Runner 250 Advance is ahead of its brother Runner 250. The Runner 250 Advance comes with different design, additional features, and different specifications. This racing drone flies with GPS synchronization. Though, being a racing drone, the GPS is not that important it is still there to make it advanced technology.
Runner 250 Advance has its own camera to take the images and allows you to fix a third party camera over its structure securely, if you needed. The spare parts of this advance drone are available in many online stores. If you are looking for the spare parts, this will help you spot you the store and let you compare the prices.
Walkera Runner 250 Advance
Before we head towards the spare parts, let us have a peek at what makes this racing drone different from its nearest model.
- It has 1000m range from the transmitter and there is a buzzer that lets the pilot know where the aircraft, in case it strands out of range.
- There are lights attached at both the ends of the drone. It is for visibility at the front and for spotting the aircraft from behind with the red LED lights.
- The advanced feature is the GPS feature to help with locating the drone since it has a longer range. The air craft can still fly even in low light conditions. This feature includes a GPS antenna and a GPS transmitter.
- Runner 250 Advance also the additional feature to lock the battery in its place which is not there is the Runner 250 model. The Velcro band is adjustable to tighten the battery in its place.
- The red colored direction light strips help you sport the drone even from a distance. The rear end will have the LED lights so it is not difficult to distinguish them.
- The propellers are designed in new fashion
- There are a pair of whip antennas
- The FPV antenna is upgraded for better FPV feed
- There is also the bumper feature at the front that guards the body of the drone if happens to hit somewhere.
Runner 250 Advance spare parts
Runner 250 Advance propellers: A pair of propellers with one rotating clockwise and the other anticlockwise. An extra pair may be needed with this racing drone that is prone to hitting somewhere or the other. Fix them on the proper motors to enjoy the flight. You can get the propellers in 2 sets, 4 sets, 10 sets and 20 sets. Do note that the propellers of Runner 250 would not fit here, the Runner 250 Advanced its own propellers.
Brushless motors: Like any other drone, Runner 250 Advance also needs 2 types of motors to get flying. One is clockwise and the other is anti-clockwise. Luckily for you, the motor will have its rotating direction written on it making it easier for you to find the replacement. Do note that the clockwise motor needs the propeller that rotates in anti-clockwise direction and vice versa.
Fixed plates are where different accessories of the drone will be fixing to. They are screwed to its place. There is the front motor fixed plate, rear motor fixed plate, and the battery fixed plate. The front motors will be fixed at the ends of the front fixed plate. The rear motor fixed plates will have the rear motors at its ends. The battery fixed plate holds the battery on it and fastened with the available strap. This also happens to be the bottom part of the drone.
Guard: The Guard is the new feature in Runner 250 Advance drone. This when stands upright guards the complete front area of the drone from top to bottom. This comes with screws so that you can immediately fix it in place.
GPS fixing accessory: The new feature of Runner 250 Advance comes with the GPS feature. This GPS system includes the GPS antenna. The antenna comes dissembled with its mushroom parts in 2 pieces with the additional handle and base. The necessary screws are also included in the package.
There is also this GPS module that you need to function the GPS antenna. The module comes inside the main body. It will be connected with the antenna and then to the remote control with the pilot. The GPS module is fastened on its spot with the help of a stretchable strap.
DEVO-RX710(R) Receiver: The DEVO-RX710 receiver is the signal catcher of Runner 250 Advance. The signals to and from the DEVO remote control is handled by this small box like structure. This receiver comes with the wiring and all that are needed for its fixture.
5.8G Mushroom antenna is what sends the signals and feed to the FPV monitor. This is an upgraded version in black and red colors to match the Runner 250 Advance.
Receiver antenna fixing mount is the antenna that sends and receive the signals from the receiver. The signals sent from the receiver device is incoming through these antenna set.
Main control board: This is the chip where all the controls of the Runner 250 Advance will be happening. The complete control of the drone with its speed and motor working al happens from this part.
The power board controls the power of the drone and sends it to different accessories to work. This is connected to the battery and also with other essential parts that need the power, which precisely, almost all parts.
Direction lights: This is a pair of red colored strips that when glow will help you spot the actual direction of the drone, whether it is the rear end or the front end. The rear end will be a spot and the front end will have a light strip.
Red LED lights are for the rear end to otify the pilot that the drone is going away from him.
HD mini camera (1920x1080P/60FPS): The HD camera of Runner 250 Advance has a resolution of 1920 x 1080p. It can transmit the frames at a speed of 60 FPS. Its SD card is 64G and saves the videos in MOV format. The images will be captured at 4000 x 3000 pixels and will be saved in JPG format. The camera comes with screws and the strap for fastening.
Support block for camera: The support frame guards the camera on all sides and fixes in its place. The frame is fixed with screws and attaching pads.
Runner 250 Advance battery: The battery used here is the lithium polymer battery with a power of 11.1V, 2200mAh. This is a rechargeable 3S battery. It allows the flight time of 11 minutes maximum.
Screw set is the complete set of screws of different sizes to help you fix the entire Runner 250 Advance.
Runner 250 Advance backpack: The backpack is the same as the Runner 250. It can hold the Runner 250 Advance easily. There is no major size difference between the 2 Runner 250 designs. With many pockets and enough space for the accessories, it makes easier for you to carry the Runner 250 Advance, wherever you go.
Where to shop?
You can get the Runner 250 Advance spare parts from Walkera shop itself. They are also available at popular stores like Amazon, Bang good, Skydroneusa and many others. Look for the best price for you.