Drone / August 10, 2018 / Sanni Pekkarinen
The next drone to check out is the Holy Stone F181 usually just known as the F181. This drone with a built-in camera has a number of controls that make it easy to control even if this is your first time flying a drone. Even if you wreck it it should keep flying. The controls that this drone comes with are very easy for beginners to use. You can fly the drone in four different modes - from 25% to 100% - to fit every level. Headless mode also helps beginners keep their drone under control. F181 is very durable; it can stand up to a number of bumps and crashes. This is ideal for the beginner and intermediate drone pilot who are still learning to do tricks and fly. The kit also comes with extra propellers.
If you want to buy a drone only for recreational purposes then you can find the right drone quite easily. There are plenty of recreational drones available in the market that can be utilized for personal use. Such drones dont cost much and are fairly easy to operate. You simply have to control the flight of the drone using a joystick type of controller whose functions are similar to any other type of remote controlled vehicle. So you will get the hang of it quickly should you decide to start flying. The best thing about recreational drones is that you wont have to break the bank for purchasing them. If you want to purchase a drone for commercial purposes then you will have to do some extensive research to find the drone that is best for you. Since the drone is going to be used for a particular job you will have to find one that has the capabilities for carrying out that task. For instance if you want to use it for the purpose of aerial photography then you will have to get a drone that has an HD camera attached to it. Such drones can be found online with great ease. However do remember that these types of drones are quite expensive and will cost you a good deal of money.
Use of Smart phones and tablets - Operators should practice how to link up the drone to their Smartphone and /or tablets of the Drones controller. Onboard a moving vessel is not the time to get acquainted with how the operators Drone works. It is especially important if the operator is using a GoPro camera since the operator will need to learn the WiFi "pairing" procedure so that the Drone Controller and GoPro camera communicate. A Screen Hood is a must have accessory for operating a Drone in bright sunlight! Operators should know how to attach the hood to the device and how to use the touch pad with the hood in place. Operators should consider adding a lanyard attached to the controller - prevents losing the controller overboard and allows the operator to use both hands to work with the Drone during landing.