All Blog Posts Tagged 'fpv' (112)

Zigogne FPV Racer

Hi guys !

After searching, explored, tested, deleted several times, the creative process was finally completed in six months.

I'm glad to present you our 300 size quad racer, the Zigogne.

The main characteristics : 

  • Interlocking arms folded in both directions for easy storage and…

Added by Gamani on March 8, 2015 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

FPV Racer X8 Quadcopter


Ive recently crashed my FPV Racer (Pictures below).

The problem was I lost contact with the transmitter on my end and ended up falling from a 30 Meter Height onto hard concrete. Thought it would have completely destroyed the drone, but as i panicked and came to my…


Added by Peter Gulin on February 26, 2015 at 4:01am — 14 Comments

FPV Gimbal For Zoom Camera - First Week of Tests

Hi guys, 

First i'd like to thank all of you for your comments regarding our first post ( Your comments helped us with technical issues and got us really positively…


Added by Greg Dronsky on February 25, 2015 at 6:30pm — 17 Comments

Microsoft's HoloLens will bring the optimal experience for FPV flying?

Its very early to judge, whether Microsoft Hololens is going to be a good product, but from what i see it could be the ultimate FPV solution. Just imagine Telemetry, video screen and a natural view of the drone all on a holographic, augmented reality glasses. The setup should…


Added by Greg Dronsky on January 21, 2015 at 3:28pm — 9 Comments

Cheap FPV racing quad build log


I wanted to share with you the build log of my last quadcopter dedicated to low riding and fpv racing.

Goal :

- Less than 500g

- Cheap (less than US$250)

- Powerfull

Flight time is 8-9min with 1300mah battery.

You can view the entire build log on my blog : …


Added by Gotleg on January 9, 2015 at 5:30pm — 18 Comments

Atas Defiance 265 - an ultimate fpv racer airframe - Preannouncement!

  Guyz i'm so happy to let you know that Atas Defiance - an fpv racer airframe is now available at…


Added by Dragan on December 14, 2014 at 12:30am — 27 Comments

DIY Ghetto 5.8g wireless monitor project goggle conversion

Hi there, another update on the blog I wrote last week which showed how to make a cheap ($50) wireless fpv monitor. This week, I updated to show how to convert the cheap hacked together wireless monitor, and using a cheap $2 fresnel lens we can make immersive goggles, either by cutting up cardboard and fixing…


Added by benbojangles on November 13, 2014 at 7:32pm — 27 Comments

Update: DIY Ghetto 5.8g wireless monitor project + Droidplanner

Hi there, I updated the blog I wrote last week which showed how to make a cheap ($50) wireless fpv monitor. This week, I updated to show how to add droidplanner to this setup, and for me it cost zero extra cost. Should cost you about a dollar to make if you're inventive. (Total cost…


Added by benbojangles on October 28, 2014 at 8:00am — 11 Comments

DIY Ghetto 5.8g wireless monitor project

Hello, I decided to make a guide for people who wish to make a neat budget wireless fpv monitor. I figure that it costs less than half the amount to make your own than to buy an off the shelf monitor. And besides, it is fun to hack and be creative. You also learn some valuable skills.

Here we…


Added by benbojangles on October 22, 2014 at 5:29am — 13 Comments

FPV Racing taking the lead in France

As you may already heard, FPV Racing is getting famous here in France. We've organized a race on our official field covered by a french TV channel.

In total there were 6 pilots on the starting grid. A simple, effective…


Added by Gamani on October 8, 2014 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Oculus Rift DK2 with MavLink head tracking and HUD, the HUD (OVRPilot part 2)

Its been a while since I posted part 1 on this project. Since then I have been working on the HUD as well as building myself a test copter. Oh, and I've also finally got my 3dr pixhawk,

There is nothing much to show today except…


Added by Nils Högberg on October 6, 2014 at 3:00pm — 16 Comments

Third Person Driving with a drone

Always wanted to try some flying from a moving car, but never thought of driving a car with fpv goggles on, and watching the car form the air. :)

Added by Greg Dronsky on August 13, 2014 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

"Superman" flight mode - intuitive interface design - (Flight Mode Drift + Head-tracker for control)

Started a little pet project as I further develop a flight system that we can use on all of my crafts. This was going to include a uniform setup for several pieces that made the system work for me. I wanted to include a head tracker,as I started getting into this I remembered a episode that I liked very much on Top Gear, yes I am a gear-head also. So as I thought more about it,a nd as I get this setup consistent across the fleet this would be a good time to question how to…


Added by F. C. Bearsch "Tearig" on July 24, 2014 at 12:18pm — 6 Comments

Google Cardboard + 3D FPV

Excuse me if I'm missing a beat, but It could be a cool hack to combine the google cardboard VR kit:

with a skyped-to-your-smartphone 3D fpv video.…


Added by benbojangles on July 14, 2014 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

3D FPV camera The BlackBird

Hello! Today I want to tell You about the company's product FPV3DCam (, a little and beautiful, you can say first of its kind - 3D video camera for fpv. 

And thus, meet - …


Added by Egor_FPV3DCam on July 1, 2014 at 1:30pm — 50 Comments

Quanum DIY FPV Goggle Set with Monitor (KIT)

I think a nice goggle set for beginners, the Quanum DIY FPV goggle set with monitor. Not with dual glasses, but a single display that shows the live feed from your video/transmitter set (not included). The resolution is 480p (640x480 pixels) and you can use it with one of the 3 lenses it comes it, whichever fits you best. The goggles can be switched between 16:9 or 4:3 aspect…


Added by CrashingDutchman on June 11, 2014 at 4:21am — 18 Comments

DIY Arducopter with QR X350 body shell frame

I decided to build a new DIY drone, after my previous $10 balsa quad was flying (still fly) successfuly for me. And is still doing her job for aerial panoramas as you…


Added by criro1999 on May 6, 2014 at 7:00pm — 18 Comments

3D Printable Folding Micro H-Quad

Hello, a few weeks ago another DIYD member posted about my 3D printable micro h-quad frame design. I posted the files to about 2 months ago. In that time it has got a lot of attention and has become a featured…


Added by Steve on April 2, 2014 at 10:00am — 8 Comments

A 60 min flying Quad with HD FPV + Hybrid Linux Flight controller

Been some time since I've posted anything, since I've been working on this really big dream project of mine, a quadcopter which can fly for around 60 mins , provide a HD video downlink and have a really powerful flight controller.

I had to consider many things to acheive my goal, especially :



Added by Kabir on March 26, 2014 at 4:30am — 34 Comments


Guess how they got these shots!!


Added by Eduardo Romero on March 17, 2014 at 6:06pm — 11 Comments

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