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Looking for the most popular FPV racing drone radio controller, a controller with multi-protocol capability, long-range module bay or the greatest value? Our comparison table is designed to point you towards the FPV racing drone radio controller most suitable for you. For more in-depth review videos click the video symbols. Though Frsky proves most popular in the FPV community vote, amongst racers the more premium Futaba is king. Alex Vanover comments that ‘Me, BMS Thomas, Shaun Taylor, minchan, Johnny, skitzo, pawelosfpv, bullfpv, nurk and many others use futaba’ and recommends the Futaba ‘16sz’ and ‘18sz’ for racing. Check out our top flight racer builds to learn about other hardware used by racers including Alex Vanover. If you’re new to FPV racing drones use the decision flowchart below to get flying.
Interactive CLICK flowchart for product or comparison matrix links. Download printable flowchart HERE. 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.