Mountain Ascent – Cinematic Long Range FPV Drone Footage Made Using Li-ion 18650 Batteries

Mountain Ascent – Cinematic Long Range FPV Drone Footage Made Using Li-ion 18650 Batteries

This is a one pack cinematic lengthy vary fpv flight. Taking off from a riverside campsite and heading all the best way up, for epic cloud coated mountain high views. It’s not all in regards to the stunning peaks although, the route up and down turned out to be fairly an journey.

There’s a full time DVR within the backside proper nook that’s synced with the GoPro footage.
The shot within the clouds with out DVR was from the earlier flight. I wished to incorporate it because it was presumably the very best shot of all of them. The relaxation is all from the identical one flight.
I depart my low battery warning set fairly excessive, don’t be concerned, I make it house. Sorry the LQ wasn’t setup accurately.

95% of the video is performed again on the authentic pace. I’ve solely modified it for a few brief components to maintain it attention-grabbing. For these which are a tiny pink dot within the backside proper nook signifies a spot the place the video pace was adjusted.

I’m typically requested about how I get such good video and transmitter vary. The largest enchancment for many will probably be from upgrading their antennas. I exploit these ones (Airblade UAV affiliate hyperlinks):

Goggles TrueRC – X2-AIR:
VTX TrueRC – Singularity:
Crossfire Receiver TrueRC – Bardpole:
Helical antenna thingyverse hyperlink:

This flight was achieved with 2 x 2600 mah 6s li-ion packs linked in parallel, one on high, one beneath. Full gear record down under.

Video chapters:
0:00 – Intro
0:20 – Beginning / Flight throughout the river
1:25 – Flying by way of the timber
2:00 – A secret path
2:40 – Onward and upward
4:00 – An adventurous ascent
5:00 – On to the height
5:21 – Epic views from the clouded mountain peak
8:00 – Back down by way of the clouds
9:00 – SCRAGGLE ATTACK!!! Lucky, once more.
11:30 – Post flight stats / The finish
11:45 – Bonus footage from earlier flight
12:30 – Video ideas

Comments? Questions? Leave them within the remark part under, I at all times reply.

Post course of:

-ReelSteady Go for stabilization
-Adobe Premiere Pro for modifying, coloration correction and many others…
-Recorded at 2.7k 60 fps and exported at 4k 60 fps

Quad & Gear used:

7″ Frame: lengthy vary 7 inch deadcat of my very own design
GoPro mounted on high
Camera HD: GoPro Hero 6 Black at 2.7k (with Camera Butter ND filter)
Rx: TBS crossfire nano variety
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 offer unreliable GPS operate.
Motors: Brother Hobby Avenger 2806.5 1300kv
Props: Dal Fold 7 inch
Fpv cam: Runcam Phoenix V2
GPS: BrainFPV GPS (good/quick locking gps unit)
VTX: Tank Ultimate Plus at 800mw
VTX antenna: True RC singularity

Transmitter: taranis X9D with TBS crossfire micro Tx at 250mw (no interference within the space)
Goggles: Orqa FPV.One (Amazing Goggles!)
Goggle antennas: TrueRC X2-air (superior!) and a DIY 7 flip helical.
Batteries: DIY li-ion 6s packs utilizing both 18650 or 21700 cells.

Music all from youtube audio library.