March 25, 2019 2
We have had some brand New RC Products arrive through the doors this week so let’s get into it and show you some of the nice items that we’ve got.
RC Drone and Flying Wing all-in-one
The Blade Inductrix Switch AIR is a brand new product from Blade. It’s super innovative and a really cool idea for a drone crossed with an indoor flying wing. The inductrix Switch AIR has multiple forms. You may already be familiar with the Blade Switch ‘Hovercraft
October 15, 2018 7
What should I consider when buying a DJI Drone?
In the consumer drone market DJI (Da-Jiang Innovations, iFlight Technology Company Limited) offers quality, innovation and constant development meaning that when you purchase a DJI drone product such as a DJI Mavic, DJI Spark, or DJI Ryze Tello, you're getting the ultimate flying camera drone! But when it comes time to choose which drone to purchase, how do we narrow down the range to find that perfect one? Luckily at Model Flight, we have you covered! Let's take a walk down the aisle of choice and figure out what Drone will best suit your needs.
The DJI drones for sale range can be broken down in many different ways, working through it logically the most important question is regarding "portability", or size. Are you going to be trekking up mountains and want a small micro-drone to capture stunning aerial views,
September 21, 2016 1The world leader in drone technology, DJI, are bringing out an exciting new product for those looking for the next big thing in the realm of drone flying - the DJI Mavic! Scheduled for release later this month you will now have the perfect combination of technological excellence, sleek styling, and, a highly capable drone platform to include on your Christmas list. The DJI Mavic is a definite must see for the serious droner, or, those just starting out!
What sets the DJI Mavic Drone apart from the restApart from being a part of the impressive DJI stable of drones, the Mavic craft is designed to fold down to an easily transportable 20cm x 10cm. Easily and unobtrusively stowed away in your backpack to take anywhere. The DJI Mavic has a 4K camera on a 3 axis gimbal as standard so you wont miss any of those moments
August 03, 2015 2
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Whether you are capturing an exciting sports match or photographing a beautiful scene from above, aerial photography and filming is a fantastic hobby. Thankfully, with recent developments in cameras and remote control technology, aerial filming and photography has never been easier. Modelflight is proud to offer a range of products to help our customers get started in this hobby and in this blog post, we would like to talk about various options for getting started in aerial photography and filming, beginning with a general discussion about drones.
Drones, Quadcopters and Flying Cameras
As you can imagine, probably the most important key to success in aerial photography and filming is stability. When you are up in the air trying to capture the best photo or film clip, the last thing you want is a camera that gets knocked around in the
June 17, 2015 3
First-Person View (FPV) technology significantly developed in the remote control world. RC FPV is becoming more commonplace as new products are released, ranging from drones to model planes. In this blog post, we will be covering some of the recent RC models with FPV cameras, beginning with one of the original pioneers.
E-Flite FPV Vapor
The release of the FPV Vapor was a game-changer for RC planes. Now you had the opportunity to view your flight in real-time from the perspective of the cockpit. Even after all these months, the Vapor still remains popular. It is so easy to
June 09, 2015 2
It has been an exciting few weeks for aerial photographers and videographers. Two cutting-edge camera drones from two cutting-edge drone manufacturers have been released and we are thrilled to say that they are coming soon to Modelflight. The Blade Chroma (pictured above on the left) and the Yuneec Q500 4K (pictured above on the right), are two of the best camera drones we have seen. In this blog post, we will be discussing each in turn and talking about the great features that make them the ultimate flying drones.
The Chroma is one of the most innovative releases from Blade. This remote control drone comes
May 27, 2015
NEW Version of this guide: Drone Buyer Guide
he world of drones has changed remarkably fast since we published our first quadcopter buyer's guide in 2013. Technology has improved, a wider variety of models are available and flying quadcopters is becoming even more popular. It is only fitting that we update our buyer's guide to reflect these exciting times. Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced drone pilot, we hope this guide will help you find the model you are looking for.
What Are Quadcopters?
January 16, 2015
Yuneec Q500 Reviews
Two of our staff members, Mike and Matt, were fortunate enough to fly the new Yuneec Q500 drone the other day. We spoke to them shortly after their flights to get their thoughts. Here is what they had to say:
"This mid-size quadcopter is really solid in the air. Having tested it in gusty winds up to 25km/h, we were really happy with the ability of the Q500 to maintain its position and height. Challenging conditions and it performed brilliantly. And the video recorded on the CGO2-GB in these choppy conditions was outstanding. That gimbal works very well."
"The Yuneec Q500 Typhoon is an incredibly stable platform with flight control features comparable to commercial multirotors worth thousands. The 3-axis gimbal and advanced flight controller produce stable and high quality imagery even in strong winds. Its large battery capacity gives more than
December 21, 2014
The Complete Aerial Photography Solution
We have seen some fantastic drones during 2014, but this latest offering from Yuneec really is the all-in-one package. The Q500 Typhoon comes ready-to-fly with everything you need for aerial filming and photography. This includes a full HD CGO2-GB camera. This camera comes with a three-axis gymbal and can record 1080p, 50fps video. It also captures 12 megapixel photos. With the included ST10 transmitter, you will be able to view a 5.8GHz video downlink and first-person view (FPV) through its in-built colour screen.
To make the aerial photography and videography easier, the Q500 comes with three different flight modes. The first is Smart Mode, which is an excellent choice if you are a beginner or first-time pilot. In this mode, the aircraft will always move in the direction the control stick is pushed,
September 17, 2014
The Blade 350 QX Reborn
The original Blade 350 QX was a game-changer. An easy-to-use RC quadcopter that could accomodate a GoPro camera, the 350 QX was met with great fanfare. Today, we are thrilled to announce that the latest version of this quad is now available at Modelflight. The Blade 350 QX2 retains all the great features of its predecessor while offering a whole new level of functionality. The drone comes with the Firmware 2.0 software pre-installed. The GPS and compass features have also been improved. Blade have made the radio frequency link more robust to give you greater reliability in the air. There is also a new battery tray, which is designed to accomodate the included 3S 3000mAh LiPo. This battery will give you much longer flight times and the full-range receiver has also been improved.
A Great AP Quadcopter
If you are keen to do some aerial photography and filming, you will be glad to hear that there is a new anti-vibration camera mount included with