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Who is the DJI FPV drone for? Interview with DJI’s Creative Director Ferdinand Wolf

You may have seen our review of the newly announced DJI FPV drone. This thing is by far the fastest drone we’ve ever flown and as the name suggests, it’s truly an immersive FPV (First Person View) experience. We had the opportunity to speak with Ferdinand Wolf, Creative Director at DJI and professional FPV drone operator, about this new beast of a drone. So put on your goggles and watch closely! FPV drones are by no means new, but until now the scene cultivating the sport of flying (very) fast drones using goggles for a fully immersive FPV experience involved a lot of DIY and custom-built devices, to say the least. With the new DJI FPV a true ready-to-use device is now available for the rest of us. So, what is an FPV drone, what distinguishes it from “normal” drones, why do I need it, and what the heck is ‘M’ mode all about? Let’s find out! DJI FPV Drone. Source: DJI Ferdinand Wolf is not only DJI Creative Director for Europe, but also a professional and passionate FPV drone operator, so he knows the ins and outs of FPV flying. What is a FPV drone? The new DJI FPV drone is quite different from their other lines of drones like the Mavic, Phantom or Inspire models. First, and most importantly for filmmakers, the DJI FPV camera system is missing a few beloved features. Just like the other models, it sits in a gimbal, but this gimbal does not offer...

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Published By: CineD - Thursday, 4 March

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