MRP #041 | DJI A2 Firmware Update Issues Affect 2 Person Zenmuse Setups | Higher C Rating Batteries For Race Quads | Snotbot May Help Save Whales | Missing Man Found in 20 Minutes With Drone | New KDE Props and ESCs | Lumenier 180 and 210 Race Quads

This week we spent some time talking about an issue that cropped up with the new DJI A2 firmware update and its affect on the two operator setup with the Zenmuse Z15 gimbal operation.  We also discuss some issues on race quads with lower C rated batteries.  The news was buzzing this week and we covered some interesting headlines including the SnotBot drone that may help save the whales as well as a elderly man that was found in 20 minutes after being missing for 3 days with a drone.


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New Airframes by Lumenier: QAV180 and QAV210 Charpu – Click HERE for more info

Time for some extreme FPV mini fun! Introducing the Lumenier QAV180 and QAV210 CHARPU mini FPV quadcopters, both designed to maximize speed, agility, and most of all… fun! Like their popular ‘big brother’, the Lumenier QAV250, the QAV180 and QAV210 utilize high quality 3K carbon fiber that is precision machined for a superb fit-and-finish and extremely light weight.

Both are available for Pre-Order now and are expected to ship in late September.



Seagull #Map – Click HERE for more info

With Seagull #MAP you can easily trigger your camera – either with your R/C transmitter from the ground, or let your Flight Controller do the job. A lot of camera brands and models are supported.
Just pick the right cable for your camera system – and the rest is “Plug & Play”

NEW: Users of Sony Multi cameras can now enjoy the new Camera On/Off feature and protect their compact camera lens during fixed wing takeoff – by first switching on the camera after takeoff or off before landings.
When used on a multirotor platform, this can minimize the risk of dust getting to the retractable lens mechanism during takeoff and landings.




  • Amateur Drone Pilot Finds Man Missing For 3 Days In 20 Minutes
    • See full article HERE


  • USA TODAY – Punish Roque Drone Operators
    • See full article HERE

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  • FORTUNE – Snotbot Drone – A Drone That Can Help Save The Whales
    • See full article HERE


  • Drone Racing League Gets $1 Million Backing From Miami Dolphins Owner
    • See full article HERE


  • FanVision To Be Used At Drone Racing Events
    • See full article HERE




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  1. Hi Guys, thanks for your podcast, a great show, however…. where are the show notes with links to the products you have mentioned in the show. Are they hiding or am I just blind? Thanks again regards William

    • Hi, Please check now. We are running behind on website updates because we have been crazy busy. This episode’s links and info are complete

      Thank you – Erick

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