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Durafly EFXTRA build, flight & FPV! Review

The EFXTRA is the long awaited 2.0 version of the iconic EFX Racer. If you have the need, the need for speed, and maybe even have the need to FPV at high speed the EFXTRA will be on your shortlist. We put her through her paces!
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3D Printed Keyring Ice Scraper

This ice scraper is quick to print and works really well. Perfect for this winter!
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How to Build A Racing Drone

This guide will show you the basic parts and steps needed to build a racing quadcopter from scratch. This is a bare bones build, in the sense that I did not install an OSD or any other additional features. This guide is intended to aide only in the build process of a quadcopter, no programming of the flight controller, etc. Let’s get started….
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Running out of inspiration?

Finding inspiration for new 3D prints can be difficult. Hopefully this short guide will help.
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eSun 3D printer filament review

eSun 3D printer filament review A couple of weeks ago I ran out of white PLA 3D printer filament. Being such a plain colour, I do a lot of my printing in white. So despite having many rolls of other colours, it was imperative that I bought some more white.  As 3D printer hobbyists, there is one thing we are not short of when it comes to filament and thats choice. A simple internet search will reveal the many hundreds of filament retailers all with slightly different filament. Furthermore, you don't have to stick to the classic PLA and ABS filament since there is now a plethora of “exotic” filament such as wood, sandstone, aluminium and even beer! I love this choice but not for when...
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Drone Sports Association (DSA) 2016 Drone Worlds.

From the world’s first to failure. Spectacular Hollywood backdrops to “Drone Worlds”, Drone Racing held at Kaoula Ranch Hawaii October 17th-22nd 2016.
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How Brushed and Brushless Electronic Speed Controllers Work.

An electronic speed controller (ESC) is an electronic circuit whose main purpose is to vary the speed of an electric motor and it's direction. Whether the ESC is for a brushed motor or brushless the ESC interprets control information, this is not as in a mechanical motion as found in the case of servo units but rather in a way that varies the switching rate of a network of "Field Effect Transistors", or more commonly known as FET's.
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Drone Racing World Championship 2016

The 2016 Drone Racing World Championships was a mixed bag. It was supposed to be the pinnacle of our sport. The showcase that demonstrates what and where the sport could be in the future. Instead it was another opportunity for DSA to trip over their own shoe laces. The saving grace of the event was that a worthy Champion was crowned.
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Everything you need to know about RC Servos

Servos are used in a wide variety of applications ranging from the hobby industry to industrial and even military. In this article we take a look at the inner working and delve into what drives them, literally.
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Quadcopter Building for Beginners: Part One

More and more pilots are starting to build their own multirotors. The explosion in the hobby over the past two years has driven down the cost of the technology and ease of use of the technology needed to make a working model. Improved documentation and support all make it far easier to build your own without having to become an expert.
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