Tag: Spyhawk

Hubsan H301S adds GPS auto return

Hubsan H301S adds GPS auto return

January 1, 2015 20:04 | By | 5 Comments

Spyhawk early adopters were a bit miffed to find that Hubsan had canceled the planned release of an add-on GPS module for existing Spyhawk owners, citing technical problems. Well apparently there’s no problem releasing a brand new version of the Spyhawk that has GPS auto return.

Hubsan did update the original design multiple times, for example adding an actual external antenna on the transmitter instead of the fake rubber ducky.

The new Hubsan now comes in two colors (classic white and a snazzy new black version), adds colored LEDs on the wings, and of course features GPS guidance for an auto-return function. No word on any additional GPS flight modes yet, or whether this version will have the ability to disable the built-in gyro stabilization remotely.

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Banggood.com has a tentative price of USD $360.- but Hubsan has not confirmed the price yet.

If you are looking to add GPS auto return to an existing model for little money, you might want to consider giving the T1000FC we reviewed some time ago a try.

Specs of the new H301S after the break.

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Fatshark Spyhawk Bundle by Hobbyking

Fatshark Spyhawk Bundle by Hobbyking

September 1, 2014 11:35 | By | Add a Comment

Let’s face it, the Hubsan Spyhawk is not the most amazing piece of RC gear that you could get. For pure beginners it does have its virtues however. The experience was hampered by an inflated price (early sets sold for as much as 400 dollars) and a stabilization system that could not be disabled. That the original transmitter had an extremely short battery life didn’t help either.

Hobbyking is now offering a package that includes the Hubsan Spyhawk v2, the Fatshark Teleporter v3 goggles, a 5.8GHz Fatshark-compatible video transmission system with cloverleaf antenna, and the console-controller sized Hubsan transmitter without integrated TFT screen. The whole package retails for USD 299.-

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All things considered, that price tag is decent. The goggles aren’t going to rock your world (and with Oculus-sized FOV goggles soon to become the norm, the current 40-ish degree FOV goggles are going to be obsolete by next year), the transmitter is basically a toy, and the Spyhawk itself isn’t the most amazing plane there is – but as whole, that’s not a bad package for beginners.

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GLB now distributing Hubsan FPV toys

GLB now distributing Hubsan FPV toys

August 6, 2012 7:17 | By | Add a Comment

Is the wire mess of typical FPV setups not your thing? Goodluckbuy is now distributing pretty much the whole lineup of Hubsan.com, at quite attractive prices.

The Westland Lynx single rotor fpv helicopter with FPV remote is on sale for $221, the coaxial rotor version of the Invader helicopter also costs $221. There’s also a coax version of the Lynx available for $260. The good old Spyhawk V2 can be yours for just $250, and as always with GoodLuckBuy, this already includes shipping.