Our Best Selling eBook for Drone Beginners is now free – and available online by using the chapter links below. For the best deals in drones, check out http://www.dronesavings.com eBook – Getting Started with Hobby Quadcopters and Drones – Table of Contents 1 – http://wp.me/p25InU-1Dtu – Author Page 2 – http://wp.me/p25InU-1Dtw – Introduction 3 – […]
DJI Phantom 3 how to avoid Flyaways and Crashes
The new DJI Phantom 3 has instantly become the best-selling quadcopter (drone) in history. However, with tens of thousands of new pilots entering the hobby each month, the inevitable crashes and losses are likely to happen. The good news is that the Phantom 3 is, statistically speaking, less likely to misbehave or crash due to […]
Avoid DJI Phantom Fly Away & Crashes
Avoid DJI Phantom problems such as: 1. Fly Away 2. Crashes 3. Erratic Quadcopter behavior 4. Loss 5. Expensive Repairs by following some the advice below. This article contains the best BASIC advice you’ll find on the DJI Phantom and DJI Phantom Vision drones. Whether you take our advice is, in the end, up to […]
Your FIRST AR Drone Modification should be landing gear!
Ok, so you’ve decided to get an AR Drone! Congratulations and good flying… BUT, before you take off with that machine, here is some advice which may help your drone last much longer. It’s a simple modification called the zip tie mod. You’ll find many examples of it by searching the web for “AR Drone […]
Using Lipo (Lithium Polymer) Batteries Safely
Most modern electric Quadcopters use Lipo batteries, so it is important for the beginner to understand a few basics about these powerful cells. There are a lot of very technical articles and discussions around the web on this subject and it can be confusing, so let’s just go through the basics. Safety First Keeping it […]
Replace AR Drone propellers, shafts & gears
Probably the most common repair you will need to do is to replace your propellers, shafts, and gears. The good folks over at www.dronetuner.com have done up a nice video on how to replace these parts and offer up all of the replacement parts on their website as well. Be sure and check it out […]
Care and Feeding of AR Drone Batteries
The AR Drone uses a Lithium Polymer battery cell that is actually an excellent choice for system like the AR Drone. Lithium Polymers have a high discharge rate and a high energy storage/weight ratio. The downside is that they can cause you all kinds of grief if you don’t take care of them properly. The […]
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