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Posted by on Aug 17, 2015

A New Era of Flight Control

A New Era of Flight Control

Goodbye DJI Having had my second flyaway, and as usual no response from DJI, my trust in them and their flight controllers is just not there anymore. So I won’t...

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Posted by on Jul 13, 2015

Flyaway Disco

Flyaway Disco

The classic DJI flyaway Despite doing everything reasonable to avoid it, I am already a member of the esteemed DJI Flyaway club, but today I reconfirmed my membership...

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Posted by on Jun 28, 2015

Treyford Rise

Treyford Rise

Summer Solstice, almost… OK, 2 days late for the solstice, and 3 days short of the longest day of the year, but thought it was about time I went and got some...

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Posted by on Jun 17, 2015

150 Tiny Gardens

150 Tiny Gardens

Interesting Things on the Ground… Constantly on the look-out for new places to explore from the air, my various wanderings took me just up the road from home,...

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Posted by on Jun 15, 2015

Petersfield Heath Summer 2015

Petersfield Heath Summer 2015

Rain stops, let’s go Hello archaeologists ! And Summer. Join me for an aerial view of some of Petersfield Heath, replete with burial mound dig sites, and a bit of...

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Posted by on Jun 11, 2015

Farewell Little Ladybird

Farewell Little Ladybird

Microquad vs. Wind Popped out to my local practice field today for a little session with my favourite microquad, the tiny but relatively resilient Walkera Ladybird V2....

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Posted by on Jun 6, 2015

Old Litten Lane

Old Litten Lane

Spring into Summer From the ground at least, the weather looked perfect for a spot of flying half way through this week, and I thought it might be time to head up high...

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Posted by on May 21, 2015

Golden Heights

Golden Heights

Drive-by-flyings Today I was out looking for the few rapeseed fields that haven’t yet been harvested, and I must have driven for a good 40 minutes without finding...

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Posted by on May 15, 2015

Above Harting Down

Above Harting Down

Test flight 4 complete… Harting down is a good place for test flights – acres and acres of high hilltop greenery, relatively good recovery possibilities if...

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Posted by on May 11, 2015

2015 Test Flights 2 and 3

2015 Test Flights 2 and 3

Higher, Faster, Longer Yep, it’s a double entry for test flights 2 and 3, which went on last week in the gaps between all that mental wind. The Naza-M V1 (v2.12...

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Posted by on Apr 24, 2015

Spring Rise

Spring Rise

Long Time, no Fly… It has been a fair few months since my Airwheel arrived and almost completely subsumed my aerial photography / flying adventures, but now...

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Posted by on Apr 11, 2015

Spring Rolls

Spring Rolls

Winter is going… Long time no blog, mainly because I’ve found pretty much the perfect airwheeling ride into town, and it’s so rewarding that despite...

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Posted by on Feb 18, 2015

Airwheel Down

Airwheel Down

Trauma in Airwheel-land Disaster has struck ! On Friday night my Airwheel was found at its normal charging station with a tyre as flat as a pancake, and worse still,...

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Posted by on Jan 19, 2015

Airwheel X5 Range Test

Airwheel X5 Range Test

How far can you go today ? Welcome to this little Airwheel X5 range test, where we will see how far my little Airwheel can go, in conditions it doesn’t like very...

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Posted by on Jan 18, 2015

Swan Dives, Episode 5

Swan Dives, Episode 5

Lakeside in slow motion It’s been a while since I was last feeding the swans, but earlier this week I was back, plentiful supplies of swan pellets in hand, and...

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Posted by on Jan 8, 2015

South Coast Wind Glides

South Coast Wind Glides

To the power of 3. Yep – 3 vids of today’s extremely rewarding airwheel glides, one of them under rather extreme conditions. Not that you’d know from...

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Posted by on Jan 8, 2015

Home Town Film Tests

Home Town Film Tests

Go, Go, GoPro 4… Back home after Xmas, I wasted no time at all in fully exploring the capabilities of this remarkable little update to the GoPro series. So now we...

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