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.
One reason that many beginners and intermediates use drones is to capture impressive photos or videos. When choosing between drones with camera features you should check out the camera specs. The first thing to note is that not all drones have built-in cameras. Some only have the space for a camera and you must add one yourself. This can be an added expense in terms of both time and money. ost beginners will want to go with a drone that has a built-in camera. Most built-in cameras have limited photo and video quality. Always check the specs of the camera on the drones you are looking at. You will want to check the megapixel rating of the camera and also what video settings it can record in. The best drones will have a gimbal to stabilize any images or video taken while the drone is flying.
Maintenance of Your Drone While Aboard - Be sure to include a small tool kit with tools for use on a Drone: small pliers and screw drivers small Allen wench set spare screws small wrench set nuts and propeller locks propeller removal tool small pocket knife zip ties tape terminal cleaning spray silicon spray to protect your Drone from salt water and salt air etc. A large fresh water spray bottle will be needed to wash off salt water in the event your Drone goes swimming! Be sure to add spare propellers - lots of them - spare landing feet spare CHARGED batteries 12V AND 110V battery battery connect cables spare controller batteries and/or controller charger and spare propeller guards. Drone Limits While Piloting a Drone Over Water - The operator MUST be aware of their battery use and flying time of their Drone. Most controllers show the battery charge level of the Drone. At 50% level I highly recommend that the operator initiate the return process for retrieving the Drone or the Drone may go for a swim! Additionally the operator should attach a stopwatch to the controller so that the operator is aware of the flight time.