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Posted by on Jun 24, 2013

Skate Park Sunset

Skate Park Sunset

The Light fades over Petersfield… This one’s going to start off a photo-blog, and then get added to when I’ve done the video until it’s a proper...

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Posted by on Feb 9, 2013

Aerocam Photo Log – Episode 1

Aerocam Photo Log – Episode 1

Aerial Stills Sep 2012 – Jan 2013. It’s raining outside, and nothing needs maintaining or doing on my hex, so I’m using the time to do a little...

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Posted by on Oct 19, 2012

Drive-By Flyings Episode 8

Drive-By Flyings Episode 8

  Some people stop flying as soon as Summer is over. I am not one of them, but sometimes I very much see their point. This week has been absolutely awful for...

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Posted by on Oct 17, 2012

Sunsets and Spaceships

Sunsets and Spaceships

2 Flights today. Epic wind in the morning at Liss Forest. But horrible flying, and lost a (previously damaged) landing leg in the process. (Mental note: never trust...

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Posted by on Oct 11, 2012

Autumn Falls Episode 1

Autumn Falls Episode 1

  ..in which we faithfully record and transcribe what stuff looked like when Summer stopped and everything started raining. Knowing how rubbish the weather was...

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Posted by on Oct 8, 2012

Just too much…

Just too much…

  AC1 V2 Camera Mount Testing Episode 1 I say review, it’s not really; it’s the story of how upgrading my quad-copter’s camera gimbalĀ ...

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Posted by on Oct 6, 2012

AC1 Discovery V2 Arrives !

AC1 Discovery V2 Arrives !

Quad Upgrade – New Landing Gear / Cam Mount I’ve been really happy with my TPPacks isolation cam mount, as it gave me a way to get reasonable flight footage...

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Posted by on Oct 4, 2012

Flying Sites

Flying Sites

  It’s another one of those tedious or interesting (depending on how you view these things) informational-type posts, in which I go into a bit of detail...

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Posted by on Oct 4, 2012

Drive-by Flyings Episode 5

Drive-by Flyings Episode 5

  … in which we combine 4 days flyings into 1, because I’ve had to go rain-dodging, and grab the odd flight here and there in between bouts of British...

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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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