Keeping your DJI Phantom 3 firmware updated is extremely important. Firmware updates contain fixes for bugs, add new features and make improvements.  With the Phantom 3, you update both the quadcopter and remote controller with the same firmware file. Since the release of the new Phantom 3 Professional and Advanced models in April, there are…

 

The Phantom 3 IMU calibration procedure is simple and takes between 5 and 10 minutes. The IMU calibration will fix many of the Phantom 3 issues including erratic flying, no signal and compass errors. The IMU calibration will fix excessive warm up times, off horizon viewing issues and the usual yellow and red flashing lights…

 

The Phantom 3 and Inspire 1 now have DJI waypoint navigation by a firmware and Go App update and not through the Ground Station app. Both drones are pretty impressive. However, when these drones were first released they didn’t come with waypoint navigation which was certainly a big disappointment. Not having waypoints took most people…

 

Increasing the FPV range on the Phantom 2 Vision+ really adds to the enjoyment of flying.   You can fly higher and further giving you opportunities to photograph and film unique aerial footage.  This post with videos give you 2 terrific solutions to extending the FPV range on your Phantom 2 Vision+.

 

The Phantom 2 Ground Station app allows for the setting up of autonomous waypoints.  What this means is that your Phantom 2 quadcopter  will fly autonomously from takeoff, then through its programmed points to its destination and also land safely. It is exciting technology and shows us the potential of drones in everyday life. The Ground…

 

When your Phantom loses GPS signal and enters failsafe mode, their are always some anxious moments as you are unsure whether your quadcopter will return to its home point. If the Phantom is out of sight, the anxiety is even greater until you see your Phantom coming back to you.  It’s not a good feeling…

 

Problems with the GPS signal or loss of GPS on your Phantom 2 Vision is a worry and can lead to fly away issues or in the worse case, your drone crashing. This article and drone diy video below will show you how to improve the GPS signal on your Phantom 2 Vision+. You can look…

 

Updating the firmware and DJI App on the Phantom 2 drone to the latest version will solve multiple issues and add new features.  You can expect better flying, longer battery life on your drone and added improvements to the Phantom Vision app on your laptop. This article and video will show you how to update…

 

A reset or re-calibration of your Phantom’s IMU Compass will need to be completed if you are still receiving yellow and red flashing lights after using the normal compass calibration process. The problem occurs because the drone’s compass has come close to a strong magnetic field. This problem only happens in GPS mode and not in…

 

Calibrating your Phantom Compass is one of the most  important steps to prevent Fly-Away issues. This article with videos explain the issue of fly-away along with how to prevent this from happening in the first place.  The first video also discusses what to do when fly-away occurs.  The Phantom has very fluid movement. You move…