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HoverBike Scorpion-3, is it for real?

HoverBike Scorpion-3, is it for real?

Here is a Youtube video that caught our eye. This new Hoversurf scorpion-3 is a new personal flying bike. The hoverbike uses custom-built software that limits its range and velocity in order to assure a safe ride, the company says that the Scorpion’s design was “inspired by heavy-duty sport-utility motorbike frames”. On their website, the description of the Hoverbike states: SCORPION […]
Photo: Simon Ager/Sea Shepherd Global

Antarctic Adventure

Just a quick peek at a fantastic article on flying a drone in Antarctica. Adventure photographer and drone pilot Gavin Garrison talks about the challenges of flying over an iceberg-laden waters. Here is a little excerpt from that article that will appear in the March issue of RotorDrone Magazine. In late 2016, I was driving north […]

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An Intel Shooting Star drones fleet lights up the sky in an American Flag formation during the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. (Credit: Intel Corporation)

Inside Look: Intel’s Shooting Star drones lit up the sky during the Super Bowl

In a choreographed aerial light show to kick-off the performance of Lady Gaga’s half-time show, Intel’s Shooting Star drones lit up the sky during the Super Bowl. An Intel Shooting Star drones fleet lights up the sky in an American Flag formation during the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show on Sunday, Feb. 5, […]
How camera gimbals work

How camera gimbals work

If you were wondering how they work, this is a must read for you.  There is some great information on how to set a camera gimbal up and on using them.  Just click on the image below and enjoy.

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Hobbico Rise Vusion V3 600x120

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Flight Modes 101 — Flip a switch for precision control!

Flight Modes 101 — Flip a switch for precision control!

In full-size aircraft, autopilots can reduce the pilot’s workload so that he or she is able to safely perform other tasks. Similarly, when you’re flying a multirotor, the on-board flight controller performs tasks that can assist with the flight. A flight controller may be as basic as a stabilizer for manual flying or a complex […]
3D Printing for Drone Pilots

3D Printing for Drone Pilots

3D printing and model aircraft are a match made in heaven. I started using a 3D printer recently to create parts for my multirotor aircraft, and a new world of possibilities just opened up to me. Some people have printed entire frames in this fashion and maybe you would like to be able to do the […]

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How FPV got on the air

How FPV got on the air

The story you are about to read is true—a reminder made necessary by the particular facts of this extraordinary tale, which might otherwise be mistaken for the plot of an overreaching movie of the week. Without some assurances, no one would believe that in a single year, a sideshow at the California State Fair would be anointed as the […]
The Frame Game

The Frame Game

As the FPV drone scene expands, better and faster craft emerge. Propellers, motors, flight controllers, and speed controls all fulfill the need for speed. But it’s the airframes that hold all of the components together that are seeing the biggest evolution. And while the established names continue to dominate, there’s an undercurrent of independent makers arriving who are building […]

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Dromida HoverShot FPV Drone

Dromida HoverShot FPV Drone

We just got the new HoverShot RTF camera drone from Dromida for a test hop and out of the box, we have have to say this little quadcopter is a blast to fly. Click the link below to see the entire flight report ft-dromida-hovershot The ready to fly Dromida HoverShot FPV 120mm Drone comes with everything […]
The Rise RXS270

The Rise RXS270

Getting into the world of drone racing often requires building the quad from a kit and soldering all of the ESCs and motors to the flight controller. The new RISE RXS270 is attempting to change all of that with an almost-ready-to-fly racer. It is designed with lightweight carbon-fiber construction and made for the intermediate to expert pilot. To read more on […]
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