Axial Bomber RR10 build

Posted: 2017-03-04 | axial | car | bomber | rr10

So although I have a couple of basher trucks and one high speed buggy - I didn’t have a good slow/powerful rock climber truck.

After digging thru a fair number of sites - I decided that the Axial RR10 looked like a fun build. I decided to grab the...

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Long exposure shots - Anki Overdrive

Posted: 2016-12-27 | anki | overdrive | long exposure

So - this holiday in addition to normal presents for the kids and since I was going to be at home with them for some days while my wife was at work I grabbed Anki Overdrive as a “something to do when the kids get bored”.

It’s turned out to be a success...

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More DronePan work

Posted: 2016-05-29 | osmo | dronepan | femsjøen | dji

This article follows on from Osmo panoramas using DronePan

The settings view in DronePan has a fair few options - there’s a lot of devices it works with and they need different options available.

So I wanted to do some changes to the settings view...

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Osmo panoramas using DronePan

Posted: 2016-05-22 | osmo | dronepan | femsjøen | dji

Some weeks back the folks behind DronePan decided to make the application open source. I decided to get involved and have (amongst other things) added support for the DJI Osmo handheld camera.

But - I never seem to get time to actually use the application...

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Sowing barley

Posted: 2016-05-15 | inspire1 | quadcopter | svarterud | stables | tractor | dji

Down at the stables again today - and once the kids had ridden - I wanted to try to fly. Last weekend it was too windy.

This weekend - it was also pretty windy - so much so that I only flew one battery (but that’s also related to the kids wanting...

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Inspire 1 temperature

Posted: 2016-03-14 | inspire1 | quadcopter | dji | healthydrones | flytrex

I send my flight data to flytrex while flying, and I also upload the flight records to healthy drones afterwards.

Both show a graph of temperature over time. Healthy drones explicitly shows it as battery temperature, flytrex just temperature.

But...

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Round and round in circles

Posted: 2016-03-13 | inspire1 | quadcopter | dji | stables | svarterud

Today’s flights were just practicing controls - round and round in circles trying to get smoother at lining up shots etc.

No video - it would be extremely boring - but the following flight logs:

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Flying at Svarterud - 28th Feb 2016

Posted: 2016-02-28 | inspire1 | quadcopter | dji | stables | svarterud

Flying

Just having fun.

Three flights with video, one taking shots for a pano.

Flight Logs

Video

Pano

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Flying at Svarterud - 21st Feb 2016

Posted: 2016-02-21 | inspire1 | quadcopter | dji | stables | svarterud

Flying

A normal Sunday at the stables - so yet again just taking some time to get some flying in.

First flight I took no video - was mostly just getting used to different settings and actions. But I did get a new record max speed of just under 65...

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Svarterud - pics, tests etc

Posted: 2016-02-14 | inspire1 | quadcopter | dji | dronepan | autoflight

Down at Svarterud again - time for some more tests.

DronePan

First up - a test of dronepan. This is an SDK app which controls the drone and takes a series of photos for doing a 360 degree panorama. Of course - it can’t shoot straight up thru the...

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