NEW RELEASE: Lights … Camera … Action! Hitec/AEE Announce Their New MD10 and S60 Action Cameras

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Whether your hobby interests are rooted in ground pounding surface vehicles or high flying aerial planes, helis and multirotors, Hitec’s partnership with AEE has resulted in a pair of new action cameras. The MD10 and S60 are the perfect way to capture all of your hobby action. First up is the MD10. This camera can record in 1080p30 and also features ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: MaxAmps Celebrates their Tenth Anniversary!

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2015 marks the tenth year that MaxAmps has been in business making lithium polymer batteries for unmanned aerial vehicles, RC surface vehicles and almost every other segment of the RC market. According to Austin Else, owner and founder of MaxAmps, “Within the last few years, we have become the industry leader in the emerging Unmanned Aerial Vehicle market by offering ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Know Before You Fly – Unmanned Flight Safety Guidance

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Hobbico recently announced its support for Know Before You Fly, an educational campaign developed to give anyone planning to fly unmanned aircraft — including R/C model drones — the information required to do so safely and responsibly. Know Before You Fly was founded by three influential organizations that are all dedicated to promoting safe flying: the Association for Unmanned Vehicle ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: KDE Direct 7208XF Series UAS Heavy-Lift Brushless Motors

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KDE Direct’s new 7208XF UAS heavy-lift brushless motors are now available for worldwide shipping. Final production and design resulted in the motors performing even better than originally anticipated! Two editions are available in the series: 110Kv for the highest-efficiency flight on 6S up to 12S operation, and 135Kv for higher-thrust output (in a light-weight package) for 6S up to 10S ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Dromida Ominus 238mm First Person View Ready to Fly Quadcopter

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We loved the incredible durability and in-flight performance of the original Ominus quadcopter. Dromida has now expanded the capabilities of this fun-to-fly aircraft by making it FPV capable. A Wi-Fi enabled 1280×720 resolution digital FPV camera allows pilots to see their flight from the on-board perspective and the camera can be controlled completely using either a free iOS or Android ... Read More »

REVIEW: Blade 350 QX

Review: Blade 350 QX

In my personal experience, it seems as though there are two types of hobbyists that are interested in multirotor machines – the sport flyers who like the small and micro quads and fly for fun, and the pilots who want to attach a camera on their machine to get aerial photos and video. When the Blade 350 QX was recently released to the market, they actually combined both desires into one machine along with the addition of some pretty awesome technological features. Read More »

REVIEW: Estes Proto X

Review: Estes Proto X

Upon initial inspection of the Proto X when it arrived at my house, I was amazed at just how small it actually was. I read some pre-release specs and reviews of it and was anxious to see how well it would perform given its small size. The quality and construction of this diminutive quad is very good considering its price. The transmitter on the other hand, left a little to be desired since it was so small, but I reserved my final judgment until I had completed a flight or two. Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Blade Nano QX 3D RTF and BNF

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One of the latest developments in quadcopter technology and performance capabilities is aerobatic and 3D flight. Thanks to SAFE technology, multiple flight modes are available in the ultra micro Blade Nano QX 3D. This not only makes high-speed flips, hair-pin turns and inverted flight simple to execute but keeps everything smooth and predictable. Unique reverse mounted motors helps to keep ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Good Morning America Drone Questions Answered

Our team of experts helped the Good Morning America staff learn more about "drones" during a special series on the morning broadcast.

If you’ve been watching Good Morning America’s “Game of Drones” series this week, you’ve seen some of MultiRotor Pilot magazine’s team members using “drones” to perform some fun stunts like delivering coffee and scripts to the anchor desk, playing stage manager, shooting video in the studio and even “walking a dog”…OK, the dog was pretty mellow and it was inside ... Read More »