- Leading drone brand DJI, redefines drones by launching its new drone ready to fly in first-person view: the DJI FPV
First-person view drones have been a solid trend lately. The leading drone brand DJI launched its new drone, DJI FPV. Their first ready-to-fly FPV drone. This drone allows users to have an immersive flight experience.
The DJI FPV combines first-person view and high-speed racing drones. It has a cinematic camera pan, safe technology, and optional motion control, allowing users to control the drone with only manual movements. Except for a firmware-related update, it’s ready to fly.
It also comes with a traditional flight controller and goggles. DJI FPV has an immersive and intuitive aerial platform. All this for $1,299.
“Ever since people have walked the earth, they have wondered how to fly. Redefine flying.».DJI
FPV stands for «First Person View,» It refers to the drone camera transmitting live video to the user.
They are not illegal, but each country has different rules or laws about flying drones, especially in protected areas or near airports. You should always keep safety in mind and know the necessary rules or permits in your area.
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DJI FPV is DJI’s first ready-to-fly first person view drone.
A drone flight experience with an easy-to-use drone
The drone has three different flight modes to choose from, making it easy for anyone to use it, regardless of their pilot skills.
- N mode: immersive experience with traditional flight controls and obstacles detection. It is the most accessible mode. The top speed is 30 miles per hour.
- M mode: Unlocks unlimited flight controls for more experienced users.
- S mode: simplifies FPV controls for hybrid flight. It is a mix between mode N and mode M. The maximum speed is 60 miles per hour.
While the drone is flying, users can also use buttons for safety, making flying not only a memorable experience but also a safe one.
It has a brake for emergencies and hovering. It stops and stays suspended in place with one touch; by simply pressing this button while flying in any mode and at any speed, the drone will stop and remain stationary stable for a few seconds.
The DJI FPV also has a Return to Home button, automatically returning the drone to its initial location, also helpful if the signal transmission is lost. It has a fully integrated camera that records every detail, with a super wide-angle of 150º.
DJI FPV Technical Specifications
Some parts of the DJI FPV are easily replaceable, such as the landing gear, the plastic top case (includes an extra one), the gimbal, and the propellers.
It is more resistant than other DJI drones, which helps if you get too close to a tree, building, or other obstacles.
The battery is built into the frame and locks securely. It can last up to 20 minutes, but it also depends on your flight speed.
Not only does it have good flight performance, but DJI FPV can also capture dynamic cinematic images. It has an integrated 4K / 60fps 120 Mbps camera, providing stability during complex maneuvers and unique angles. It also includes RockSteady technology, which stabilizes and smooths shaky videos.
Images can be saved in H.265 or H.264, using less memory space, but preserving details during compression.
Get adventurous with the DJI FPV drone
The FPV drone has portable front LED lights and airplane arm lights with different colors, allowing users to customize their drone as they wish.
DJI FPV creates a new category of drones and opens up new possibilities for content creators and drone enthusiasts to create unique experiences. Remember that flying drones have rules according to each different country or state. It is crucial to have the permits before flying your drone.