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Posted by on Sep 24, 2012

Decoding RC Flying

Decoding RC Flying

  There is a lot to learn when you first get into the world of RC (Remote Control, see? It’s started already.) aircraft. Here’s some stuff you’ll...

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Posted by on Sep 22, 2012

The Epic Heights of Hampshire

The Epic Heights of Hampshire

This particular mission took a bit of planning. I didn’t want to get in the way of public and their dogs or the RC glider club that flies from there, but I did...

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Posted by on Sep 21, 2012

Mystery Flyings Episode 1

Mystery Flyings Episode 1

For today’s adventure I thought I’d add some excitement in the form of some breaking and entering. Not really. Although it is fair to say they have made a...

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Posted by on Sep 17, 2012

Wind Chasing Episode 1

Wind Chasing Episode 1

Although I very much got into quadcopters for the aerial photography aspects of it, it has been a revelation to me just how much fun, and what an exciting experience it...

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Posted by on Sep 15, 2012

Terminal Velocity

Terminal Velocity

Always good to show the bad bits as well as the good. This is what happens when of one of your props falls off, as viewed by the onboard cam. Lessons learned,...

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Posted by on Sep 15, 2012

Introducing Discovery 1.1

Introducing Discovery 1.1

In the beginning there was AC1 Discovery v1.0. then we had a crash, and a repair upgrade, and v 1.1 was born. AC1 – Discovery Version 1.0 DJI F450 Frame DJI 30 A...

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Posted by on Sep 14, 2012

AC1 Discovery Gets An Upgrade…

AC1 Discovery Gets An Upgrade…

The DJI Naza-M flight controller does a damn fine job of keeping my quad upright, and fighting the most piercing of winds to remain where I put it in the sky. My...

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Posted by on Sep 14, 2012

Turbulence at Ground Zero

Turbulence at Ground Zero

And so we return to the field in which I first flew my crappy little spycopter all those months ago when I first realised that flying stuff was brilliant… The cat...

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Posted by on Sep 14, 2012

Tide Lines and Sandcastles

Tide Lines and Sandcastles

Just got back from what can loosely be descibed as ‘work’ over on the Island of Jersey, where I was playing a client’s wedding. Took my faithful quad...

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Posted by on Sep 14, 2012

Skate Park – Episode 1

Skate Park – Episode 1

…in which I venture out into the world of people, and hover stuff around them while they do whatever they are doing. In this case, it’s Petersfield Skate...

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Posted by on Sep 14, 2012

Big Blue Sea

Big Blue Sea

Lovely as fields and trees are, you can have enough of them sometimes and on occasions I yearn to do my flyings nearer something a bit different, a bit more challenging...

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Posted by on Sep 14, 2012

The View From Above

The View From Above

We’re at the hilariously named ‘Devil’s Punchbowl’ today. It only looks very slightly like a bowl, and there is nothing to indicate that any...

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Posted by on Sep 14, 2012

High Times

High Times

I’ve been saving a few bits of video from the last week’s flights, as I’ve been pushing new boundaries in the height department on occasions. So here...

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Posted by on Sep 14, 2012

Drive-by Flyings Episode 2

Drive-by Flyings Episode 2

I’ve been out doing the drive-by flyings again, where you literally get all your quad gear and lots of batteries, jump in a car with google maps on your phone,...

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Posted by on Sep 14, 2012

Dawn and Dusk

Dawn and Dusk

Got up early (by which I mean ‘remained up’) long enough to be at the peak of Butser Hill by 6 am. It was absolutely covered in mist, and you couldn’t...

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Posted by on Sep 14, 2012

Waverley Abbey

Waverley Abbey

Hooray etc ! It’s my first video where I’m not massively embarassed by the piloting. Was making a bit more of an effort to try cinematic stylee moves. Had a...

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Posted by on Sep 13, 2012

Drive-by Flying Episode 1

Drive-by Flying Episode 1

Whilst yesterday’s flyings were all about the safety and the views, today’s is all about ragging it round a random field. Today’s random field was...

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