Month: January 2013

  • WLToys v939 Flight Controller

    WLToys v939 Flight Controller

    I received my v939 flight controller aka RX board. And I had to look up the motor direction to ensure I installed the board properly. For those using this FlySky compatible flight controller, here’s an image of the board with the motor direction annotated as well as where the motor should be plugged into.

  • New Landing Skids

    New Landing Skids

    I want to share the landing skids I design and cut out by hand using a dremel. Guess where I got the inspiration. ;) I had some leftover .8mm CF I used for the mSRX brushless mount so I cut my first one out of that. I need to find some thinner, probably .5 or […]

  • Traxxas QR-1 is the Hubsan X4

    Traxxas QR-1 is the Hubsan X4

    Many hobbyist on the forums have been enjoying the Hubsan X4 micro quadcopter. Now that Traxxas is bringing that quad to the US market under then guise of the QR-1, many more people will get to enjoy this tiny little quad copter. We all have seen photos of how small the X4 is, but check […]

  • GWS EP5443 Props

    GWS EP5443 Props

    I just got some GWS EP5443 props in from Banggood. Users on the HeliFreak thread mentioned that it improved performance of their mQX. RCGroups also has a couple of threads (New GWS props for mQX and EZ v929 Performance Prop Upgrade) about these GWS props, and most say it’s an improvement over the stock props.  So, I […]

  • Blade Nano CP X Brushless Guide

    Blade Nano CP X Brushless Guide

    I just finished putting together a step by step guide to upgrade your Nano CP X to brushless. Using the Dozuki software available for free on It’s the same software that iFixIt uses, which allows you to generate a PDF, or XML of the guide at anytime. It’s also a living document, so anybody […]

  • Syma X1 Flight Controller

    Syma X1 Flight Controller

    Just received my Syma X1 flight controller. Ordered from Banggood on November 26th and it just got here. If you need things right away, either pay for express shipping or find an alternative source. But Banggood’s price is usually pretty good on stuff you don’t need right away. Syma X1 board on the left and […]