Well on only my second time to fly this little gem, HOUSTON we have a BIG PROBLEM.... Took my son with me to a large open area that had just been mowed and soft grass all around to fly. Charged up all my batteries and all was ready to go. Everything linked up and all was looking good going back and forth and then side to side getting the hang of it eye height. No camera yet... Then when coming back down to land as 1st battery was about out we landed and SNAP.... One aluminum leg just snapped at the drone body. WOW...... This is built extremely poorly in my opinion. The aluminum arms are just TOO light weight to handle the motor housing and the weak spot is at the adjoining body. See pics attached. It is obvious. This was plush soft grass we were landing on and not concrete and NO accidents yet. It even broke the bumper spoke right at the joint with the motor. Unbelievable! After waiting since June and just receiving this past week, I am now completely broken and cannot enjoy. My son just looked dazed and we packed up and headed home.
Observations..... Aluminum hollow arms are WAY, WAY too light weight to handle the load of the motor housings out on the end. Plastic bumper protector is made from too brittle of plastic.
Suggestions to +Vernon Kerswell
..... You need to seriously look at the manufacturing process some more as this should not be happening this easily. Just my opinion. Quality control is NOT happening like you think it is. I have been in RC hobby for the last 20 years and NEVER experienced anything like this before on only my second time using something. I have flown planes, cars and RC sailboats.
Not sure what to do now, as I want to enjoy this more as I have invested and still have not even broken out the camera nor used 3 of the batteries. In addition, with the gimble coming in May... Besides ordering replacement parts, which I feel will be the same.... any suggestions???