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volate!lo

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Just wanted to say hello before I get into medias res!

I bought a Tello a few weeks ago after having owned a dozen or so drones over the years: Syma x5, Syma x11, Hubsan H107d FPV, Parrot Bebop 1, Parrot Bebop 2, Parrot Swing, Zerotech Dobby, plus a couple of no-name drones I forgot.

So I bought a Tello and my first reaction was: wow!
Tello has decent battery time for such a tiny drone, good camera and is stable even outside with a little wind. With the range extenders I used for my Bebop I can fly way beyond line of sight. Some 300-400m are easily achieved.
FPV beyond line of sight is illegal here with drones above 250gr and that was one of the reasons I haven't used my Bebop much recently. Actually I used my Tello much more as its a perfect fit for this...

However I didn't like the Android apps availabe for controlling Tello so I started coding - I am a Java developer by trade so why not! I am currently ironing out the last few bugs I found in my app. I am a few days away from going public so stay tuned. Sometime this weekend I think

A question to the moderators:
Is it OK if I introduce the app here on Tellopilots? My app will become a commercial offer once ready for public use and I thought I'd ask if promoting commercial apps is OK with you. If you agree I could also upload a time limited version for beta testing by interested forum members. The APK is about 1.5MB in size so pretty small.
 
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Welcome to the forum.
I hope you will find our site helpful and look forward to any input , photo's/video's you might post .
Don't be shy and ask anything if you can't find it by searching .
As far as what you ask I would send the Admin that question in a message @clackey to be sure
it is ok .
 
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Yes, this is fine. Normally we'd require members to be an approved vendor to post apps like this but we have a little more leniency in the tellopilots forum since there is quite a lot of developer innovation going on here...
 

volate!lo

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5 months and 1500 posts later my little app passed the 10.000 installations milestone. Time to celebrate. 💐🍾🥂🎂🍬

And time to say thank you TelloPilots Forum! The introduction would have been much harder without this forum.
Tomorrow I'll be off with a bad hangover!







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Thanks to TelloFPV our little Tello will never be the same. You did an amazing work. ;)

Congratulations !

Raul.
 

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