Questions tagged [recommendations]

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Motor size and Kv advice for ZD550?

I'm building my first drone out of the ZD550 frame. Most of the extra weight would be from a small gimbal like this (180g) and a gopro hero 4 (83g). What kv/size of motor would be ideal for this ...
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Is WiFi drone control protocol standardized?

I'm searching for an app to control a Zerotech Doby drone. The official app "DoFun" is no more available, but surprisingly it works with another Chinese app "FlightGo". I wonder if ...
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What is a good 3'' BNF that can be used indoors and outdoors?

I am looking to get a new quadcopter that will work in a variety of places. I want it to be a 3'' drone so that I can fly it both outside and inside. I would prefer if it had prop guards or ducts of ...
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Finding a ready-to-fly Taranis compatible, Eachine compatible, S4 compatible under 200€ drone

The question I'm looking for a drone under 200€, preferably 5" (as that's what I'm used to) but other sizes are ok, that can be purchased/delivered to France, is compatible with a Taranis X7 and ...
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Seeking a cheap, programmable drone, for use in the UK

This meta question states that recommendation questions are on-topic. However, as I am new here, I don't want to commit a fox's foot (faux pas ;-), so please vote to close, rather than downvote, if I ...
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27+ inch racing propeller suggestions?

I'm looking for some propellers that can handle high rpm (7000-9000) and are large in size. (27+inches length) (pitch: 15+) Any suggestions?
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Recommendations for a BLDC motor and battery for a 28x20 propeller?

I'm looking for a motor and battery set up that can last for over an hour and spin the propeller at 6000+ rpm. The propeller is a 28x20 single blade being connected to a second blade for a total of 56 ...
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How to determine the lowest safe ESC current rating for a drone build?

I was planning to build a quadcopter and was wondering how I should decide what ESC to get. I'm asking about ESC current ratings. I am building a 7 inch drone using 4s with 2306 1900Kv motors. I have ...
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what HD cameras should be used and for what purpose?

I was looking for a camera the other day and I came across a few options. GoPro Session 5, Caddx Orca, Gopro Hero 8 Black, Insta360 One R, and the GoPro Hero 7 silver. I realize that these are all ...
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Android Black-Box Viewer (Betaflight)

I'm using Speedy Bee (an Android betaflight configurator) a lot on the field for changing settings and tuning. I use a USB-OTG-Cable for my Android phone to connect to the FC. But I do miss an ...
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What propellers should I get for my drone?

How do I know what type of propellers to get for my drone and what do the specific numbers for each propeller mean?
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What should I look for when buying FPV goggles?

What features should I look for when I’m buying a new set of FPV goggles?
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Learning how to fly a 3" quad

Preface: I'm a newer pilot to the FPV world with limited stick time on 5". I just built and flew a 3" for the first time. LOS is not a problem for verifying functionality. Then I put on the goggles ...
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What should I look for when choosing an FPV camera?

I know that cameras are applicable to lots of fields, but FPV cameras are a special category with a very specific set of requirements - what should I look for when picking an FPV camera?
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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 are good specifications for a intermediate medium priced quadcopter?

What are good specifications for an intermediate medium-priced quadcopter? I have flown a smaller quadcopter before and developed a bit of an understanding of how they work and how to control it. I ...
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ESCs for inverted flight?

What types of brushless drone ESCs are reversible and will work for flying inverted?
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Drones to fly indoors

Due to the current situation, I can't go outside to fly my drone. What's a small and easy to control nano drone I can fly indoors (no camera necessary)? It should be easy to control as I don't want to ...
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Free simulators to use when actual RC flying is not possible [closed]

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I haven't been able to fly any RC aircraft for many weeks. Given that the pandemic shows no signs of slowing down, I'm preparing for the continuation of this situation ...
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What should I keep in mind when picking my first drone?

While I don't know much about drones yet, I've seen people use them to make awesome photographs and videos, and I want to be able to do that too. Since I've never flown a drone, I'm looking for a ...
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Drones for spelunking?

I do a lot of spelunking and I would like to know if anyone has some recommendation as to what type of drone would be the most useful in cave exploration with light and camera possibilities in total ...