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Drone Tech Now Being Used for Insurance Claims

We’ve previously reported the use of drone technology in a number of different industries. For example, drones have been used down a runway for Milan Fashion Week, as well as for agricultural purposes. Needless to say, drone technology has been used for much more than just your average hobby or sport. Continue reading Drone Tech Now Being Used for Insurance Claims


How to Balance a Prop

Balancing a prop is one of the most important things when building a multicopter or a plane. In this article, I will be using a slowfly 2 blade plastic prop as an example. Please note that the method differs depending on the prop type i.e. 3 blade prop, wooden prop, etc.

It pays to have a good prop balancing tool. Continue reading How to Balance a Prop


HobbyKing Sponsored Robot Will Feature in New Season of ‘BattleBots’

In 2012, MIT Mechanical Engineering graduate Charles Z. Guan and robot builder Adam Bercus founded a collaborative project entitled Equals Zero Designs. While their main focus is on robotics, electric mobility systems and mechatronics, their primary target is a hobbyist and educational market. Continue reading HobbyKing Sponsored Robot Will Feature in New Season of ‘BattleBots’


HobbyKing is Clearing Out Their Warehouses with an Epic Sale

This is not a drill – HobbyKing have just announced a MASSIVE warehouse sale. For a limited time, you can save on all your favorite products and accessories, as prices will be slashed enormously. Old favorites, new products and time-tested designs will all be sold at a fraction of the cost. Continue reading HobbyKing is Clearing Out Their Warehouses with an Epic Sale


Float Planes, Flying Boats and Sea Planes

Float planes and sea planes conjure up nostalgic glimpses of a bygone era. Some of the most amazing planes of the last century were float planes. The Russians take the prize for the most interesting float planes and I dreamt endlessly about making an RC Ekranoplan. Who hasn’t at least thought about making a float plane. Continue reading Float Planes, Flying Boats and Sea Planes



World’s first hands-free planted using drone technology

Researchers from Harper Adams University and Precision Decisions in the United Kingdom have just announced that they have successfully planted, grown and harvested crop using nothing other than robot tractors and drones. Continue reading World’s first hands-free planted using drone technology




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