FPV RC flying stands for First Person View Remote Control Flying. It is an exciting and adrenaline-filled way to fly remote control aircraft. With FPV RC flying, you wear a headset with a screen to put yourself "in the pilot's seat" and experience the thrill of controlling the aircraft as if you were in the cockpit.
To fly FPV RC aircraft, you will need to have the necessary RC aircraft and the components for FPV flying. This includes the aircraft itself, goggles/FPV headset, FPV camera and video transmitter and receiver, long range antennas, controller, and related cables and adapters.
These components work together to create a video feed between the pilot and the aircraft, allowing you to see what the camera on your aircraft sees. The video feed is streamed directly to the headset, so you are able to control the aircraft while looking through the goggles and experiencing the thrill of flying remotely.
FPV RC flying provides an unprecedented level of realism and excitement. With the right equipment, you can now get an immersive experience that was once only available to professional pilots. This technology is still relatively new and is constantly evolving, with new FPV aircraft and technology being developed every year.
If you're interested in getting started with FPV RC flying, a great place to start is with a Ready-to-Fly (RTF) FPV setup. This type of setup already comes with all the necessary components and requires minimal setup. Another option is to build your own FPV setup from individual components. This can provide greater customization, cost savings, and it gives you a deeper understanding of the technology behind FPV RC flying.
No matter which route you choose to go, with the right approach and knowledge FPV RC flying can be an incredibly rewarding hobby. Happy flying!