My first flight with Solo

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Hi guys.

I just need to say this, since im really excited :D
Today was my first actual flight with the Solo, that I got 2 weeks ago. (bought it on the last day of 2019, and was finally brought to me now.)
Upgraded it to open solo, easiest upgrade ever!

Started with 94% batt (Silly me).... Flew for about 17minutes, with some speedy runs, nothing serious.
Landed at one light :)
Im was using no gimbal, just a skeleton frame and SJ4000 camera.
Tested video on the bench, worked no problem.
Weirdly enough there was no video feed on the field. Doesnt matter really, im waiting for a GoPro4 refurb anyway. Already got the gimbal.
A couple of days ago, I ordered 2 ALFA antennas, just to be sure.
I mostly plan on flying in open spaces really, scenery and stuff, waterfalls... So range probably wont be an issue.
I have a new flat hdmi cable on the way also.

I have to say that having flown pretty much every ardupilot since APM2, this was the first one that I could "trust" right out of the box. Hope this makes sense hehe.

Im still super excited lol :D

I attached a couple of printscreens.

Did I say Im super excited? :D

Happy Flying!
 

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Congrats on a good first flight! Good pics too! My first flight with my Solo wasn't so good. It crashed onto my deck and cracked the frame.
 
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Great, for your first flight Great pics also. On my first flight. Broke one of my propellers.
Question for you, or any one? I have not flown it for
several years. I have a S7 Edge phone now. I cannot
connect my phone to my go pro black 3+. Can you help me.

Thanks
 
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Congrats on a good first flight! Good pics too! My first flight with my Solo wasn't so good. It crashed onto my deck and cracked the frame.
Thanks :) oh, sorry to hear that :/ I hope you fix it.
the camera here was acuallySJ4000 :O
 
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Great, for your first flight Great pics also. On my first flight. Broke one of my propellers.
Question for you, or any one? I have not flown it for
several years. I have a S7 Edge phone now. I cannot
connect my phone to my go pro black 3+. Can you help me.

Thanks
thanks :)
oh, this was actually my first SOLO flight, I've been flying ardu{copter,plane} since forever :)
I have had my share of problems with gopro too... first thing, do a camera reset, and update it.
 
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Had a picnic the other day, took Solo with me.
Tried RibCaged gopro with original lens (waiting for others).
here are some stills from 1080 clips.
Focus is a bit off, I'm still waiting for that deep socket mount for M12 lens, so I hot glued it a bit. It's ok for a proof of concept :D
 

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Hi guys.

I just need to say this, since im really excited :D
Today was my first actual flight with the Solo, that I got 2 weeks ago. (bought it on the last day of 2019, and was finally brought to me now.)
Upgraded it to open solo, easiest upgrade ever!

Started with 94% batt (Silly me).... Flew for about 17minutes, with some speedy runs, nothing serious.
Landed at one light :)
Im was using no gimbal, just a skeleton frame and SJ4000 camera.
Tested video on the bench, worked no problem.
Weirdly enough there was no video feed on the field. Doesnt matter really, im waiting for a GoPro4 refurb anyway. Already got the gimbal.
A couple of days ago, I ordered 2 ALFA antennas, just to be sure.
I mostly plan on flying in open spaces really, scenery and stuff, waterfalls... So range probably wont be an issue.
I have a new flat hdmi cable on the way also.

I have to say that having flown pretty much every ardupilot since APM2, this was the first one that I could "trust" right out of the box. Hope this makes sense hehe.

Im still super excited lol :D

I attached a couple of printscreens.

Did I say Im super excited? :D

Happy Flying!
Hello again, when are you going to have some Drone video....
Thanks
 

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