FPV beginners course by DRACER.ch

It’s been a long time since I flew FPV for the last time, no blog posts no time for my hobby, so sad. But then I stumbled across this new beginners course for FPV drones in Switzerland by DRACER.ch. DRACER’s goal is to introduce beginners to drone flying and teach them to have fun in a […]

FPV beginners course by DRACER.ch

FPV Racing – What You Need To Know

What is FPV Drone Racing? Drone racing is exactly what it sounds like. The pilots use an FPV (First Person View) system to allow them to race the drone just like if they were in the cockpit. As you can imagine FPV is absolutely necessary given the extreme speeds of the drones. Despite there being […]

FPV Racing – What You Need To Know

Bye bye 2015 and outlook 2016

The second year of the fpvblog can be summed up as a year with high ambitions, a low article count and the welcome of Alastair Baker our first guest author. Chrashpilot, the editor in chief, hopes that the blog will be more active in 2016  (guest authors welcome). He also expects the next year to be […]

Bye bye 2015 and outlook 2016

Crash pilots hitting the trees

In a dark, dark wood there sat three dark, dark men;And the dark, dark men were wearing dark, dark googles;But the dark, dark googles had NO dark, dark screens;Because on the bright, bright screens there were…… drones! [embedded content] Finally, FPV racing comes to the FPVblog. After owning a Gemini for almost a year I […]

Crash pilots hitting the trees

Zippy, the zip tied FPV racer on Kickstarter

Today Benjamin from Austin, TX sent me his Kickstarter campaign for the Zippy, a 3D printed quadcopter frame only held together with zip ties. While there are tons of interesting Kickstarter campaigns I think this one is worth mentioning as it proposes a conceptually new and simple way of building a quadcopter frame inherently designed […]

Zippy, the zip tied FPV racer on Kickstarter