to buy a small drone. Preferably one that is ready to go outa the box. Now keep in mind ive never flown drones before, only a few fixed wings. Now, i am seeing all these drones for sale ranging in price from...
  15. D

    Multirotor / Drone safety

    I'd like to know how the community's views and thoughts on how multirotors and other small hobby RPAS could be made safer. Whether it be systems for the drones such as anything from rotor guards to parachutes or for pilots concerning gaining prior experience or having some sort of AI hand...
  16. A

    Should RC aircraft (fixed wing) really be called "drones?"

    I was recently flying some planes at an elementary school near my house. I was approached by multiple people with comments like: "nice drone you got there." And "cool drone." And questions like "is that a drone?" Not once did anyone say the words "airplane," or "RC." When I would reply "no" to...
  17. C

    A New type of flying concept....

    I love trains, and in the train world, we do things called "op sessions". What you do in op sessions, is Pretty much realistic operations of trains. like a dispatcher contacts the engineer of that train to tell the engineer what to do (that could be in a form of signals, or manual radio...
  18. tbaucom

    Do you think the general public view multi-rotors and fixed-wings differently?

    Just a question - With all the hype about FAA drone registration, what do you think the average person (who is not in the hobby) considers a drone? Do they view multi-rotors differently than fixed-wing aircraft? From what I've seen in the media, all the current coverage seems to be focused on...
  19. O

    FPV flying now banned in Los Angeles.

    LA City Council has unanimously voted to severely restrict RC flying and outright ban FPV flying altogether. The ordinance takes affect early December, after the Mayor signs it into law. Here are some of the more interesting bits: So with the Van Nuys, Burbank, and Whitman airports, this...
  20. StoneKap

    Rotor Riot - Chad's NEW SHOW!!

    Rotor Riot It's like Top Gear but with multirotors! Ok, I get this question all the time... Chad, what are you doing next? Well this is it. This is the ground floor. Development starts today! Q: How is it different than Flite Test? A: Rotor Riot is a YouTube show focused on expert level...