Sample Equipment to Build 450mm Drone for Team Drone Challenge

This is a list of parts to build a basic drone that can fly in the CNY Drones Annual Team Drone Challenge. To be successful in completing the various missions additional electronics and/or materials will need to be added based on your team’s mission goals. CNY Drones does not guarantee the availability of any parts... Read More

LIFTOFF – Flight Simulator FREE this Weekend on Steam

This weekend, 2018-11-09 through 2018-11-11 LIFTOFF, an FPV Simulator, is free on Steam. If you are not familiar with Steam; Steam (https://store.steampowered.com/) is a digital distribution platform developed by Valve Corporation for purchasing and playing video games. Liftoff is an award winning simulation game by LuGus Studios, that translates the rush of first-person view drone racing... Read More

High Voltage (HV) LiPo Battery Charging with the AOKoda CX610HV Charger

First Learn about LiPo Batteries Learn all about LiPo Batteries here: https://www.cnydrones.org/lipo-batteries-and-safety-for-beginners/ Battery Charger The charger we are using in this example is the AOKoda CX610HV 6 Channel 1S LiPo Battery Charger 4.35V Version 1A Micro Charger DC/XT60: https://www.amazon.com/CX610HV-Channel-Battery-Connectors-Inductrix/dp/B071ZZ2LB1 It is for charging 1s (1 cell) LiPo batteries only. Also, because this is the HV version, this... Read More

Betaflight Configurator – No Longer a Chrome Extension – Where to Get It Now

This video from Joshua Bardwell, who is a great resource if you want to learn really technical details about drones and their components, explains that the Betaflight Configurator Chrome app has been discontinued. Well, technically, ALL Chrome apps have been discontinued. Because Google decided to kill them off. In the video below, he will show... Read More