Chapter 8. FPV Fundamentals

Watching your rotorcraft or fixed-wing R/C plane fly is always fun, but the experience really comes to life when you get to peer directly through the “eyes” of your aircraft, as if riding along inside it.

In R/C circles, this is called “first-person view,” or more commonly, FPV. It refers to piloting a model aircraft from the perspective of the aircraft itself, via an onboard video camera, wirelessly linked to a ground station, streaming real-time video to be displayed on goggles worn by the pilot.

There are several ways to set up FPV on your rig; this guide should help you understand the general requirements and get you ...

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