"Watch these great videos on ducted propulsion and why the coander effect can be your worst enemy. The second one gets right to it, but the first one really explains some of the theory. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cew5JF8q6eY…"
"I use a Xiaomi Yi that outputs to a 200mhz Vtx and I love flying around with goggles on. Video quality is much better than a board camera and it saves weight (delay doesn't matter). This alone makes my investment in my Iris+ worth every penny.
"Theoretically, yes. I don't know what requirements are of the wifi board. It *might* need ground between the rpi and the wifi board?
I believe the rpi will consume as much as 2A and an happily run a USB wifi module like this…"
"You can use a Turnigy SBEC rated for up to 26V input w/ 5/6 volt switchable output @5A. As opposed to a UBEC that burns power to output the right voltage, a Switching Battery Eliminator Circuit will only use what is asked from it and at lower input…"
"I would HIGHLY recommend learning to fly on the sticks before you do anything else! Learning to fly is so much fun and it will seriously help you later on. I know of first and second hand experience where something went wrong and the pilot was…"
"There are other outfits out there that never really get discussed, like AirWare. They're after Enterprise business and are succeeding. When you get John Chambers on board you suddenly have a ton of access to serious business markets. These companies…"