Category Archives: Video

Video – Perfect Drone Crash and Over the Trees

A beautiful day to capture an autumn skyline above the clouds and crashing into a tree at 15mph.

Drone Review of Autel and DJI

I have been flying the Autel Robotics X-Star Premium for over a month now. During that time, I have crashed, missed landings, made landings, taken beautiful videos over the top of a northern pine forest, and dealt with the nuances of a new product. Here are some of my thoughts so far. For the cost, […]
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Drone Resources and Websites

I have spent a few hours with learning and flying a drone, crashing a into trees a couple of times, and missing the manual landing more than hitting the pad.  All of this is get practice and build skills for eventual commercial piloting (more information below).  I have found the Autel Robotics drone to be […]
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Flying Over the Forest

Video flying over the forest and a wonderful view of an early autumn sky with the Autel Robotics X-Star and an ND8 camera filter from Freewell.

Coming in for a (not soft) landing

A quick video with a manual landing taken with the Autel Robotics X-Star and an ND8 camera filter from Freewell.

From Engadget: DJI’s folding Mavic drone images leak out

Article posted on Engadget about an upcoming compact drone from DJI.

Into the Skies with Autel Robotics

This was the second weekend of flying the Autel Robotics X-Star drone and I have to say this is an impressive product. I settled on the X-Star after a lot of research and trying out the DJI Phantom 3 and 3DR Solo. A combination of features, price, and customer support made me feel comfortable and […]
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Wildlife – Pileated Woodpecker

This pileated woodpecker made a visit on our last day in Lutsen.  

Video – Cold Morning Water

From Lake Superior.

The Circus is Coming to Town – Tickets still available

The Rhythmic Circus is coming to Burnsville, MN, July 25th band 26th.  Tickets are still available for this family-freiendly, high energy, positive, and uplifting performance of music, tap dancing, singing, and whatever else they come up with. Website: Tickets: Facebook: Official Promo for Feet Don’t Fail Me Now! Heatbox