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Shoshone Falls, Idaho

Osmo Mobile – Panoramic

Panoramic images have become a feature on most cell phones and they do a good job but I like the Osmo Mobile’s approach.  It takes takes nine images in a 3 by 3 grid as you just hold the handle. Capturing the Panoramic The vertical coverage was the same no matter what I tried where […]

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DJI Session Capture – 5KPlayer

After discovering the DJI Simulator I thought it would be nice to capture training exercises.  Because the Apple device is connected to the Remote Control my only option was AirPlay.  After looking at several solutions I settled on 5KPlayer, a freeware offering that has everything I am looking for.   Not Connecting? It seems sometimes it […]

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Part 107 Airport Notifications

As a drone operator you should be diligent in understanding the FAA requirements for flying an sUAS in the United States.  A Recreational pilot must notify all airports within 5 miles of their flight. As a recreational operator, to fly in your backyard, even if you never go higher than the trees, you are required to call. […]

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DJI Mavic – Training with the Simulator

Here is a tip about something I wish I had noticed much earlier, the built-in Mavic simulator.  Utilizing the DJI hardware and built-in simulator you can explore the DJI GO application to become familiar with the screen layout and menus. Props Off It seems a little odd that in order to access the simulator you must […]

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