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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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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Shendrones Mako build
Shendrones Mako build

I have been flying for over a year slowly progressing with my acro flying while trying to unlearn all the bad habits of flying in Stabilised (KKmini) and Rattitude (CC3D). Now that I’m flying alongside the skilled team here at PropNuts, I’m going to have to work much harder. I have come from some cheap […]

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Making your own 12/25v PSU

Making your own 12/25v PSU First of all, you have to understand what you are actually doing (unlike me) as you’re dealing with mains voltage and large electrolytic capacitors. If not done properly you could seriously harm yourself or others!! What you need: Multimeter with continuity testing 2 matching PSUs 4mm Banana connectors Decant soldering […]

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Shendrones Corgi build log
Shendrones Corgi

Components Frame: Shendrones Corgi Flight controller: Lumineer LUX PDB: Matek Mini Power HUB Motors: Racerstar Racing Edition 2205 2300KV ESC: DYS XM20A FPV camera: Emax 800TVL CMOS VTx: TS5840 200mW 40ch VTx Other: FrSky D4R-II receiver, TBS Triumph antenna, KingKong 5045 tri props First steps The Shendrones Corgi is a bit different to your average frame. It’s designed to […]

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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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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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