RunCam Swift Mini FPV camera

RunCam Swift Mini camera
RunCam Swift Mini camera for FPV racing quadcopters Although the RunCam Swift Mini is much smaller than its predecessor, it has the same weight (12g). In my opinion RC should also focus to reduce the weight of their FPV cameras. Currently there are on the market AIO VTX cameras that weight only 4 grams. Thanks to the wide input voltage range, this RC...

Huanqi H899C cheapest GPS quadcopter for GoPro

Huanqi H899C drone with GPS
Huanqi H899C drone with headless mode and GPS return to home Surely, biggest advantage of this Huanqi H899C over the Syma X8 series is the GPS assisted return to home. When the flight battery is near empty, the quadcopter will automatically return to the take-off point. While the H899C drone comes without a camera, it is promoted that is capable to carry GoPro...

Eachine Aurora 100 micro brushless FPV drone

Eachine Aurora100 micro brushless quad
Eachine Aurora100 FPV quadcopter with F3 flight controller It looks like 2017 will be a very busy year for Eachine because they just announced another new FPV drone called Aurora 100. While the Aurora 90 has a ducted fan design, its "bigger" brother has a much sporty design. The 600TVL camera is located in front of the carbon fiber frame. In order to be able to easily...

WLtoys Q383 safe drone for beginners

WLtoys Q383 drone Hexacopter
WL Toys Q383A hexa-copter with protective frame and 5.8G FPV camera Recently WLToys announced two new hexa-copters, the Q383 with WiFi FPV and the Q383A with WiFi FPV. Basically these two models are identical excepting the onboard camera and the remote controller. While the WLtoys Q383A comes with a nice combo FPV transmitter, the Q383 comes with a cheap plastic "toy-ish" radio. Thanks to the...

Eachine Vtail QX110 micro FPV quad

Eachine Vtail QX110 drone
Eachine Vtail QX110 - brushed drone with OSD and 600TVL Over the time Eachine became one of the most active player on the brushed drone market. They announce new modes like this Eachine Vtail QX110 almost every week. It seems they have abandoned the ducted propeller design and now they want to try something new. The QX110 comes with an unique "V" shaped tail design. Thanks to the...

DM002 drone review: Dirty cheap and easy to build

DM002 DIY drone review
DM002 - Cheap DIY quadcopter with FPV camera Recently, I received the DM002 quadcopter for tests, a Chinese RC toy quite entertaining with an attractive price. I assembled it and played around with it and now it is time to write my review, of course at the end of which I will draw the final conclusions. As I previously mentioned many times, the fact that a drone comes in parts should not scare...

JJPRO X2 brushless quad for newbies

JJPRO JJRC X2 quadcopter drone
JJPRO JJRC X2 - cheap drone with brushless motors Following the success of their first brushless quadcopter, JJRC announced this weekend a new model called JJPRO X2. Compared to its predecessor, this X2 drone comes with headless flight mode but still doesn't feature altitude hold. The JJRC X1 was the first brushless quadcopter under $100. I reviewed that model by myself and I...

FPV Airport Backpack for racing fanatics

FPV Airport backpack review
FPV Airport Helipak backpack by Think Thank Photo In my opinion, the most important goal of the FPV backpack manufactures is to design a product that fits any racing quadcopter. Nevertheless, if you want to fit inside more than one drone, the challenge is even bigger. At first impression the FPV Airport Helipak by ThinkThank is not just very customizable but also comfortable. Thanks to the wide range of products, Think Thank Photo (TTP) became over the...

Star Wars Jedi training drone

Star Wars Jedi training quadcopter
Mixed reality Star Wars Jedi training quadcopter Michael Moon and Stephen Dodds at Juuk Inc., are making the first real-life Star Wars Jedi Training Drone. Their smart quadcopter uses computer vision and artificial intelligence to locate, track, and decide when to shoot the player. The drone even knows when you blocked the light beam with the light saber! They removed the remote...

ASUAV RS220 Awesome FPV Racer

ASUAV RS220 FPV racing drone
Permeants ASUAV RS220 racing quadcopter with FPV camera As we are in late winter, it is time to switch from indoor drones to outdoor FPV racing drones like this Awesome ASUAV RS220. When it comes to first-time pilots, speed is not everything, they need durable drones. Based on my experience, carbon-fiber frames has better chance to survive nasty crashes than nylon ones. Thanks...