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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.

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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First flight with Autel Robotics

This past weekend was the first flight with an Autel Robotics X-Star Premium. After a couple of hard landings that turned it into a weed whacker, a successful flight and photos along with a safe landing ended the learning for the day.