After a few days of testing I can finally say that all the mods I have done worked out great! The Racestar motors work perfect, the strobes are highly visible, and the colour is just awesome! Here are some pictures and video’s of the UpAir, it look great!
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! especially […]
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 high […]
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 )
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, […]
After another motor failure I have repaired the little Hubsan again. Even though this seems to be a big issue on these drones, I can’t stop loving it. It is a great flyer! It’s a pain to open her up every now and then, but when she’s up and running again it’s a great bird […]
If, for what ever reason, you messed up your UpAir One parameters, or used the wizard function in Mission Planner, you can download my parameters here. These parameters have circle mode enabled, and the stick settings have changed. The drone reacts smoother to stick movements.. makes it look sluggish, but gives you more stable footage, […]
If you’re planning to do the battery mod, you will need a new battery cover as well. Mike Roy has a great page with all kinds of printables for the UpAir. Click to visit his page. Once you have bought your printable you can have it printed at 3D hubs if you don’t have a […]
Mission Planner is a ground control station for Plane, Copter and Rover. It is compatible with Windows only. Mission Planner can be used as a configuration utility or as a dynamic control supplement for your autonomous vehicle. Here are just a few things you can do with Mission Planner: Load the firmware (the software) into […]
Even though the UpAir One is a great drone out of the box, there are some ways to get even more fun out of it, and make it even that little bit better. We are able to increase flight times, calibrate compass, change functions from switches, calibrate gimbal and a lot more. The first mod […]
After owning a few toy grade quads I have now got my hands on something different. I got it via Banggood, prices vary almost daily, but normally prices are between €300,- and €360,- The UpAir One v3! After opening the box I was amazed by the size and weight of the quad. The latest addition […]
I was doing some Christmas shopping at the local discount shop, and I stumbled upon these nice birds. I could not resist… I tried… I really tried…. Uhm, no I didn’t… But since it is a Christmas present, I won’t see it back until Christmas eve, it’s wrapped in a nice paper, and has my […]
These are picture I took on various flights.
Even though all the stuff needed for the mod arrived over a week ago, I still haven’t had time, or the weather did not permit me to fly the mod and actually test it. But today the weather was good, I had some time, and batteries were charged and ready to go. I am always a […]
For the fourth time the Hubsan needs new motors. I still can’t understand why this happens, but I guess it’s all part of the hobby, and I have accepted it. Bad thing is that is the last set I have as spares, so I need to get ordering new ones soon