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Antonelli Law Successfully Defends Part 107 Pilot in Chicago Drone Ordinance Case

Antonelli Law Successfully Defends Part 107 Pilot in Chicago Drone Ordinance Case

Good news for all drone pilots   By Jeffrey Antonelli In June, licensed drone pilot Jerrick Hakim flew his DJI Inspire 2 for one solitary flight on Chicago’s lakefront. A slow, cinematic flight, the drone flew above Lake Michigan perhaps several hundred feet from shore. After about 15 minutes, the professional photographer landed his drone […]
Getting Your First Pair of Drone Goggles

Getting Your First Pair of Drone Goggles

The Question:  I am getting ready to buy my first pair of drone goggles. What should I look for so that I don’t have to upgrade in the very near future? Answer: First-person-view (FPV) goggles enable drone enthusiasts to experience a first-person view in exciting new ways. When drone pilots, whether professional or hobbyist, are […]

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Cloverleaf and Helical antenna explained

Cloverleaf and Helical antenna explained

A cloverleaf antenna is considered omnidirectional and a helical is directional. An omni-directional antenna sends and receives signals in all directions, so it’s a great choice for video transmitters. A helical antenna produces a cone-shaped signal in front of it and has a small pocket behind it to receive a signal. It will provide better […]
Race to Win: Tips from Bapu Madhu

Race to Win: Tips from Bapu Madhu

When you think of all the racers out there that are making their mark on the droneracing circuit, one person that always seems to be in the thick of things is Bapu Madhu. He competes on both a national and international level with all of the top racers out there. He is known for his […]

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Drone Racing Goes Mainstream

Drone Racing Goes Mainstream

“In three days, we probably did seven years’ worth of learning,” said Scot Refsland, the chairman of the Drone Sports Association (DSA) and the organizer of the U.S. National Drone Racing Championship. “From the perspective of some of the individual pilots, I understand that there was some real frustration, but as far as establishing drone […]
The New Season of DRL has a New Racer

The New Season of DRL has a New Racer

The Drone Racing League (DRL) unveiled their 500+ drone fleet of the world’s most advanced FPV drone, the DRL Racer3, today. Each one is hand-built with improved speed, weight and durability by DRL’s team of engineers, the DRL Racer3 will serve as the backbone of the sport of the future — flown by the globe’s most elite racing […]

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Winner Circle!

Winner Circle!

Fresh off the back of the biggest ever Drone Racing event in Dubai and with numerous leagues, competitions, and events to come, it seems like drone racing is here to stay. And like other elite sports, big-name pilots are emerging, wowing the crowds with their top-notch skills. But what does it take to fly with the best? What’s the […]
A Guide to Multirotor Motors

A Guide to Multirotor Motors

It’s easy to pick the right multirotor motors for your quadcopter when you understand the basics. Here are some guidelines to follow to choose the most effective powerplants. Where to Start? Decide on Motor Size First First answer these two questions: What’s your quadcopter’s total weight? What’s the size of the frame? The aggregate weight of your quadcopter […]

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The New Vusion House Racer is here

The New Vusion House Racer is here

Turn your house upside down! Zip, flip and fly through every room of your home with the Vusion House Racer! Turn pillows and furniture into an instant obstacle course. Use the FPV video camera to shoot awesome footage. With the Vusion House Racer, the possibilities are endless. Open the box. Adventure awaits. Choose from the […]
MaxAmps FPV Race Edition LiHV+ 1600 4S 15.2v 150C LiPos

MaxAmps FPV Race Edition LiHV+ 1600 4S 15.2v 150C LiPos

From MaxAmps.com: MaxAmps.com brings you the latest in LiPo battery technology with our LiHV+ Plus FPV Race Edition series. These high voltage batteries will take your high-demand FPV Racer to the next level of power and performance! The 1600HV+ 4s 15.2V battery pack has been engineered to hold a higher voltage under load during those high amp draw […]
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