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
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
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
Do you want to calibrate the gimbal, then have a look at below video. Calibration is a good thing, it makes sure that the horizon is absolutely level, and we all want that for the best possible shots. You will need to open the cover of the gimbal’s internals and
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
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
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
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
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
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
Drones4Life has started in 2016, After a few months I can happily say that I have helped a lot of people start this hobby. Before spring of 2016 I had never seen a drone, until a family member showed me one. I liked it alot, and not long after I got one myself.
The weather is so bad outside, but I had to have my flying fix. Grabbed the little LiDi drone, put in a lipo and there she went… I still like this drone a lot! great fun, even inside You could buy one here if you want one: http://www.gearbest.com/rc-quadcopters/pp_427833.html#lkid=10209927
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I got my hands on a Hubsan X4 Desire H502E You can get one as well… it’s available at Banggood It’s the cheapest RTF drone available that has GPS,you can get it as cheap as €90.- shipped. It has brushed motors that explain the price. Some see it as
One app I often use before deciding to take flight is UAV Forecast. This is a very handy app that can help you decide to fly your drone or not. The app is pretty basic, and shows all you need to know in 1 screen. Adjustments can be made to