Droneflux on Quadtalk

By | May 26, 2016

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There’s lots to talk about when it comes to quadcopters and drone racing. In fact, the team over at Quad Talk Podcast specialize in brining you weekly podcasts that cover all of the latest news and advancements within the sport. Co-founded by Tace VanGorden “Von Quad” and Tony Knittle “KaNoodle”, the show has begun gaining great momentum with […]

Droneflux Grand Opening!

By | May 14, 2016

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Today, after months of development, we are finally taking our store out of beta! If you haven’t caught on already, Droneflux is the world’s first multi-vendor platform for quadcopter parts. We have been working hard with various vendors and manufacturers to pull together enough available products for the first phase of the store. As we […]

In Production – Build Tutorial

By | May 9, 2016

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We are excited to announce that we have recently begun production on our very first build tutorial. Many of the tutorials currently online are centered around outdated information and call for the use of older, inefficient parts and techniques. We hope to provide the community with a relevant, easy-to-follow video that guides you through every single step in the […]

Rocket vs. Drone Ship: The next big step for SpaceX

By | April 14, 2016

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You may have noticed in the news or via social media posts, that Elon Musk, co-founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, has recently been successful in landing a Falcon 9 rocket onto a drone ship off the coast of Florida. In videos released online, the rocket can be seen slowing its decent using the same […]

Pushing Speed at RCX 2016

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The stakes are high as tension builds between audience members and pilots alike. Pilots from all over Southern California, as well as visiting pilots from Brazil, eagerly wait in anticipation to show their skill. People cheer in anticipation at the first RC Expo Drone Race. Over the weekend of March 12-13, motor hobbyists gathered to attend the annual RCX Exposition. […]

Drone Race Day at K1 Speed

By | March 12, 2016

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Engines roaring and the shouts of people cheering from the sidelines are typical sounds you would hear from the indoor go-karting tracks of K1 Speed. Today was no different, minus the fact that ‘roaring engines’ were instead the unmistakable sound of drone motors whirring at full throttle. Teaming up with the Orange County Flyer’s club, […]

Intro to DIY Autonomous Flying

By | January 19, 2016

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I think we can all admit that autonomous flying can be pretty cool. Now before I get labeled as a DJI fan boy and murdered by FPV enthusiasts, let me explain. I’m not talking surface-level automation where a quad blindly follows waypoints, but instead where a drone navigates obstacles by dynamically optimizing trajectory to a target based […]

Configuring Your Camera – PZ 0420

By | January 14, 2016

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For those looking for good settings for your PZ 0420 board cam, or even solid settings for similar cameras with a Sony CCD sensor, Joesa over at FPVLab posted some great settings to use. PZ 0420 Camera Settings Len: Manual Exposure: Shutter: Auto Brightness: 065 AGC: OFF DWDR: ON Level: 063 Whire Bal: ATW1 Backlight: […]

Changing the Game

By | November 7, 2015

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About a year ago, my good friend (and fellow co-founder) Cornell showed me a tiny $20.00 quadcopter he bought online. Regardless of the small form factor, the stability, versatility, and all around ‘zipiness’ of the drone was astounding. Coming from a world of clunky RC helicopters and fixed wing airplanes, we quickly became aware that we […]

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