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DYI, Arduino Drone, a quadcopter project

Do you want to build your own quadcopter? If so, then this is the article for you! I understand that the process can be very confusing- especially if you’re a beginner. For this reason, I’ve decided

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Your own homemade option: How to build a drone

For some people, flying a drone is an exciting experience.  Namely, the excitement of zooming in and zooming out of impressive locations wholly engrossed in the pilot's sight is difficult to beat.It's

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Hexacopter vs. Quadcopter: The Pros and Cons

It’s clear that RC drones are becoming more and more popular. It’s only a matter of time before they become totally mainstream. In this article, I want to show you a hexacopter vs. quadcopter comparison.

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The 3 Types of Drones Explained

Drones have become so common that you can walk into most stores and buy one off the shelf. And just like most things in life, there are many different types of drones. Each drone type varies in cost and

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How to Fly a Drone – The Basics

For beginners, one of the hardest parts of owning a drone is learning how to fly it. While the pros make it look easy, maneuvering a quadcopter takes a lot of practice. In this article, we’re going to

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How to Extend Drone Battery Life

If you’re like most flyers, you probably hate the short flight times associated with RC quadcopters. After all, the average model only gets about 7 minutes of flight time. If you're using drones for

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