Pushing drones TOO FAR – Battery range BATTLE

Pushing drones TOO FAR – Battery range BATTLE

How far would your drone go if signal strength wasn’t a factor?
Ken finds out, as he range-tests the Mini 2 vs DJI FPV vs Autel Evo II vs Phantom 4 Pro.

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  1. Sumi khan vlogs on January 9, 2022 at 1:16 pm

    Very nice video u share

  2. Mike Anderson on January 9, 2022 at 1:16 pm

    One finger car driving not good.

  3. tappedurmom on January 9, 2022 at 1:18 pm

    Damn I didn’t know the phantom is that tough! Great video! Took the whole upside-down on gravel thing like a champ ๐Ÿ† lol

  4. Wrc Hobby on January 9, 2022 at 1:19 pm

    DJI pos ๐Ÿ˜‚

  5. Hex on January 9, 2022 at 1:19 pm

    I am doing 10km + on my mini 2 and still 10-15% left after that(normal mode), and that is on the battery with 70 cycles. Wind probably matters a lot for this tiny drone.

  6. BoTMSapper on January 9, 2022 at 1:20 pm

    I recall my mates DJI Mavic, kept trying to land when we were pushing it back home so we didn’t have to go walking for it… Well, the back rotors stopped we saw it flip on the camera, to land in a dam right in the middle of a field. Yep, sent it to DJI to see if could be repaired to have it turned to say congrats, you know own a $2k paperweight.

  7. Mothy on January 9, 2022 at 1:20 pm

    DJI drones really give the hobby a bad name, not the pilots. If DJI stuff had a kill switch you could avoid lacerating people. But because DJI puts safety of its hardware above safety of pedestrians, we will see many videos of drones crashing with props still running trying to return to home.

  8. Svein on January 9, 2022 at 1:20 pm

    Love your videos man.. make my want to try fpv. Keep up the awesome job. And nice you crash your phantom so I donโ€™t have to..

  9. Matt Bugbee Ariel Views on January 9, 2022 at 1:21 pm

    Great video, very entertaining!

  10. Michael Caliri on January 9, 2022 at 1:21 pm

    Your entertaining and nuts LOL

  11. Luckyme Fpv on January 9, 2022 at 1:22 pm

    Hi Ken, is it worth it to buy a used phantom 3 pro nowadays for $300 or should I look for a different model with more sensors? People say the props show up in the video a lot. Thank you

  12. VacFink on January 9, 2022 at 1:25 pm

    Curious what the battery capacity and if they would recharge fully after that test. My guess is the batteries took a hit to lifespan but would love to confirm.

  13. Flyin Eye Aerial & FPV on January 9, 2022 at 1:27 pm

    Wish the world had more people like you Ken. The end is super funny man ๐Ÿ˜

  14. Flatlands Aerial Photography on January 9, 2022 at 1:27 pm

    Youโ€™re not right in da head, love it, keep up the good work

  15. KLRSKIR on January 9, 2022 at 1:28 pm

    That was FUN!

  16. Welsh Rob on January 9, 2022 at 1:31 pm

    Truly great video. Big thumbs up ๐Ÿ‘

  17. Glenn Mire on January 9, 2022 at 1:32 pm

    What is it about the Evo II flight characteristics don’t you like. I just found out about it last night and am thinking it over the DJI A2S.

  18. MattHeaven on January 9, 2022 at 1:32 pm

    I find that my Air 2S is much more stable and also locks in much better to a home point than my P4P V2. The Phantom almost returned home into some power lines yesterday when I was using drone deploy to map a field. The Air 2S will land back on a dime.

  19. MrRick on January 9, 2022 at 1:33 pm

    Cool I’m gonna have to do the same thing with all my drones lol thank you for sharing

  20. LetsGoBrandon! on January 9, 2022 at 1:34 pm

    2BG1D Two big guys one drone.

  21. Dallas B711 on January 9, 2022 at 1:34 pm

    Also Love my Phantom 4…I would Love to see you put yours in ATTI mode and do some "Freestyle " !

  22. Thomas Calleson on January 9, 2022 at 1:36 pm

    I like the videos you put out Ken your friend Thomas from Winter Haven

  23. Nelson on January 9, 2022 at 1:36 pm

    Two virgins in action + a drone…

  24. TheEviling on January 9, 2022 at 1:36 pm

    Imagine having a house next to that road, seeing a chevy chasing drones all day long ๐Ÿ™‚

  25. Aerial Motion Photography on January 9, 2022 at 1:38 pm

    that’s awesome!

