Tiny Whoop Drones 101¶
White Belt: Tiny Whoop Simulator¶
- Buy Radio Master T8 Pro Mode2($69.99) good for rc planes too. Or alternatively
- Get Tiny Whoop Go Simulator No Cost (PC, Mac). Or Buy Velocidrone £16.99 and Micro Class Quads Premium Content £4.00 (Linux,Windows,Mac)
Download and install Tiny Whoop Go or Velocidrone + Micro Class Quads. Connect Radio Control to computer with included usb cable. Calibrate the radio in your OS. Run Tiny Whoop Go or Velocidrone and do training missions. Once you can fly well in Simulator and complete a tiny whoop course passing through all gates in under 4 minutes you can advance to yellow Belt
Yellow Belt: Tiny Whooping in Real Life¶
FPV Goggles 1. Hawkeye Little Pilot AR+DVR $115.99 1. OR get these googles with HDMI in port which allows you to use them as normal FPV goggles and also connect them to a monitor output of a computer for full immersive FPV simulator use. New V2.0 Version FXT VIPER 5.8GHz Diversity FPV Goggles w/DVR $179.00 1. Google Batteries 2Pcs Rechargeable Lithium Battery 7.4V 1500mAh with Battery Charger $23.98 1. Plug adapters XT60 Female to Male Deans T Plug Connector Adapters $8.99
Tiny Whoop Drone 1. Buy NewBeeDrone AcroBee BeeBrainPro BNF Important! select Protocol FRSKY/FUTABA $79.99 2. Buy NewBeeDrone BDR Brushed Motor 3 Pack Motor Set Silver $23.99
Batteries and Charger 1. NewBeeDrone Nitro Nectar Gold 250mAh 1S HV LiPo Battery get at least 4 batteries, I suggest getting 8, so you can fly more while waiting for batteries to recharge. $47.92 2. Charger UP-S6 1S LiPo Battery Charger LiPo/LiHV Charger for Blade Inductrix Tiny Whoop mCX mCPX Micro Losi Connector $27.99 1. Charger power supply Crazepony AC to DC Power Adapter $12.99
Prep steps 4. Take apart tiny whoop drone completely documenting the process. 5. Re-build tiny whoop drone with silver motors, silver motors are much easier to learn to fly on.
Other tiny whoop kit options¶
If you don’t wear glasses or bifocals or want a simpler, but more closed source drone kit, try this complete tiny whoop drone kit. This offers less flexibility but has a lower total cost.
Airgineers: Micro Drone Design with Fusion 360 thanks KP Nfr!