Hitting Gaps | FPV 101: Phase 6, Episode 10

By | December 10, 2022

One of the most exciting things to do as a drone pilot, whether freestyle flying or racing, is hitting gaps. The smaller the amount of room for the drone to pass through, the more rewarding it can be to attempt successfully.

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One of the most exciting things to do as A drone pilot whether freestyle flying Or racing is hitting gaps The smaller the amount of room for the Drone to pass through the more rewarding It will be to attempt successfully Hitting knife edge gaps is like hitting Any other kind of Gap only the point is To roll the Drone 90 degrees onto its Side so you can pass through more narrow Obstacles you're going to want to start By knife edging regular gaps first Before working your way up to more Precise and challenging obstacles As you approach the Gap drop throttle And cross-coordinate a roll to one side After you pass through the Gap either Quickly re-level yourself if you're low To the ground or continue your roll Through if you have some room to fall You'll notice that when you roll your Drone onto its side that it'll start Traveling in that direction if your Throttle is raised even when your Throttle is completely lowered this Drift will still happen a little bit Because of idling Motors because of this You'll need to pay special attention to How you approach knife edge gaps if you Know you're going to roll left through a Gap try approaching it still head on but Just a tiny bit to the right of where You need to enter that way when you're Pulled left with your roll you're lined

Up perfectly through the gap