Top 5 best ESCs and top 5 best flight controllers list by Drone Insider. Which do you prefer ?

New year 2017 has begun. The yearly top 5 best ESCs and flight controllers list has updated. This list was fully concluded by professional pilots’ experiences and their objective performance.

Maybe you won’t feel strange to them. Curious about what are the best popular and whether the ESC or flight controller you own is involved in this list?

Let’s look into the list together.

Top 5 best ESCs 

Every half year Drone Insider announce the top 5 list on ESC, flight controller, motor or frame quads which turn to be the most important component for drones. During the past year 2016, drone market has experienced many changes with drone companies developing new drone products thus pushing this industry go ahead.

Top 5 best ESCs listed by Drone Insider are as follows:

  • Kiss 24A Race Edition

It has been twice for Kiss Race Edition scrapping to the top of this list. With new features such as Oneshot42(a superfast version of Oneshot125) and onewire telemetry, it enables you to get information on current draw from individual ESC, which can then be sent to your Flight Controller(currently only the KISS FC can receive the telemetry data, but since the protocol is open source we could see it appearing in Cleanflight sometime soon).


  • Spedix 30a ESC HV 3-6s DSHOT

Smaller, reliable and affordable! These Spedix HV 30a ESCs are not onlf fast and responsive thanks to the silky smooth of BLHeli S. Smaller than many of the other ESCs on the market, this ESC will not only help you shave those precious ‘g’ s, but it also supports up to a 6S battery and run the latest DShot 600 firmware.


  • DYS XSD30A

Another BLHeli_S ESC, DYS XSD30A, the successor the the highly commendable XS series of DYS ESCs. The key upgrade over the precious XS30A is that the XSD30A are able to run Dshot straight out of the box, perfect for those who want to try the digital motor protocol.


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  • T-Motor F30A FPV 30A

Known for making some of the highest quality products, T-Motor released such BLHeli_S Dshot capable ESCs. It gives you the option to shave off a few grams if you won’t try any crazy 6S action. Like many of the ESCs on this list, they have solder pads so don’t have to desolder those silly presoldered wires.


  • Sunrise Cicada 30A BLheli S

Proven with a variety of set ups and can take 8k gyro without desyncing. If you are looking for some reliable BLHeli S ESCs these would be a good bet, they are starting to prove their worth, helping to make BLHeli S and new industry standard.


We will post the other top 5 best flight controllers, motors and frame quads list for you at later time, please continue to focus on us.


Rescue-2 Gimbal with built-in 10x zoom camera, unique design for your flying.

Good news for you here!

Rescue-2 gimbal is now taking pre-order!


From the appearance, it looks like an egg. We also orally called it” egg gimbal”.

Versatile tool for certain rescue and search missions

As the second generaton of Rescue series,  Rescue-2 gimbal with built-in 10x zoom HD camera, can be widely used in various rescue and search missions, including mountain rescue, ground search and rescue, urban search and rescue, combat or air-sea search and rescue.



 You may have a question like this: Is there any difference from Rescue-1?

  • One key to lock, shoot and return to center

One big difference in Rescue-2 gimbal: one key to lock, shoot and return to center. It may greatly faciliate your operation and bring you comfortable experience.


  • 1035 wide range lens

Rescue-2 gimbal adopt 1035 lens, bringing users wider range, more clear video. You don’t need to worry about the limited range in aerial photograph.


  • No temperature drift

Another big difference lies in the absense of temperature drift. Temperature drift is the change of  semiconductor parameter caused by temperature change. Rescue-2 gimbal contributes to protect your camera from ultra-low temperature condition in special search and rescue missions. In cold weather, built-in10x zoom camera in Rescue-2 may automatically heat itself in spite of temperature drift.


What’s more, due to the size, convenience and the depoly time, Rescue-2 gimbal is a good choice for particular rescue missions. The combination of transmitter and receivers can give you a live view back at the mission base and alow for coordinating crews in real time giving an effective means for obtainning the best possible outcome.



  • Operating temperature: lowest to 30degree below zero. 

Rescue-2 gimbal turns to be more resistent to cold temperature. We have made many experiments putting this egg gimbal into an refrigerator or other cold container or outdoor coldy weather. To our surprise the gimbal turn to work very well.

More working characteristics  are as follows or you can check it at FPVMODEL website.