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… Continue reading A new challenger has appeared
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… Continue reading Meet my new quad, Five
I’m getting a bit better. I need to smooth out my turns and tilt the camera a bit more.
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… Continue reading Gateway Device
The whole video is pretty fun, but the shot around 1:44 is wonderful.