Getting an FCC License to Fly FPV

Getting an FCC License to Fly FPV

One thing most multirotor pilots interested in flying with FPV technology don’t realize is that one of the prerequisites to flying FPV is getting an amateur radio licence from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Don’t let this dampen your...
Multirotors and the Law (Specifically the FAA)

Multirotors and the Law (Specifically the FAA)

The past couple of years have seen a dramatic increase in the popularity of multirotor aircraft piloting as a hobby, as well as for potential commercial applications. The rapidly decreasing cost of multirotor flight systems, like the KK2.1 flight controller, coupled...
Maximizing Multirotor Battery Life

Maximizing Multirotor Battery Life

Battery life is perhaps the greatest limitation for multirotors. Even with a very large, heavy, and expensive high-capacity battery, most multirotor aircraft will struggle to get ten minutes of flight time. Now, even five minutes of flight time seems much longer when...
Maximizing Multirotor Video Quality

Maximizing Multirotor Video Quality

If you are at all interested in doing aerial videography (and it is a great hobby that I would certainly encourage you to try) your biggest challenge is going to be optimizing the quality of your videos. Maximizing multirotor video quality is synonymous with...