DJI has released its latest update to the DJI GO 4 app for the Android platform. This update follows the iOS update on February 13th. This does not bring the App up to the iOS version number 4.04, but strangely is versioned 4.0.3
Here are the updates to the app:
Inspire 2 (with version 1.0.240 firmware)
Added CSG switch in TapFly
Added Profile Mode in ActiveTrack
Added support for setting parameters in Tripod Mode
Optimized smart LED settings
Added FPV display(smartphone version)
Enabled notifications when installing or removing the propeller cage
When I first got my DJI Mavic Pro, I was excited to get into the air. My phone is the LG G4 running the latest version of Android. I found out quickly how frustrating it is to use an Android device with the DJI Mavic Pro and the DJI Go 4 App. I battled with the phone, app, and drone for days until I came up with a foolproof process that works every time. Continue reading “10 steps to a perfect Android to DJI Mavic Pro connection”
The DJI Mavic Pro is the number one camera platform drone currently out. There are better drones in terms of image quality (DJI Inspire) and price (Yuneec Typhoon) but none have generated the buzz that the DJI Mavic Pro. This has been THE drone to own these past few months. One of the main selling point to the DJI Mavic Pro is its portability. The Mavic is also known as an easy to fly drone, well easy until you crash it. Continue reading “DJI Mavic Pro Crash Gallery”
1) FAA Certification: If your drone is over .55 pounds and less 55 pounds, you need to be registered with the FAA. For hobyist, this is a simple form to fill out and a $5 charge. With your certification you will need to mark your drone with your FAA “UAS CERTIFICATION MARK”. This can be placed anywhere on the drones permanent structure.
The Ontario Police Department have purchased a military spec drone that cost $100,000 and is named Aeryon SkyRanger. The drone has a top speed of 31MPH and can fly in wind gusts of 55MPH. This Unmanned Aerial System can withstand rain and snow, which is part of the reason the drone is so expensive.
TechCrunch has an excellent article (https://techcrunch.com/…) up about UPS using drones to deliver packages to a remote location. There are a ton of details, and regulations, to overcome before UPS can get off the ground.