Will It Fly: Two Men, One Quad?

Two Men, One Quad Before you ask, this has nothing to do with two girls nor a cup… A few weeks ago PropNuts launched the first in its ‘Will It Fly?’ series where we test out whacky ideas which have been puzzling us. This week we have a new challenge for technology and pilot ‘skill’! […]

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My First Wing – Flyingwings 900 Raven

The natural progression with this hobby appears to be ‘I want anything RC that can fly!’ so in spring 2016 I defected from quadcopters and purchased my first fixed wing, the Flyingwings.co.uk Raven. I’ve had the wing for coming up to 9 months now and thought I would put an article together for anyone thinking […]

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How To: Hand launch and catch a drone

Just don’t! We really don’t recommend trying this, its dangerous and silly… Remember kids, this has been performed in the expert hands of PropNuters so you don’t have to. Today Ryan shows in his quick video how to launch a drone by hand and also how to catch it! Throw, Arm and Fly… simple as […]

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Will it fly: Prop Pick and Mix?

Will it fly?? .. A new series of ‘scientific’ tests courtesy of PropNuts, pushing the limits of multirotor technology to answer questions on every persons mind.. Or perhaps just a bunch of Prop Nutters trying out silly things.. You decide! Prop Pick and Mix Looking around today out at the field we notice between us […]

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What to do when your Quad goes for a swim

With winter upon us …it seems more and more people are making unexpected ‘landings’ onto less than desirable ground (or lack thereof!). When this happened to me this weekend on my maiden outing after a re-build I was less than impressed. Across the internet you will find plenty of information on how to best rescue […]

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Drone vs. Go Kart

Team PropNuts held their official debut outing last week at a local Go Kart track. Working closely with the local business PropNuts managed to arrange access with The Experience Karting center in Hillington, Glasgow. Taking it ‘easy’ for the first visit the pilots buzzed around the kart track. Onlookers (a local RC Car Club on the […]

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QAV-X 210 Realacc Clone with GoPro Session Build
Realacc X210 Build

Hardware Frame: Realacc X210 4mm Carbon Frame Kit (available here) PDB: Matek XT60 PDB Flight Controller: SPF3 Motors: Emax RS 2205 2300kV (Red Bottoms) Props: DAL 5045 BN Tri ESC: 20A LittleBee BLHeli FPV Camera: Emax 800TVL CMOS with Custom 3D Printed Mount VTx: FXT799 200mW 40ch VTx Other: GoPro Session with Custom 3D Printed Mount, Matek Motor […]

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OrangeRx R620x on a diet
Orange R620x No Pins

Its a Saturday afternoon and it’s raining outside so what better to do than to put the OrangeRx r620x v2 receiver on a diet. Running a Spektrum radio limits you to particular receivers particularly if you plan on running sbus or ppm. Orange RX receivers from HobbyKing are my choice. Cheap, comes with ppm or sbus […]

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