Landing the DJI Phantom can be tricky – especially if there is a breeze or you are descending onto an uneven surface. We’ve had minor hiccups (the props temporarily acting as a grass strimmer on a few occasions). We soon developed a ‘catch-landing’ routine. Here’s Be getting ready for touchdown.
La Playa de Gulpiyuri is a small beach formed by a sinkhole from a clifftop field to the sea. Saltwater is pushed up through a tunnel creating small waves. It’s a unique place and National Monument. But it can be a busy in summer, and after a few failed attempts, we eventually decided to visit early morning […]
For various reasons we had a disturbed night – being forced to change our stopover place twice, and ending up getting only 3 hours sleep. But we have a well establish routine now, so at 5.30am I peered through the van window to check the sky. It wasn’t the beach we hoped to visit but the sunrise […]
We have visited this location in Asturias, northern Spain many times before. The first time we hauled the Phantom along the rocky beach, it ended up not just overcast, but a complete ‘white-out’. We had valuable practice flight but no usable video from the attached GoPro Hero 3+. This morning was different – good light at sunrise and a […]
The DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter with Zenmuse H3-3D 3 Axis Gimbal. It sounds mighty impressive doesn’t it? Well, it does to me. In the 10 days leading up to our departure from southern England the phrase ‘dji phantom 2’ was typed into Google many, many times. Having seen some footage online (click here), we thought […]