Last year saw the attempted rise of the smaller drone, but only the Mavic Pro from DJI succeeded. Wingsland have just relaunched their ‘Wingsland S6’ compact foldable drone and it looks impressive, but how does it perform? HobbyWow just gave us one to test.
Earlier in 2016, we reported on the initial launch of the Wingsland S6 but shortly after our editorial, we discovered that the model launched was a ‘pre-production’ version.
Customers were unhappy with this model, in addition to the firmware and app being relatively prematurely released with barely any functionality.
But the S6 has just been relaunched with a redesigned hardware set and an impressive specification, including 4K camera, dual-ultrasonic sensors, downward facing optical flow camera, GPS and GLONASS and folding form-factor which makes it truly pocket sized.
Watch our video review (4 parts)…
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Part 1 (Wingsland S6 Unboxing and Inspection)
In this first video, we unbox and inspect the Wingsland S6 to see how it compares to rival folding quadcopters/drones.
Part 2 (Wingsland S6 Setup and App)
In this next video, we will be downloading and installing the app for Android, upgrading the S6 firmware, testing the flight simulator, calibrating the gyro/compass and then exploring the rest of the app. We also present a clear comparison of EIS vs non-EIS to see just how effective it is.
Part 3 (Wingsland S6 Indoor/Outdoor Flight Test)
Part 4 (Wingsland S6 Accessories Review/Test)
Where to buy…
Our model came from HobbyWow, they are one of the few retailers shipping the newly revised hardware version. If purchasing from any other retailer, verify that they are not shipping version 1.
- PRODUCT LINKS/ACCESSORIES:
- S6 ACCESSORIES:
- WINGSLAND S6 COMPETITORS
|Battery||Lipo 2S 7.6V 1400mAh (fully charged:8.7V)|
|Motors||1106 4300KV Brushless Motor|
|Propellers||3 inch (8 pieces)|
Camera Pitch Limit: FOV 117°
3-axis Electronic image stabilization
Full view shooting
Slow motion recording 4x (1920×1080 25 FPS)
|Photo Shooting Mode||13MP Photo|
360-degree panoramic shooting
Slow motion shooting
|Film Shooting Mode||HD video shooting|
|Control Mode||APP Virtual joystick|
APP motion-sensitive mode
|Flight Mode||Beginner mode|
Course lock mode
Home point lock mode
(IOS & Android)
|App Name: Wingsland Fly|
OS Requirement:IOS 8.0(or later),Android 4.4(or later)
Wifi Frequency: 2.4GHz
Max Transmission Distance: 100mAircraft control
Video edition functions(Add background music, combine videos, subtitle and optional template)
|Flight Performance||Flight Time: About 10mins|
Max Flight Speed: 8m/s
Max Flight Altitude: 100m
|Positioning System||Outdoor: GPS/GLONASS Dual-GPS System|
Indoor: Infrared & Optical Flow Sensor
|Maximum Height(GPS): ||According to your country’s regulations|
|APP Controlling Distance||100m (open area without interference)|
|Intelligent Flying Modes||One key takeoff,landing/ One key return home(RTH)/ POI (Point of interest)/ Auto follow me/ 3D Flip/ 360-degree panoramic shooting|
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Dimension||Aircraft Fold: 138 X 79 X 32.6mm/5.433 X 3.1102 X 1.283inches |
Aircraft Unfolded: 138 X 169 X 32.6mm/5.433 X 6.654 X 1.283inches
Aircraft Diagonal Size: 190mm/7.48inches
Package Dimension: 189 X 128.5 X 77.5mm/7.44 X 5.059 X 3.051inches
|Weight||Aircraft Weight: 250g(With Battery)/8.82oz|
Package Weight: 548g/19.33oz
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