Stan D

Stan is the editor at RCDrone101.com where we are passionate about all things Remote Control and especially Drones! We want you to know as much about them as possible before you buy and when you are getting used to them. There are a lot of questions about RC & drones and that's where we come in, to help you with relevant information.

Ever Seen A Hexacopter? Different Kinds Of Copters With Examples!

Drone copters abound. There are a number of advantages to different types of copters and in this artciel we are going to discuss the differences between a tricopter, a quadcopter, an octocopter, and a hexacopter. We’ll also provide you some examples about different models so that we can help you make an informed decision should …

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So You’re Wondering How To Dispose Of Lipo Batteries?

Lithium polymer batteries. They are strong, efficient, and toted as fairly environmentally friendly. So how do you dispose of them to make 100% sure that you aren’t contributing to local pollution factors? In this article we will discuss Lithium polymer batteries and some of the methods that you can employ to safely get rid of …

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How Do I Find RC Repair Shops Near Me?

RC vehicles are fun but they are definitely not toys. In most cases, they could be argued to simply be ‘miniatures’. Sure, there are exceptions, but high end RC cars and trucks have things like intake valves for purifying gas, disc brakes, aluminum shock caps, and more. It’s part of the appeal, after all. They …

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RC Quadcopter Drone Vs. Drone – What’s the Deal?

If you’re in the market for your first drone, or buying for somebody else, you’re likely overcome with questions about what it is you need to buy. It is likely that you’ve scoured over some websites giving you information about various flying machines, like the RC quadcopter drone.  And even though these sites use the terms interchangeably, …

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New Or Refurbished Phantom 3/4 Best Buys – An Exciting Investment!

Perhaps one of the most exciting pieces of tech a person can own is the Phantom 4 which is frequently bought from ‘Best Buy’. This drone seems to have it all going on when you get right down to it. The design is nothing less than slick, and this little guy goes everywhere with its remote-control capabilities. …

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Best Racing Drones For Sale 101 – From Occasional Flight to Racing Hobby

After months, or maybe even years, of mastering your drone know-how, you find yourself wanting to take the plunge from subtle hobby to drone racer! But unlike the toy versions you may have used up to this point, racing drones are a beast unto themselves and there are some very unique considerations to take into …

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Are RC Helicopters With Live Cameras Really Still Worth It?

There is so much talk today of drones, many people forget that no-so-long-ago the only radio-controlled contraptions flying about above us weren’t drones at all. From expensive kids toys to sleek and elaborate big kid designs, RC helicopters had a proper and seemingly permanent place in the sky, and despite the recent drone onslaught, it …

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Faster, Freer and Farther: Today’s Best Long Range Distance Drones

Most people consider drones a modern idea, and, while the technology is certainly advanced, the concept of drones is not so new. In fact, Austrians used the very simple idea of releasing unmanned flying objects – namely explosive-laden balloons – to attack the Italian city of Venice, all the way back in 1849. Sure, it …

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Best RC Submarines (With Camera & Torpedoes!)

The Fun & The Facts of RC Submarine From humble beginnings, remote-controlled vehicles have captured the minds (and money!) of many adventurous souls. Often referred to as “RC” or “Radio-Controlled,” these machines allow users to go new places in an exciting way. Often beginning during childhood, and continuing into adulthood, RC vehicles have provided countless …

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