Wingsland S6 Flight Test

Wingsland S6 (V2) Review, Unboxing and Flight Test + Accessories Review

[Updated 13-07-17 – Part 5 added – BB Gun Accessory] Last year saw the rise of the smaller autonomous drone, but only the Mavic Pro from DJI succeeded. Wingsland have just relaunched their ‘Wingsland S6’ compact foldable drone and it looks impressive.

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.

Wingsland S6 Version 2 - Unboxing, Inspection, Flight Test Review
Wingsland S6 Version 2 – Unboxing, Inspection, Flight Test Review

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 (5 parts)…

Enjoy our comprehensive review of this new mini intelligent drone, split into 5 parts to make the series easier to follow.

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)

Finally, the flight test of the Wingsland S6 is available to view, unfortunately we were forced to delay filming of this part due to technical issues with battery and the drone itself.

Part 4 (Wingsland S6 ‘Search-Light’ Review)

Wingsland have released a set of three accessories for the Wingsland S6, we have just tested the new Search-Light accessory.

Part 5 (Wingsland S6 ‘Boom Boom’ Review)

Wingsland have released a set of three accessories for the Wingsland S6, this review will cover the exciting ‘Boom Boom’ BB pellet gun accessory.

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.


Battery Lipo 2S 7.6V 1400mAh (fully charged:8.7V)
Motors 1106 4300KV Brushless Motor
Propellers 3 inch (8 pieces)
Camera Sensor:1/3.06 inche(CMOS)
Camera: 4K&13MP 
Camera Pitch Limit: FOV 117°
3-axis Electronic image stabilization
Video Resolution [email protected],[email protected]
Full view shooting
Fast camera
Slow motion recording 4x (1920×1080 25 FPS)
Photo Shooting Mode 13MP Photo
360-degree panoramic shooting
Slow motion shooting
Time-lapse recording
Film Shooting Mode HD video shooting
Control Mode APP Virtual joystick
APP motion-sensitive mode
Flight Mode Beginner mode
Normal mode
Course lock mode
Home point lock mode
APP Functions
(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
Camera control
Flight simulator
Beginners guide
Voice prompts
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
Working Temperature 0-40°C
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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