An FPV Adventure : A 15km (9.3mi) Long Range FPV Mountain Journey

An FPV Adventure : A 15km (9.3mi) Long Range FPV Mountain Journey

Turn up the quantity and hit full display as my lengthy vary FPV drone takes us over 5km (3.1mi) out to the glacier on the summit of a 2000m (6560ft) mountain. The views on the peak are superb, however the actual journey takes place on the journey there and again.

(initially posted as “2.7k GoPro W/ OSD Overlay”, I felt I may have completed higher. So right here it’s, a whole re-edit from scratch)

Video chapters:
0:00 – Intro
0:15 – Flight throughout the river
1:30 – A Beautiful chain of waterfalls
4:00 – Past the tree line, on the height
5:00 – The glacier
6:22 – The summit 2000m (6560ft)
7:00 – Back down the height
7:35 – Different waterfalls to comply with residence
9:15 – The final couple of kilometers
10:10 – Landing / submit flight stats
10:20 – Ending / video strategies

I’m usually requested about how I get such good video and transmitter vary. The greatest enchancment for many shall be from upgrading their antennas. I take advantage of these ones (Airblade UAV affiliate hyperlinks):

Goggles TrueRC – X2-AIR:
VTX TrueRC – Singularity:
Crossfire Receiver TrueRC – Bardpole:

Quad & Gear used (Airblade UAV affiliate hyperlinks):

Frame – FalconRad 7″ V1
Goggles – Orqa FPV.One (Amazing Goggles!)
Goggle antennas –
– 2 x DIY 7 flip helical (thingyverse hyperlink):
HD Camera – GoPro Hero 6 Black
Camera Butter ND filter:
Transmitter – taranis X9D
Tx – TBS crossfire micro Tx at 250mw:
Rx – TBS crossfire nano range:
Rx Antennas –
– Back/Vertical – True RC Bardpole:
– Front/ horizontal – TBS further prolonged immortal T:
Flight controller – DYS F4 Pro V2
ESC – Diatone 40amp from MK2 stack, DO NOT use the F405MK2 FC with BF 4.1, I discover it to supply unreliable GPS perform. (4.2 appears okay)
Motors – Brother Hobby Avenger 2806.5 1300kv:
Props – Gemfan 7040:
Fpv cam – Runcam Micro Eagle V2:
VTX – Tank Ultimate Plus:
VTX antenna – True RC singularity:

Comments? Questions? Leave them within the remark part under. I’ll do my finest to reply.

This flight was completed with 2 x 2600 mah 6s li-ion packs in parallel, one on prime, one beneath.

Post course of:
-ReelSteady Go for stabilization
-Adobe Premiere Pro for modifying, colour correction and so forth…
-Recorded at 2.7k 60 fps and exported at 4k 60 fps

Music all from youtube audio library.