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  1. Q

    The drone of a Drone

    Hey everyone, I am fairly new to drones & quad copters.. I started flying Mini 3 and 4 channel RC Heli's around my office a couple years ago. The batteries all died and they stopped working. After about a year the itch came back when I saw one of Steel's FPV Acro videos. My first venture...
  2. T

    New here, newish to building, Surface RC veteran

    Grew up around airplanes, dad was AF utility pilot and used to own a Cherokee when I was a teen. Despite having quite a lot of flight/aeronautic knowledge I have already learned an amazing amount here and on a couple other forums. Building my first "foaldie" (my own term, lol) with the FT Mini...
  3. B

    Wanting to get into the hobby any advise would be great

    so I am highly interested in the hobby of drone racing, in my case maybe a bit of bashing before I can think about racing. the past Christmas my sister got me a cheaper toy camera drone her thoughts were that id really like it because I've been into racing and bashing brushless rc cars and...
  4. rexion

    Need help solving problem with my quad

    Just finished building my second ever quad today. went out for a test flight and i am having problems with lots of bounce back on pitch, roll, and yaw axis how do i fix this? Its really hard to control and feels sloppy when its doing this. My quad parts - EMAX 2205 2300KV - 20A little bee...
  5. B

    Hello From New Orleans LA

    Hello, I'm new to the hobby. I've wanted to get into something RC for a while and looked into trucks/buggies/rock crawlers but found it to be rather expensive with parts. So the more I wanted to tinker with electronics and have a transmitter in my hand, the more I liked watching people fly. I...
  6. D

    Autonomous Systems

    Hello! I am a new to the hobby... Kind of. I have done lots of autonomous stuff through my college working with some crazy technologies and planes. I have recently taken an interest into racing quads and tri-copters. just ordered an electrohub to see what i can do with it. But, Mostly I was...
  7. Subcanis

    First post, first RC plane: FT Explorer

    Been wanting to get into RC for a long time. Stumbled across these DTFB planes through a thread on another forum I frequent. Seemed like an affordable, grassroots type of way to get into the game. I watched a ton of FT's YouTube videos, spent a few evenings cutting and gluing, and ordered...
  8. S

    Beginner lookin for a little help

    Updated with an additional question- 9/19/14 And again on 9/28/14 Hi, and thanks for reading! Anyways, i purchased a hobbyzone champ about a month ago, flew till the wing's came off, repaired them, then broke them again (It does NOT like flying inverted to much....) and I'm looking into...