MRP #028 | Proto X Micro Quads to Keep Your Skills Sharp Anywhere |Interview with Patrick Koegler from KDE Direct | Shooting 360 Panaromic in Urban environment | The New Lily Quadcopter

This week we spent some time talking about the Proto X micro quads as they are a great tool for keeping your skills sharp in just about any environment. Since they work with accelerometers and gyros but do not have altimeter and GPS, they emulate flying a full size copter in ‘manual’ mode.  This is an essential skillset that every ... Read More »

MRP #027 | Music Video Shoot Using the DJI Inspire One | Interview with Jon R. Barnes Discussing the Phantom 3 | Eliminating Jello from GoPro | Walkera Voyager 3

Joe and John Kopec were shooting a music video last week in Boston using a DJI Inspire One. Joe discusses how well the Inspire performed in a real live professional shoot.  We interviewed Jon R. Barnes, West Coast Editor for Maplegate Media Group (Fly RC magazine, RC Heli Pilot Magazine). Jon got a new DJI Phantom 3 about a week ... Read More »

MRP #026 | 10 Ways To Increase Flight Time | Interview with Sean Pontzer from | AerialPixels FX8 Pro Elite | Lynxmotion Quadrino Nano | FPV Model Racing #7 FPV Race Quad | Hobby Wireless 1.3GHz FPV | FAA’s B4UFLY App

We had a lot to talk about this week!  Joe came up with a list of 10 things you can do to increase your flight time.  We had an interview with Sean Pontzer from and we talked about the new AerialPixels FX8 Pro Elite heavy lift machine. IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN: 10 Ways to Increase Flight Time ... Read More »

MRP #025 | All About The Blade 350 QX3 | Interview with Blade’s Steve Petrotto |Lynxmotion Quadrino Nano Flight Controller | Amimon Connex HD Video Transmitter | Choosing the Correct Capacity Battery for Your Multirotor | Difference Between DJI Naza V2, Wookong and A2 Flight Controllers

When we were in Champaign, IL visiting Horizon Hobby, we spent a lot of time with both the Blade and Spektrum team.  We met with Steve Petrotto, John Dinese and Derick Wagner to discuss the features of the Blade 350 QX3.  The initial Blade 350 QX quadcopters met some heat on the internet in the forums.   We met one ... Read More »

MRP #024 | Multirotor Podcast on Social Media | DJI Inspire 1 | Interview with Hitec’s Shawn Spiker | Camera Focal Length and Slow Motion | Interview with Russ Williamson from Hobbico

We have opened up the Multirotor Podcast to social media.  Please follow us on Twitter ( or on Facebook (  We talked about taking some time to fly the DJI Inspire 1 with the new firmware updates. Joe talks about the new DJI Zenmuse firmware update and some issues he knows about. We have an interview with Hitec’s Shawn Spiker ... Read More »

MRP #23 | News and Interviews from The Weak Signals Show In Toledo | HeadPlay Video Goggles | Blade Mach25 FPV Race Quad | Graupner 250-size Race Quad | Hubsan X4 Pro | Dromida Ominus FPV | RC Logger RC Eye Nova 350 | Falcon Propellers | NAB New Products | Interview with IRCHA President | DJI Phantom 3 | 3DR Solo | Red Weapon 8K Cinema Camera

We got a change to attend the Weak Signals Show in Toledo, Ohio this past weekend.  We got to see a lot of new cool multirotor products and Joe had a chance to record some interviews with seveal compaines. Vova from Range Video talked about the new $249.00 set  of Head Play Video Goggles. Colby Johnson from Horizon Hobby spoke ... Read More »

MRP #022 | Optimal Camera Settings For Aerial Stills and Video | DJI Inspire First Look | Interview With Dan Landis from Hobbico | Eliminating Jello In Your Video

Let’s face it, most people are buying multirotors to capture aerial footage such as video or still photos. If you are looking to get the best quality video and photos, then this is the episode to you.  Joe is a professional photographer for the last 20 years and he is a wealth of  information on how to move beyond the ... Read More »

MRP #021 | Gimbal Tuning Tips | FPV Race Quads | Naze 32 Board|DJI Compass Pro Plus | Interview with Derek Wagner and John Diniz From Spektrum | Amazon To Test Delivery In UK | Optimal Hovering Settings

We have a pretty information-packed show this week. Joe spent a lot of time helping a local company with their custom cinema gimbal which used the newest AlexMos Gimbal controller with Autotune. He discusses some tips and tricks to successfully setup a custom gimbal.  This applies to a small GoPro gimbals all the way up to large professional units. Now ... Read More »

MRP #020 |Erick’s Son Daniel is Guest Host | 3D Printing and CNC Milling for Multirotors | Stepcraft 2 Kickstarter Launches | Launches | Parrot BeBop Drone | Batteries and Cold Weather | Common Aerial Video Moves

Joe was not able to join this week’s episode as he was under the weather, so Erick enlisted his 13 year old son, Daniel to co-host for a little while. Daniel just won a Young Entrepreneur Academy, which is a class teaching students how to start a business, award for his business, Foldable Drones. He talks about his experience and ... Read More »

MRP #019 | Joe, Erick and Petr on Good Morning America | Drones In The News – FAA Watching YouTube? | Keeping Props Out Of Your GoPro FOV | Creating Products For The Industry

It has been a busy month for us. Multirotor Pilot magazine was contacted by the producers of Good Morning America, looking for “Drone Experts” to bring some exciting drone segments to GMA’s “Drone Week”.  After several phone calls with the producers we decided we were up to the challenge and were going to be able to make some of their ... Read More »