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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.

AR.DRONE ACADEMY
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.

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.

This app is for iOS 6 and higher.

Enjoy your flights

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Version History

Launched May 24, 2010 (almost 10 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Oct 16
2015
(Current)
Version 2.4.22

iOS 9 compatibility

Apr 29
2015
Version 2.4.19

iCloud compatibility

Mar 31
2015
Version 2.4.18

iOS 8 compatibility

Oct 24
2013
Version 2.4.12

iOS 7 compatibility, Flight Recorder Firmware update

Sep 16
2013
Version 2.4.7

new OS compatibility

Aug 12
2013
Version 2.4.5

AR.Director In-App Purchase transfer of AR.Drone, AR.FreeFlightUS and AR.FreeFlightWORLD applications to AR.FreeFlight.

Jul 04
2013
Version 2.4.3

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
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.

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.
Enjoy your flights.

Jun 25
2013
Version 2.3.0

Accelerometer piloting mode and absolute control is back.

Mar 01
2013
Version 2.2.9

The profile of AR.Drone Academy accounts has been enriched with usage statistics for AR.Race 2 and AR.Rescue 2.
View your scores and flight data for both these games on the AR.Drone Academy profile. AR.Race 2 has been added in the Games section of the AR.Freeflight 2.2.8 menu Compatibility with the iPhone 5 screen. The menu items have been reorganised along with the control interface buttons. Bug fixes.

Dec 19
2012
Version 2.2.7

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.

Sep 24
2012
Version 2.1.12

What’s new?
- AR.FreeFlight 2.1.12 is now fully compatible with iOS 6
- A pop-up appears in the photo/video section asking you to wait until all media are loaded
- A pop-up with progress bar appears during the retrieval of overlay data in the AR.Drone Academy -> My Flights -> Media
- Bug fixes
-- Splashscreen orientation fixed during app startup
-- Crash during sharing on Youtube
-- Top bar disappearance during video playing
-- The video is blocked when the sliding bar is used
-- The AR.Drone Academy Map will now load even if the location service is disabled
-- The Absolut Control icon will not appear anymore when you pilot an AR.Drone first generation

Sep 04
2012
Version 2.1.10

AR.FreeFlight 2.1.10 includes:
- AR.Drone Academy (Beta)
- Improved App stability and bug fixes

With AR.Drone Academy (beta), upgrade your flight experience:
Get a pilot profile on AR.Drone Academy
See flights on the Academy world map
Watch your AR.Drone videos enhanced with in-flight data
Share them easily on facebook or Youtube.
Find the best places to fly with AR.Drone
Share your flight data with other pilots
Score your best flights

Jul 31
2012
Version 2.1.6

AR.Drone Academy
Improve your flying experience with AR.Drone Academy. See all your flights on the Academy map, watch your videos, enhanced with in-flight data and share them with pilots throughout the world.

Opening of AR.Drone Academy
Create your pilot profile
Save and consult your in-flight data
Geolocation of your flights
See the world map of AR.Drone flights
Share your flight data with other pilots
Find the best places to fly
Link your flight data with the matching videos
Score your best flights

Activate flips in 4 directions: front/back/left/right
Automatic recording function
Activated sharing on Facebook
Activated sharing on Twitter

Jun 21
2012
Version 2.0.21

Bug fixes

Apr 24
2012
Version 2.0.1

- Video recording compatible with iPhone 3GS and iPod touch 3 (recording in 360p)
- Access to the registration for a demo in store through the section USER VIDEOS -> Try it
- Bug fix

Apr 02
2012
Version 2.0

* Absolute control piloting mode
* New acrobatic move: the Flip
* User interface revamp
* New section ""Get your AR.Drone 2,0""
* Media manager
* Recording capacity (photo/vidéo)

Dec 21
2011
Version 1.9.3

Contains a new firmware update for the AR.Drone to play with new games coming soon.

Dec 05
2011
Version 1.9.2

This version contains a new firmware update for the AR.Drone.

Sep 06
2011
Version 1.9.1

- Participate to the AR.Drone Challenges to get a chance to qualify for the FINAL in Las Vegas during CES 2012 and WIN $US 5000. ARE YOU THE BEST AR.Drone PILOT in the world?

- Video live streaming improvement

- Bug fixes on motor boards

Aug 03
2011
Version 1.9

PARTICIPATE IN THE AR.DRONE CHALLENGES AND WIN A TRIP TO LAS VEGAS !
Speed. Technique. Precision. Test your skills as an AR.Drone pilot by completing 3 unique challenges and try to win a trip to Las Vegas or one of several other prizes.
All details on www.ardrone.com

IMPROVEMENT OF WIFI CONNEXION
The AR.Drone is now set on access-point mode. Users should expect better WiFi stability, and better reconnections on battery changes.

May 25
2011
Version 1.8

- P264: a new video codec with a lower bit-rate to increase the available Wi-Fi network bandwidth for the control link.
- Settings become specific to each iDevice so you can have different settings on your different iDevices.
- This new version includes a firmware update for the AR.Drone.

Feb 25
2011
Version 1.7.1

- 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
- A sound is played when the battery is low

Feb 16
2011
Version 1.7

- The video stream quality adjusts to the available bandwidth
- A sound is played when the battery is low
- This application contains a new firmware update for the AR.Drone

Dec 22
2010
Version 1.6.1

- Firmware update process upgrade.
- New firmware update included: The reset button now resets the trim values.

Nov 26
2010
Version 1.6

- Control buttons transparency setting
- Image scaled to fit iPad display
- Controls size adapted for iPad
- New firmware update for the AR.Drone

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