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How do I pick my gear when getting started with FPV multirotors?

There are a large number of beginner and starter kits out there for people looking to get into multirotor FPV flying, all touting their various advantages over the competition. What should I look for ...
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What would a basic fixed-wing electronic setup look like?

I'm building an FT Tiny Trainer. Currently it's just a chuck glider, but now that I have tested it, I want to add electronics. At first, the plane would be a controlled glider, but then I'd probably ...
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Is it common to break ESCs?

I'm pretty certain my ESC is broken, so I went looking for some on amazon. I found a decent one for a good price, as well as a 4 pack that was a better cost per unit. I don't really want to have extra ...
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Is FPV a specific category of drones or just a way to use them?

I'm approaching the drone world and I'm studying the basics before buying the first one or attending a course. I would use them for personal pleasure, not for work nor for racing or group flying. But ...
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Nano drone propeller keep flying off

I got my son a drone for his birthday but less than 24 hours and one of its propellers got lost 3 times and because it’s a nano drone. It is hard to find. I was hoping to find a solution here. ...
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What is the best drone for beginner fliers?

My brothers would like to start drone flying, as they haven't ever flown my Syma before. I am looking for a small, inexpensive pocket or medium drone for beginners that will probably get thrown into ...
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should I buy this drone?

I am a beginner and wanted to buy myself a little drone kit to learn to program it. I was thinking about a raspberry pi 4b and pixhawk drone, but I don't know what to buy. I saw this thing on amazon, ...
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