  26. Detectorguy on January 9, 2022 at 1:39 pm

    Ken I flew a mavic pro at zero % battery for a LONG time

  27. JR 1322 on January 9, 2022 at 1:39 pm

    And that’s why I still love my phantom. Great video Ken.

  28. Ahmad Carlos on January 9, 2022 at 1:40 pm

    If he had hit those wires. There wouldn’t have been any damage to the wires. The drone however would’ve been fucked.

  29. Craig W. on January 9, 2022 at 1:40 pm

    Mini 2 with an Lion battery would have also been interesting…

  30. Patrick Hoesly on January 9, 2022 at 1:42 pm

    LOVE this video! Very fun to watch. I just need you to fly the DJI 2S ’til the battery kaputs.

  31. Andrew Skowronski on January 9, 2022 at 1:45 pm

    The FAA has just changed the acronym L.O.S. from line of sight to LANDING OUTTA SERVICE. Thanks for the RIDE. Cheers!!

  32. Bobby Baggs on January 9, 2022 at 1:46 pm

    Hahaha I love the end!

  33. dtvtechrp on January 9, 2022 at 1:48 pm


  34. DarkMikaruX on January 9, 2022 at 1:50 pm

    I need more drone friends! This looks crazy fun! Great vid guys!! I love experiments like this.

  35. Shawn Freeman on January 9, 2022 at 1:51 pm

    It tracks each battery flight so you could have flown for the battery duration and it tells you in miles how far it went on that battery

  36. Atort Aerials on January 9, 2022 at 1:53 pm

    Never heard critically low warning?! I feel like I hear that every flight. ๐Ÿคฃ Jute a word of caution too with evo 2 pro when critically low battery you canโ€™t gain altitude so really sucks. Avoid critically low battery with autel 190% pay attention to low battery at 25% and be back on ground for sure by 15%. Thank me later. And u lucked out with those wires I took my autel out two days ago with a power line was like a mosquito getting zapped by a mosquito light! ๐Ÿคช

  37. Derek White on January 9, 2022 at 1:54 pm

    This makes me think of Mitch Hedberg, why plant plants out of reach…

  38. Mule Crusher on January 9, 2022 at 1:56 pm

    so much fun your videos are.

  39. Flyin Eye Aerial & FPV on January 9, 2022 at 1:58 pm

    DJI POSโ€ฆโ€ฆinstead of DJI FPV lol ๐Ÿ˜‚

  40. Natasha kinski on January 9, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    enjoy this video with the laughing sounds๏ผŒ thanks

  41. DJ Ern Videos on January 9, 2022 at 2:01 pm

    The Phantom 4 is one of the best all around camera drones there is, even with it being older than all of the other models it held its own pretty dang well!

  42. Seppo Siimessalmi on January 9, 2022 at 2:03 pm

    Nice test with those drones !

  43. Brandon Carlsness on January 9, 2022 at 2:03 pm

    Can anyone recommend a cheap 107 course and does it include the actual test?

  44. TxArch DroneGuy on January 9, 2022 at 2:05 pm

    Ken, I enjoyed your battery test. My P4V2 is still my favorite drone. Looking forward to meeting I you again at Minefield.

  45. Hagar Weber on January 9, 2022 at 2:06 pm

    You daredevils ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ

  46. One Eleven on January 9, 2022 at 2:07 pm

    Ken, you may want to check the phantom motor mounts for stress cracks. Get a bright small flashlight and shine it through the underside of the mount while in a dark room. If you have cracks they should be visible.

  47. Dallas B711 on January 9, 2022 at 2:07 pm

    PS…give the devil his due…Weren’t you Wrong about the DJI FPV distance ?…We need to Trust You Ken…..

  48. Ryan Smith on January 9, 2022 at 2:08 pm

    Why are there so many bridges on that dirt road?

  49. Flying Through History on January 9, 2022 at 2:08 pm

    What is that road? a never completed highway? Lol, love the ending, even gave the wife a good giggle lol ๐Ÿ™‚

  50. Dolwolfian Photography on January 9, 2022 at 2:11 pm

    As alway the Phantom is the star of the bunch ๐Ÿค™

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