Pimp my Goggles!
Armattan Mongoose 5″ Lightweight Carbon Race Frame
Today the good guys at www.dronewrapz.co.uk sorted us out with some Fatshark Dominator HD2 vinyl wrap pimp kit, check it out! If you’re looking for a non-permanent way to customise the look of your goggles then look no further. It comes as a simple DIY vinyl sticker kit (and its quality vinyl) pre-cut with sections […]
Where to mount your LiPo Battery?
Premium Frame at Non-Premium Price When I first seen the news that Armattan was launching a race orientated frame I was initial skeptical on how competitive they could be with established market leaders out there. Was this going to be another premium frame with a premium price tag of £100? The quick answer was NO! […]
WizardTracker Lap Timer: Never miss a lap!
Where should I put it? Last week someone asked the question about top mount vs. under-slung battery mounting for racing quads. This started plenty of debate as you would expect, a lot of which in my opinion was complete garbage, so this got me thinking. It turns out that the problem isn’t as simple as […]
Amazon Man Bag for FPV Gear
Remember that time you ripped the best lap of your life? You were sure it was way faster than any other lap you ran before. Way faster than anyone else, infact. You made no mistakes, hit every gate perfectly, and that throttle was pinned the whole time. Except, then you go check in with the […]
THUG Team Elite 240 Frame Build and Review
I found myself recently online and in shops looking at bags! I’m talking manly man bags in the form of a backpack to carry all my masculine drone stuff.. Anyhow, the hype out there has been focused on the Lowepro Quadguard X1 and X2 bespoke bags for fpv racing enthusiasts. A couple of our guys have […]
Matek F405-OSD F4 Integrated OSD Flight Controller
THUG are a small independent designer and manufacturer of racing drone frames based in the UK. Despite being a small (single man) outfit they have had some innovative designs which are both functional but look good. Their newest addition to the family is the Thug Team Elite 240 HDPE frame with 3D Printed Nylon Pod. […]
THUG Elite 240 HDPE Frame First Impressions
Last week I discovered a new nickname for myself.. ‘Shorty’.. Apparently I have a habit of shorting stuff out in my builds and causing minor releases of magic pixie smoke.. Long story short this week I thought I killed my KISS FC so I went online and found this little guy for a mere £22 […]
EMax 2306 2400kv white motors initial impression
It’s been a while since I last seen a new frame and thought ‘thats different.. I want it!’ but when Stefan over at Thug frames posted some pictures of their new HDPE frame that all changed (maybe it was the Instagram filter or something..) So I pre-ordered one at £75. Yes its the price of […]
First Person View of Going Commercial: The First Steps
Just when you think your existing motors are more than powerful enough they get flung off the back of the hype train and a new version comes smashing through! The EMax white motors, RS2306, 2400kV are a worthy upgrade to the standard RS2205 2300kV red bottoms. Top level summary: Claims of up t0 1.5kg thrust […]
From FPV to Commercial Droning Ever since setting out on my adventure into the multirotor world when building my DIY 450 3/4 years ago I have always dreamt about aerial photography and video with the potential to go commercial and make back some £’s, however the process seemed a long and expensive one so for […]