Well, my Santa knows how to please me indeed. I think I have got the best presents in the world, and he was early! Christmas eve! First there is a custom heli pad, with the logo on it! Ow boy how I like that! it is great to have my very own unique helipad! 0
A lot of new pilots are joining every day, and they are all very keen to get up in the air! This is great of course, and if you fly with care and caution there is no reason not to like it. But, all these new drones could cause a new risk.. LiPo fires! especially0
This afternoon I had some time to go and fly drones with my daughter. She loves to fly the Hubsan H502 I have, and I took my UpAir with me. We had a good hour of flying, and it was great fun. Above the trees it was a bit windy, I didn’t go that high0
As an UpAir One owner you might have noticed that the integrated camera falls to 1 side when you switch off your drone. This is due to the weight of the gimbal motor that controls the tilt of the camera. In my opinion this weight on 1 side has influence on the motor that controls0
As you might have read in this post I have calibrated the gimbal of my UpAir, and the program I have used is available for download on this page, and it’s called Simple Brushless Gimbal Controller. You can only use the 2.2 b2 version on the UpAir gimbal, newer and older versions won’t work. There is a0
Did you know that windsocks actually tell a lot about wind speeds? Next time you see one close to where you are flying, or if you are on your way to another great flying spot and see one of these, read them! they could help you decide to fly or not.
UpAir did the same with the LEDs as DJI did, red in front, green in the back. I have swapped them around… Red is now rear, green is the front. It just makes more sense. Sorry for my horrible Phone camera..
Last Sunday I organised a drone meeting, and this is the footage of it. Never mind the wobbly footage, it was very windy and the UpAir had to work very hard to keep things straight. I have never flown with these kinds of winds before (windforce 3 – 4 )
As you might have read in my previous post I have had a hard landing with the UpAir. No major damage other than a damper that got lost in the grass. But, the UpAir had a minor deviation to the right and I wanted to know why. So i exposed the USB port. And I hooked0
We have organised a drone event today with Zutphantom The location was stunning, and it was great to fly there! There were a lot of people, with all sorts of drones. We’ve seen the Mavic, but also a lot of Inspires. There were Yuneecs and the well known Phantom. A couple of racers also joined,0