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Lost and Found

By   /  January 18, 2018  /  Drones, YouTube  /  No Comments

Here’s a 3 min short story about the heartache and joy of flying drones. I call it, ‘Lost and Found’.

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Armattan Chameleon vs Power Line

By   /  January 14, 2018  /  Drones, YouTube  /  No Comments

I took the Chameleon out for the second time after adjusting the rates and the hang time on this drone kept throwing me off. I’m so used to drones falling fast and hard when I let off the throttle, but I swear this thing seemed to have wings. Sadly, I must have clipped one of […]

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Flying the Kopis 1 (WOW!)

By   /  January 13, 2018  /  YouTube  /  No Comments

Lunch break with the Kopis 1 at the old Charlotte Knights stadium.

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Lost and Found, Part 2

By   /  January 12, 2018  /  Blog, Drones  /  No Comments

I’ve lost a few drones since starting this hobby a year ago.  In every case the reason for the lost drone was pilot error.  The most recent example occured a few weeks ago, right before Christmas.  There is a YouTube post about it here, “Lost and Found“. Honestly, I never expected to see the drone […]

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Holybro Kopis 1 with Foxeer Box

By   /  January 9, 2018  /  Drones, YouTube  /  No Comments

Flying the Kopis 1 around for the first time with a Foxeer Box. The Equipment: Holybro Kopis 1 BNF (frsky receiver version) Foxeer Box at 1080p 30fps Fatshark HD2 with Furious True-D V3 TBS Triumph & ImmersionRC 8dbi patch on goggles Taranis X9D + Tattu R-Line 1550 (95c) 4s battery Dal Cyclone 5046C The Scoop: […]

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Kwadcamp

By   /  January 6, 2018  /  Blog, Drones  /  No Comments

Kwadcamp is a Rotor Riot group that helps new drone (racing & freestyle) pilots build, tune, and fly like a master.  Their Facebook group is a great place to get expert advice on any issues you may be having with your quad/drone/kwad.  They also offer classes in-person, but you will probably need to travel.  The […]

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The Rush Room

By   /  January 4, 2018  /  Blog  /  Comments Off on The Rush Room

Greetings traveler.  You’ve found yourself in The Rush Room, a digital archive of my life.  Feel free to browse around.  I hope you find something of value or entertainment here, eventually.  If not, no hard feelings.  The content found here reflects my tastes, and deals with things I enjoy.  For example…

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Armattan Chameleon with GoPro Hero Session 5

By   /  January 3, 2018  /  Drones, YouTube  /  No Comments

I finally got around to replacing the Session 5 and thought I would try it out on the Chameleon. Here’s the first flight (fifth battery – yeah), stock PIDS. Just getting a feel for how fast it can move.

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Learning to Land

By   /  January 2, 2018  /  YouTube  /  No Comments

It’s getting old trying to repair all the quads during the week, so I’ve decided to try and stop breaking them by learning how to land.  My brother said it was painful to watch.  I agree.  Hopefully you can learn from my mistakes.

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BWhoop Maiden Flight

By   /  January 1, 2018  /  YouTube  /  2 Comments

  This little guy was supposed to be a Christmas present for my wife. Of course, I had to test it first. If you watch the ending you will see the last crash, which in my opinion was not that bad, but it did manage to destroy a motor.

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