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Introduction to Flying #1 – Safety

You have either seen someone flying or you have had a taste of what it’s like to fly a remote control plane! You’re excited and want to take the next steps to make your first flight. Why shouldn’t you be? Flying an RC plane is a lot of fun, gets you outdoors in the fresh air and will enable you to meet like-minded people in the hobby! Continue reading Introduction to Flying #1 – Safety



Introduction to Flying #6 – Identifying Key Components

It’s important that you know some of the key components that make your plane. In most cases, you will have to do some minor assembly for your first plane which will require some minor tweaking to get it flying right. It also may be that you crash and need to replace parts. A good start is knowing what the parts are so you can do some research. Continue reading Introduction to Flying #6 – Identifying Key Components


Finding your lost model using RSSI

Introduction

Recently during a flying day I had a tricky flight with a small very fast model in windy conditions, during a turn at the end of the field the wind caught it and I struggled to establish orientation in the poor light so had no choice but to ditch the model. Continue reading Finding your lost model using RSSI


Choosing FPV Goggles

Written by Painless 360

I bought my first set of goggles back in February 2013 after deciding not to gamble my money on a set of pieces that may not have worked well together. I decided on a set of Fat Shark Predator V2 goggles that came with the video transmitter and even a little basic camera designed to work straight out of the box. Continue reading Choosing FPV Goggles



Building A ‘Smart’ Plane with iNav – Article #4

Introduction:

In the previous articles we’ve covered what iNav is and what it can do for a fixed wing pilot and we’ve also covered how to wire everything up. Adding iNavflight to your fixed wing model can provide you will excellent stabilisation and cheap, effective OSD setup but it can also provide GPS flight modes and allow you to even fly missions autonomously. Continue reading Building A ‘Smart’ Plane with iNav – Article #4


Building A ‘Smart’ Plane with iNav – Article #3

Introduction:

In the previous articles we’ve covered what iNav is and what it can do for a fixed wing pilot. Adding iNavflight to your fixed wing model can provide you will excellent stabilisation and cheap, Continue reading Building A ‘Smart’ Plane with iNav – Article #3


Building a ‘Smart’ Plane with iNav – Article #2

Written by Painless360

Introduction

In the last article we looked at one of the versions of Cleanflight/Betaflight that had focused on the GPS code and also spending time on supporting us fixed wing pilots too. Continue reading Building a ‘Smart’ Plane with iNav – Article #2



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