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Discover and pilot the Parrot AR.Drone and AR.Drone 2.0 from Parrot using the new application, AR.FreeFlight 2.2.
INTUITIVE – Download AR.FreeFlight 2.2, the free control application, and you are ready to fly! By tilting your iPhone, iPod or iPad you control the direction of your AR.Drone. When you release control, the AR.Drone is instantly stabilized in the air. AR.FreeFlight 2.2 is compatible with the Parrot AR.Drone and the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0
FLY LIKE A CHAMPION – The AR.Drone is equipped with intuitive sensors that allow it to remain stable in the air, virtually flying itself. Anyone can fly like a champion as the embedded sensors allow for easy take-off and landing. With the AR.Drone 2.0 and AR.FreeFlight 2.2, you can access the exclusive and patented Absolute Control piloting mode for beginners that can be adjusted with your growing expertise.
RECORD HIGH DEFINITION VIDEO - As you fly, the HD video is recorded and sent via WiFi directly to your device after you land. With one click, upload your video from the user-friendly interface seamlessly to Youtube or share your pictures on Picasa.
AR.DRONE 2.0 EXCLUSIVE… PERFORM ACROBATICS – Make your AR.Drone 2.0 flip in mid-flight using a simple control.
Improve your flying experience with AR.Drone Academy. See all your flights on the AR.Drone Academy map, watch your videos, enhanced with in-flight data and share them with pilots throughout the world.
DIRECTOR MODE LAUNCH
Launch automatic movements to get stabilized and smooth trajectories. Panorama, travellings, crane and static point are available and you can change the speed during the movements to adjust it to your needs
Front camera settings such as white balance, saturation and exposure can be adjusted to scene you want to shoot
Post production options developed especially for the AR.Drone 2.0 videos are available to stabilize the video on your iDevice. Choose the rate of correction that fits and it creates a new additional version of the video directly visible from the app. It is also stored into the Camera Roll.
Your video is too long? Some parts are not of interest? Thanks to the sequence edition option you can cut some parts of your video to select only the ones you want and create a new video with only the selected sequences.
FLIGHT RECORDER COMPATIBILITY
To use all the features linked to the Flight Recorder, you need to plug it above the battery. It is extremely important that the Flight Recorder is exactly just above the battery and not elsewhere to get the best of it. Please check our videos on www.parrot.com
A new piloting mode has been developed. When you click on the earth icon on top right corner of the piloting interface, a map appears on the screen. This is the map around your location. Choose a point on the map, set the speed, set the altitude and click “GO”. The AR.Drone 2.0 starts its flight to get to this point. The AR.Drone 2.0 stays within the Wi-Fi range from your iDevice.
The “Return Home” functionality helps to get his AR.Drone 2.0 back to the take-off location automatically.
Review in 3D all your flights made with the Flight Recorder connected to your AR.Drone 2.0 on the AR.Drone Academy map.
Get a better stabilization for the static point when you fly in high altitudes thanks to the GPS positioning of the Flight Recorder.
The Flight Recorder registers more than 350 different flight data.
Stuck in a tree? Just try the “Rescue mode” directly from the piloting interface to try to unblock the AR.Drone 2.0 from the branches. Even if it is upside down, the propellers will spin so you have new possibilities to make an action while your AR.Drone is not reachable.
This app is for iOS 6 and higher.
Enjoy your flights
Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.
iOS 9 compatibility
iOS 8 compatibility
iOS 7 compatibility, Flight Recorder Firmware update
new OS compatibility
AR.Director In-App Purchase transfer of AR.Drone, AR.FreeFlightUS and AR.FreeFlightWORLD applications to AR.FreeFlight.
DIRECTOR MODE - Launch automatic movements to get stabilized and smooth trajectories. Panorama, travellings, crane and static point are available and you can change the speed during the movements to adjust it to your needs
FLIGHT RECORDER COMPATIBILITY - To use all the features linked to the Flight Recorder, you need to plug it above the battery. It is extremely important that the Flight Recorder is exactly just above the battery and not elsewhere to get the best of it. Please check our videos on www.parrot.com
RESCUE MODE - Stuck in a tree? Just try the “Rescue mode” directly from the piloting interface to try to unblock the AR.Drone 2.0 from the branches. Even if it is upside down, the propellers will spin so you have new possibilities to make an action while your AR.Drone is not reachable.
Accelerometer piloting mode and absolute control is back.
The profile of AR.Drone Academy accounts has been enriched with usage statistics for AR.Race 2 and AR.Rescue 2.
The AR.Drone Academy map now uses the Apple Maps service. The display of flight maps and additional map elements have been revised to improve the display speed which now also automatically refreshes when you explore the map.
The way flights and additional map elements are displayed within the app has now been revised which has improved the speed of the display which refreshes automatically when you explore the map.
Find thousands of user videos using the AR.Drone Academy map. Flights with shared videos or photos are now shown by an icon or a thumbnail on the map so they are easier to find.
The videos you record on a USB flash drive, connected to the AR.Drone 2.0, can be downloaded to your Smartphone or Tablet. The superimposed telemetry display (showing speed, altitude and battery level) is now also available for these videos.
A new option has also been developed to make it easier for you to share videos and photos. You now have the option to share all your videos and photos automatically on YouTube and Picasa however this feature only works if AR.Freeflight 2.2 is open.
The overall performance of the application has now been enhanced to improve your experience of the AR.Drone 2.0.
AR.FreeFlight version 2.2 is compatible with iOS6 and later versions only, and with the following devices: iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S and 5, iPod touch 4 and 5, iPad 2 and New iPad.
AR.FreeFlight 2.1.10 includes:
With AR.Drone Academy (beta), upgrade your flight experience:
Opening of AR.Drone Academy
Activate flips in 4 directions: front/back/left/right
- Video recording compatible with iPhone 3GS and iPod touch 3 (recording in 360p)
* Absolute control piloting mode
Contains a new firmware update for the AR.Drone to play with new games coming soon.
This version contains a new firmware update for the AR.Drone.
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- Video live streaming improvement
- Bug fixes on motor boards
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IMPROVEMENT OF WIFI CONNEXION
- P264: a new video codec with a lower bit-rate to increase the available Wi-Fi network bandwidth for the control link.
- This application contains a new AR.Drone firmware update for all previous firmware versions including 1.1.3.
- The video stream quality adjusts to the available bandwidth
- Firmware update process upgrade.
- Control buttons transparency setting
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