Off-road Africa… from the air?

10 Sep

In preparation for travelling through southern Africa I picked up the 3DR Solo drone.

Very pleased that my “upgradeable, future-proof” drone will now most likely not receive any software updates, warranty support, or replacement parts, after the lead developers and CEO of 3DR all suddenly left the company, and 3DR is now focusing on corporate customers for site surveys. Regular consumers are out of luck. Just glad that I bought after the recent 50% price drop, even if that “special offer” turned out to be a “get rid of them before they’re worthless” fire sale.

Now just hoping that my Solo makes it as far as Africa without getting broken, so that I can try to do some aerial filming.

Here’s a quick clip of one of my training flights back in England.

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