GetFPV is proud to present FPV News – Episode 11 with Average Hobbyist, aka Randy Mertl, submitted to us via the GetFPV Community Program. Check out his video below!
Summary of FPV News – Episode 11
In this episode of FPV News, Average Hobbyist covers some of the new gear and events happening in the FPV world! First up, some new releases from Team Blacksheep!
TBS Sky Kable
The Sky Kable gives your goggles freedom from the battery by getting it off the head strap. It has a button to power the goggles on and off, and will take any 2-6S battery you have laying around. It comes with a variety connectors, and will also power the fan!
The Fusion has been released! A new goggle module from TBS, created in partnership with BrainFPV and Achilles. Boasting features like active video fusion which reduces breakup and increases range, along with future Crossfire integration, this might be your next new goggle module!
Foxeer has announced plans for their own goggle module, the Wildfire! So far, information is a little scarce, however there are some specs available on Foxeer’s Facebook. You can check out that info here: Foxeer Wildfire
EMAX Nano 5.8GHz FPV Antenna
EMAX has released the smallest circular polarized antennas available currently, the EMAX Nano. It comes in both left and right hand varieties, and a 3dbi gain, it’s a perfect pairing for your microquad! Available in SMA and MMCX connectors.
Fat Shark Byte Frost Digital HD FPV System
Fast on the heels of the release of the DJI Digital HD FPV System, Fat Shark has announced plans for their own iteration, the Fat Shark Byte Frost. Currently, Fat Shark is preparing for a release, so stay tuned for updates! You can read more about it on Fat Shark’s Facebook here: Fat Shark Byte Frost
Pyrodrone Hyperlite F4 Flight Controller V2
The popular Hyperlite F4 Flight Controller has had an upgrade! The V2 has an included VTX Pit Mode switch on board to enable you utilize a switch on your transmitter to enable it. This allows the pilot to test the FPV system, even at an race event.
Flynoceros Sköll V3
Flynoceros has released the Sköll V3, with new and enhanced features! The durable and versatile frame comes in three different variants, the Classic, the Specialist, and the TAQ Edition. From freestyle flying to capturing that cinematic shot, the Sköll V3 has you covered!
360 Hobbies Dracolich
Looking for a tight and mean looking FPV frame for your next build? Check out the 360 Hobbies Dracolich. Sure to intimidate you opponents at your next race or freestyle event!
360 Hobbies Drone Retreat
360 Hobbies is putting on a Drone Retreat at Nakoma Resort in Clio, California. The retreat runs November 1st-4th and has events like TinyWhoop time, freestyle competitions, and long range flying. Check out the event at 360 Hobbies website: 360 Hobbies
Caddx Tarsier V2
Caddx is soon to release the Caddx Tarsier V2, with upgraded performance, wider FOV, and a glass lens for better clarity. The Tarsier uses twin cameras to provide both FPV feed and HD recording up to 4K. Keep on the lookout!
Rotor Riot Vanover Edition FPV Camera
The team over at Rotor Riot along with Alex Vanover have released the Vanover Edition of the RunCam Sparrow 2 FPV Camera, preset with Alex’s preferred camera settings.
Ripping Ovaries Freestyle Competition
Jamie Ann, AKA LittleStellarFox, recently put on a freestyle contest for the women of the FPV community, and it was great to watch what these fantastic pilots could do! Congrats to BlueOwlFPV, StephFPV, and l1l1th1um on thier 1st, 2nd and 3rd place respective wins. Great job ladies, keep up the excellent flying! Want to catch up on the competition, check out the Ripping Ovaries YouTube!
Rotor Riot: Kwads and Coffee
The next Kwads and Coffee takes place October 5th at the Rotor Riot headquarters in Orlando. If you’re free and want to join in, it starts at 9am!
NorCal Drone Contest
Check out the NorCal Drones Instagram page for Randy’s contest where he will be giving away a set of 3D printed ducts from StanFPV for your 5″ FPV frame. Check out the link above to get the Instagram page!
Don’t forget to check out the Flowstyle Series contest on Randy’s Instagram as well. Not just the winners get prizes here!
That’s it for this episode! Make sure and check back for more awesome FPV News!