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Mavic Air 2: ActiveTrack & QUICKSHOT explained

DJI Mavic Air 2 tracking and quickshots explained
Getting smooth and cinematic shots haven’t been easier on a drone. Today we're gonna test all the active tracks and quick shots of the DJI Mavic Air 2 drone. These creative modes allow taking incredible videos even by totally newbie pilots. These automated flight modes were firstly introduced by DJI with the first generation of Mavic drones. Mavic Air 2 ActiveTrack...

ARF, PNP, BNF and RTF drones explained

ARF vs PNP vs BNF vs RTF drones
If you are a regular reader of FirstQuadcotper.com, you probably noticed that in my drone reviews I use many times terms like "ARF", "PNP", "BNF" or "RTF". In this article I will explain each of these jargons. It is very important to know what exactly stands behind this acronyms because you can find the same drone in multiple package variants (PNP, BNF...

Calibrating the VISUO XS809HW: Step by step guide

How to calibrate the VISUO XS809HW?
Based on my experience, after few crashes, drones start to fly abnormally even if there are no visible damages. Performing gyro-calibration can solve sideward flying or other flight disorders of your VISUO XS809HW. As lately I got many emails regarding how to calibrate the VISUO XS809HW drone, I thought it would be helpful to make a step-by-step tutorial about it. You can restore the...