Acehe Drone Battery review…..

drone_rules With drone racing progressing so fast, the limiting factor is currently the battery. Acehe have recently released a new series of drone racing li-po batteries. In this video i give my thought on the Acehe drone battery.

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What you need to race drones……

With the drone racing hobby growing at a crazy rate, there are a lot of new comers looking to get started racing. This is a guide of what you need to race drones. I will try and keep all parts and links up to date as new components are released.

Quad: drone_rules Probably the most difficult choice in droneracing is deciding which race quad you would like to fly. There is a huge variety of choices and everyone has their favourite. A great starting point for a beginner is the trusted ZMR. It is an oldie, but it still holds up well to newer frames. The ZMR is cheap but robust and spares and upgrades are readily available, which is a key factor if you want to race.
For the more seasoned pilots who want a dedicated racing frame, the TSX by Stanton Frames and the Shrike by xLabs are two of the most popular frames ive seen on the race circuit.

Click for ZMR Frame
Click for Stanton Frames
Click for xLabs

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So, what are the RULES?

The UK Air-space is generally controlled and regulated by the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) whose main job is to safe-guard civil and commercial aircraft by enforcing the Air Navigation Order (ANO).

Along with civil and commercial aircraft the CAA is also currently responsible for regulating the use of small unmanned un-manned aerial vehicles (SUAVs) which remote control air-craft fall under the guise of.

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House of Lords calls for UK Drone Register

drone_licenseThe House of Lords EU Committee are considering which rules should be introduced for the safe use of UAVs and it has also recommended that all UAV/Drone pilots should be registered.

This move appears to mainly be industry focused with the initial requirement for all commercial & professional users to be registered first.

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