Drones are gradually becoming the next cool toys for kids and adolescents nowadays. Mini drones like this one were quite expensive but recently drone maker like Altair air are making those that are budget friendly and offers quite a bunch of features.
You have features like Headless mode, One button mode, Altitude hold etc. Dubbed as a beginners drone, the Altair Aerial AA108 is quite easy to couple together and fly.
Where to Buy Altair Aerial AA108
Altair Aerial AA108 Key Specs and Features
- Protected propellers
- Emergency landing
- 720p HD FPV
- 7 – 10 minutes flight time
- Altitude Hold
- Standalone Controller
Design and Build
The drone is a small one, hence you could call it a mini drone and can qualify has a cool toy for taking nice selfies. Like most drone, the Altair Aerial AA108 has 4 propellers with the landing gear extended upward to protect the propeller.
It is quite light made of tough plastic built into a compact little flying toy. You’ve got Aerial written on top of it while the Altair’s logo is towards the top and a camera pointing forward at the nose.
From setting up the drone to actually flying it, the Altair Aerial AA108 is smooth with quite an impressive yaw. Looking at the size and price of the drone, you’d be surprised how well it performs.
First, there’s the live feed from the camera through the FlyingSee app installed on your phone. This is delivered at 720p quality plus you also get additional features like Virtual reality mode, Altitude hold and so on.
There are 3 flight skill level which includes, beginners, intermediate and of course expert or advanced level. What differentiates each of this level is the maximum speed you can attain and the extent to which you can control the quadcopter.
Now moving to how you get to operate the drone, you have a remote controller packed into the box with the drone. Also, when you install the FlyingSee app, you’ll get virtual controls on screen alongside the first person view (FPV).
One good addition is that, there is a paper overlay over the controls on the remote signifying what each of the buttons and analog sticks are meant for. Also, you have a range of 100m unobstructed and you get a beep on your controller when it is going out of range or low on battery.
Image and Video
All that is available on Altair’s website is that the Altair Aerial AA108 drone has a 120 degree wide angle HD camera. Not only that, you also get a life feed from the camera in HD quality but that about all the drone can offer. Without Optical image stabilization, the drone does well with consistent flight and nice hovering stability.
Altair Aerial AA108 Price and Availability
The Altair Aerial AA108 drone is available for sale in various online stores for about 40, 000 Naira depending on your location and the deal.
Altair Aerial AA108 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Altair Aerial AA108:
- Description: Mini Quadcopter
- Platform Support: FlyingSee
- Colours: Black
- Processor: –
- Memory: –
- Storage: –
- Motor Type: –
- Dimension: 183mm X 198mm X 43mm
- Weight: 85g
- Resolution: 720p
- Video Recording: 720p
- EV Range: –
- Camera Angle Adjustment: –
- FPV: Yes
- Shooting Time Delay: –
- Field of Vision: –
- Features: Virtual Reality Mode, Altitude hold, Headless mode, one button land and take off
- Sensors: –
- Satellite Navigation: –
- Flight Time: 8 – 10 minutes
- Maximum Altitude: –
- Controller: –
- Functions: –
- Battery: –
- Charging Time: –