A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
A drone which uses four motors to fly.
A flying machine that uses multiple propellers, or rotors, to maintain flight.
For questions about the physical parts and components that make up a UAV.
Use in reference to the open-source multirotor and fixed-wing flight controller firmware maintained by the community.
Use in reference to Lithium Polymer batteries, commonly used for their excellent energy density and their ability to provide large currents.
Use for questions regarding brushless DC motors.
Use in questions relating to drones or model aircraft which are operated with a video transmission from the drone/aircraft to a ground station or headset.
For questions about the batteries of your drone. Please consider using a more specific tag as well, e.g. [lipo].
The electronic component responsible for controlling a drone or model aircraft based on inputs from the receiver and outside forces acting upon the drone or model aircraft.
Use in reference to electronic speed controllers, used with both brushed and brushless DC motors on drones and model aircraft.
A mechanical device for propelling a drone or aircraft, consisting of a shaft with two or more angled blades attached to it.
For questions asking for recommendations for drones, model aircraft, or parts. Be sure to clearly indicate the specific requirements, or your question may be marked opinion-based.
An electronic component that creates torque (rotational force) when electricity is applied.
turn an input into a signal that is then sent to a receiver.
transmit or receive a radio signal.
For use with questions asking for direction or guidance on rules relating to drone use. Please consider also using a country tag, if appropriate.
Also referred to as "VTX". Use on questions regarding video transmitters.
An electronic component that receives the information sent by a transmitter.
Use in questions asking about the physical capabilities or limitations of a drone/model aircraft.
For questions about aircraft that use wings to generate lift.
For use on questions regarding the proper use of, maintenance of, and safety measures when using batteries.
if you are looking for help with a problem. Remember to post as much detail as possible, including what you have tried so far.
Questions about software that runs on a computer or mobile device. For microcontroller code, use [firmware].
Use in questions asking about why the materials or components of drones/model aircraft are constructed in a certain way.
Use in questions comparing two or more things related to drones or model aircraft. Provide as much detail as possible to avoid your question being marked as opinion-based.
For questions about drones which weigh less than 250g (known as "Class C0" in Europe)
Use in questions regarding drones designed to fly for long amounts of time and travel a long distance from their starting point.
For questions about using and operating drones and model aircraft safely
Use in reference to the manufacturer of consumer RC transmitter and receiver gear.
Use in questions regarding the proper methods that should be used to charge LiPo, Li-ion, or other batteries.
Use for questions asking how to assemble, construct, or otherwise put together drones and model aircraft or related components.
Any method of propulsion used by drones or model aircraft to move and fly.
For questions about the physical design, materials and manufacturing of a drone frame.
For questions regarding the electronic components on a drone. For questions about how to wire them together, use [wiring]
For questions about the racing of drones, rules and etiquette
For questions about drone sensors, sensor uses and any issues encountered with using specific sensors