Interactive matrix may take a few seconds to load… CLICK matrices for latest prices. *DRONE RACING INTERNATIONAL FPV group was asked to vote for their ‘Favourite flight controller for 5″ quads‘. Weight data sourced from product descriptions. The majority of links on this table are affiliate links. I receive a commission (at no extra cost to you) if you make a purchase after clicking one of the affiliate links. Support FPVcompare directly by becoming a Patreon supporter.
Are you searching for a flight controller for your 5″ racing or freestyle FPV drone, with the greatest popularity, lowest weight or best value? Our comparison matrix is designed to point you towards the flight controller most suitable for you. If you want to know which flight controller is used by championship-winning FPV racers, check out part lists from ‘Racer X‘ and other top-flight FPV racers. Next, discover other community favourites and or use the decision flowchart below to navigate current FPV racing drone technology.
Interactive CLICK flowchart for product or comparison matrix links. For links to the illustrated RACER PARTS and FREESTYLE PARTS visit the FPV Community Picks page. FPV = First person view, PNP = plug and play, which requires you purchase a seperate controller and receiver to plug into the multirotor flight controller then bind, bind & fly quads require you purchase and bind a seperate controller, LiPo = Lithium-polymer, Whoop = 55-75mm size multirotor with a 1S LiPo, Powerwhoop = 75mm whoop with a more powerful 2S LiPo. Cinewhoop = 75mm or above Powerwhoop with HD recording function. Flowcart inspired by Gulzar’s ‘Want to fly quadcopters’ flowchart at FPVfrenzy.