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How to Make a Drone / UAV - Lesson 1: Terminology - RobotShop Blog. How to Fly a Drone: A Beginner's Guide to Multirotor Systems. This guide will show you how to fly a quadcopter, step-by-step.

How to Fly a Drone: A Beginner's Guide to Multirotor Systems

Everyone goes through different struggles when piloting a quadcopter for the first time. UAV flying definitely has a learning curve. So if you’re having trouble flying your quad, you’re just getting started, or you’re looking to hone your skills — don’t worry. You’re in the right place. No matter your quadcopter model, this guide will help you prepare for your first flight, stay safe, get airborne, and learn some basic and advanced quadcopter flying techniques. Our goal is to give you a guide that will take out all of the guess work – from going through a pre-flight checklist, learning the controls, controlling your quadcopter’s flight pattern, and even some advanced techniques. This is your one-stop-shop for learning how to fly a quadcopter with confidence. Have fun! What You Will Learn We know that not all aspiring pilots or hobbyists are on the same level.

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Multiwii. New FC. Config HK. Understanding RC LiPo Batteries. It would seem by the number of e-mails I get on the topic of RC LiPo Batteries, it's time to build a page to help answer the most common questions.

Understanding RC LiPo Batteries

Charging Some Of My LiPo Packs I've been into LiPo electric powered RC flight for the better part of 9 years now, and have learned so much about this amazing powering method in that time frame. Made some fairly costly mistakes as well! I have continued (and will continue) to expand this article when justified as new information and personal experiences are gained.

As of October 2016 during the last update; it represents my latest and most up to date knowledge on the subject of LiPo's. This is a pretty big topic, and a long write-up; lot's to cover in other words... My page here is not an in depth course in battery physics; if you want that kind of deep information, check out Battery University's web site (one of the best educational battery sites out there). Those links take you to the specific pages where I cover these topics in depth. Li-Ion. FPV Gear Guide - (overview on what to buy) - Guides - DroneTrest. If you would like to get into FPV (first person view), or simple have a way to send live video down to the ground from your quadcopter/aircraft, then this guide will show you some options.

FPV Gear Guide - (overview on what to buy) - Guides - DroneTrest

This is just a brief guide to give you a better idea about what to choose for your FPV system. If you are interested in a particular area, ask below, or simply search on the internet Camera There are two options here, you can use a dedicated FPV camera, and take a feed from you gopro/other camra. Dedicated FPV camera - This is the best option if you are mainly flying FPV for the experience.

Feed from gopro (video out from camera) - This is best if you want to use the video feed to frame your photos/videos if you are shooting video/photos with your drone. Transmitter The transmitter is used to wirelessly send the video signal back to the ground. 5.8GHz 25mw Transmitter83 (does not require license)5.8Ghz 200mw Transmitter126 (requires license in certain countries) Why use 5.8Ghz frequency?

Receiver Antenna. Banggood. Eachine 1000TVL 1/3 CCD 110 Degree 2.8mm Lens Wide Voltage 5-20V Mini FPV Camera NTSC PAL Switchable Sale. Shipping Methods The total estimated time it takes to receive your order is shown below: You place your order (Processing time) We ship your order (Shipping time) Delivery!

Eachine 1000TVL 1/3 CCD 110 Degree 2.8mm Lens Wide Voltage 5-20V Mini FPV Camera NTSC PAL Switchable Sale

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