Are you into racing? What about drone racing? Yes! It is already possible, people are doing it. And if you thought you had to build your own racing drone, you are wrong. There are already great pre-built drones (assembly needed) capable of flying at an outstanding speed.
Walkera Furious 320
- Design - 9/109/10
- Battery life - 8/108/10
- Features - 9/109/10
- Ease of use - 8/108/10
THE GOOD : Top speed of 120km (80 miles) per hour, with no mods or new parts. Very good quality camera already included in the package capable of recording flight footage while transmitting Live Video at 60 frames per second. Tilt-motors give drone that extra comfort and boost when flying.
THE BAD : It’s a heavy drone, heavier than most racers. This is mainly due to the battery. Such weight also makes it a slow turner. When turning right or left you can definitely feel its weight.
BOTTOM LINE : Overall it is a very good introduction drone to enthusiasts looking to start racing. If camera quality is a concern you will be happy with Furious 320. At the end of the day, this little beast will be a great racer but not the type to win serious races. For that it still needs to see that weight reduced.
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Walkera Furious 320 Specs:
Camera : 1080p 60FPS HD Camera
Main rotor diameter : 167mm
Drone size : 328 x 254 x 118mm
Weight : 810g (without battery)
Radio Controller : DEVO 7 and 10
Emitter : TX5821(FFC)/TX5820(CE)
Brushless motor : WK-WS-28-015(CW/CCW)
Brushless ESC : FRIOUS 320(CW/CCW)
Flight time : 9 to 10 minutes
Battery : 14.8V 2600mAh 25C 4S Lipo
Price : Check price on Amazon.com
The best thing is you can watch in real time directly to FPV (First Person View) Goggles whatever the drone is watching. Today, we at DronesGlobe, are reviewing Walkera’s newest racing drone. After they first released Runner 250, they have now released Furious 320. A drone capable of flying at 120km per hour (80 miles per hour). A unique thing about this quadcopter is its motors. Furious 320 features articulated motors. Making Furious 320 Walkera’s first tilt-motor racer. Let’s take a deeper look into this fast racer, let’s start with our Walkera Furious 320 review :
Quality of workmanship and materials:
Furious 320 features four brushless articulated motors. In other words, its mean they rotate forward as the pilot gives the quad more stick, resulting in the quadcopter body remaining steady and aerodynamic, instead of leaning 45º, as it usually occurs with drones. This reduces drag and allows for a faster acceleration.
Furious 320 frame is built with a strong type of material: carbon fibre. However a few sections of this drone are made of plastic, (for example, some parts of the motors). In light of this, Furious 320 is not the resistant drone out there in the business sector. Yet, it still is capable of bearing some hard crashes! You might notice that Furious 320 is a bit heavier than most racing drones, this is not because of its material. It is a result of the 4S 2600mah battery, a somewhat heavy battery.
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Furious 320 comes with a high-quality built-in camera. This camera has 12MP, and is able to shoot 1080p video and taking photos with 3000×4000 size. A great thing about this racer’s FPV camera is the capability of recording flight footage while still transmitting live video. Usually most pilots have to attach another camera to the drone, to enable them to record, since most cameras do not have this dual functionality. FPV transmission works in 5.8 Ghz frequency with a Live View Speed of 60 frames per second. Definitely a great camera already included in the package. Furious 320 also has an upgraded version of their OSD (On-Screen Display) which provides live flight data to the pilot. The upgraded OSD is now more responsive and information such as the Roll and Pitch degrees was added. That’s all about camera, let’s keep on with out Walkera Furious 320 review..
Note: There is a CC3D version of Furious 320 which comes with an 800tvl camera instead.
Flying experience :
Furious 320 is compatible with both DEVO 7 and 10 radio controller. Two older generation Walkera transmiters. However, still very powerful with 10 channels. It works in 2.4 Ghz frequency, it has an ARM micro computer system and uses 4.8V-6V 1300mAH batteries.
Using energy-saving LED technology, the lights will warn the pilots when the racer changes direction, which is very useful to avoid colliding with other drones during flight.
Furious 320 can record the return point, and calculate the remaining flight time based on the distance and height. When battery power is low, the system will automatically prompt return, allowing a more accurate and safer flying positioning
What an amazing racer don’t you agree? Flying at 120km per hour, straight out of the box, without modifications or upgraded parts really is outstanding. Unfortunately is a bit heavier and it as a slow turning, but nothing which will prevent it from becoming an awesome racing drone with a couple tweaks. What is your opinion? Please leave a comment bellow. We at DronesGlobe are always pleased to read what you have to say. Keep on racing!