Meet Napkin, my new super light FPV quad. Making it was a test of patience and my soldering skills. Another one? A week or so ago, I was flying Ripley with all of it’s brand new FPV gear strapped on. First of all, that was super duper fun. I then decided to shoot a gap […]
On Wednesday last week, I finally got my Vortex ready to fly. All the pieces were here. All the batteries charged. All the cameras were strapped on. It was game on to finally take the plunge and try out FPV (First Person View flying). I took Thursday and Friday off to do just that. AND […]
I’m getting a bit better. I need to smooth out my turns and tilt the camera a bit more.
Football has a diehard fan base, deeply ingrained tradition, and looks incredible on giant 4k televisions. Right now, robotic sports mostly just looks cool when you watch the YouTube videos on your laptop. But the community and money is hitting a turning point. There is an opportunity to go someplace new and weird. A sport […]
This is the video that enticed my brother to buy a Hubsan X4. I’m thinking the Hubsan X4 is a gateway device into electronics. People who’ve never soldered before are suddenly finding themselves with a smokin’ hot soldering iron in hand, balancing coiled solder and tugging on black and red wires on the circuit board […]
The whole video is pretty fun, but the shot around 1:44 is wonderful.
This whole thing is pretty surreal to watch.
Pretty dang cool concept. I love everything about this video. The swarms of various drones rock.
I am now quite completely obsessed with drones. 18 days ago, I ordered a little X4 drone after some encouragement from a friend. Five days later I received the tough little beast of a drone. I’ve become quite adept at it and have picked up a few things over the two weeks I’ve had it. But it […]