KF600 FPV Drone Optical Position Hold Gesture Control Flight Test Review

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This unusual looking drone includes hand gesture controls and optical flow position hold. Find it here https://goo.gl/s6mEbk

Pros
– Optical flow position hold and altitude hold enables automatic position hovering of the drone without pilot input.
– Dual 720p cameras provide views straight ahead and directly under the drone.
– Camera gesture control enables automatic shutter control of both video and photos.
– 2.4 Ghz WiFi for FPV and drone control allows use by most phones. No need for a 5G WiFi capable phone.
– FPV video and camera control is provided by the “Up Fly” app available on Google Play here https://goo.gl/tyTaoz and iTunes here https://goo.gl/5EYVRe
– 3.7V 950mah battery provides close to 9 minutes of flight time.

Cons
– No SD card for recording. Expect usual WiFi frame dropping.
– Slight downward angle on camera makes viewing the horizon difficult.
– Altitude hold is not very steady if there is any wind.
– Phone holder presses against the volume and power controls of my phone. To avoid it from shutting off my phone, I had to wedge a wad of tissue between the controller and the phone.
– Not very sporty. Mainly intended as a camera drone.
– Drone started to drift on low battery.

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