Replacement parts, alternatives and upgrades

This section provides an overview of replacement parts, as well as alternatives or upgrades for parts included in the HoverGames drone kit.

NXP sells the complete drone kits and separate FMU modules and telemetry radios. The list of components available directly from NXP is available here:

  • KIT-HGDRONEK66 - Complete drone hardware kit including RDDRONE-FMUK66

  • RDDRONE-FMUK66 - NXP flight controller using the 180 MHz Kinetis K66 (also previously known as the NXPhlite FMU)

  • HGD-TELEM915 - Holybro 915 MHz telemetry radio set (Americas)

  • HGD-TELEM433 - Holybro 433 MHz telemetry radio set (Europe)

Other FMUs, HGDRONE kits and equipment will have similar naming conventions as they are introduced.

Many other parts are commonly found at hobby shops or on online retailers. Some suggested sourced are listed in the following pages. In addition many parts or upgrades can be fabricated or 3d printed.