This week on the Multirotor Podcast, Joe talks about his visit to UAVDirect.com in Texas. He spent 4 days working with them and learning about the Zero Tech line of multirotors and flight controllers. Erick is pretty excited about the new Sky Hero Spyder and Spy multirotors that he recieved for review. They talk about setting up the Sky Hero machines and how they fly and some minor things to be aware of when you are assembling one. Joe also had the privlidge of interviewing Gene Robinson who runs a non-profit company that does search and rescue missions with various type of camera-equipped aircraft. Gene talks about his current lawsuit that he is involved in with the FAA.
This weeks TIP OF THE WEEK is brought to you by Drone-Mods.com. Joe talks about the benefits of setting up a dial on your transmitter to asjust remote gains.
This week’s questions talk about the need for using an FPV camera in addition to a GoPro, or simply just using the video out from the GoPro to feed FPV signal, DJI Naza-M driftng after a crash, and whether or not you need high-discharge LiPos for multirotors.
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Links to products and companies mentioned in this episode:
- UAV Direct
- Zero Tech Company Website
- Zero Tech from UAV Direct
- Gemini M & S Flight Controllers
- DJI Phantom Vision 2+
- DJI H3-3D-equipped Phantom 2
- DJI S1000
- DJI S800
- DJI A2
- Gene Robinson – NBC News – FAA Search-and-Rescue Drone Suit Could Have Widespread Impact
- Sky Hero Spyder 700
- Sky Hero Spy
- Sky Hero ESC Installation