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Altair AA108 FAQs

Altair AA108 FAQs

Is the Altair AA108 a good drone for kids?

Yes! The AA108 is equipped with multiple skill level settings and is a great drone for beginners and kids over the age of 9! Take a look at our article on kids drones by clicking here

How do I download and use the video app?

We’ve made a handy video guide that will show you all the ins and outs of connecting your drone to the app:

How does the Altair AA108 handle in wind?

The AA108 is a very lightweight drone, and winds at or above about 10 mph will jostle it significantly, making it difficult to control.

What is the range of the flight controller?

Radio flight control is up to 100 meters.

What is the range of the FPV video?

The AA108 can stream live FPV video to the app from a range of 50 meters.

What SD Memory Card is Recommended?

We recommend a MICRO SD HC class 10 or higher memory card, the newest version of the AA108 comes with a memory card (as of Jan 1, 2018).

How much does the Altair AA108 Weigh?

85 grams

What are the measurements of the Altair AA108?

183 x 198 x 43 mm

What is the battery life of the Altair AA108?

7 minutes

Does the Altair AA108 have a 4 or 6 axis control?

6 Axis

How can you keep track of the AA108’s orientation while in flight?

The Altair AA108 has green LED lights on the front of the drone and red LED lights in the back.

What is Headless mode and how do I use it?

We have a whole video explaining Headless mode here:

How do I install new propellers?

We have a video explaining how to replace propellers here:

How do I adjust the trim on the Altair AA108?

There is a button on the back of the remote labeled “trim.” If the drone seems like it’s not responding appropriately to control inputs, hold this button down while moving the right analog control stick left, right, up or down to correct the trim. You will hear a beep each time the controller registers an adjustment. Adjust each direction until the drone is hovering without moving much.

How do I change flight modes on the Altair AA108?

There is a button on the back of the remote labeled “H/L.” When you push it, it will beep either once, twice, or three times. If it beeps once, the drone has been set to the beginner speed level. Two beeps indicates the intermediate speed level, and three beeps indicates the advanced flight level.

What mobile devices work with this drone?

Android phones, iPhones, and iPads.

Can you control the drone without the remote?

Yes. Once you have connected a mobile device to the video app, you can fly it directly from your phone or tablet without using the remote.

Does the Altair AA108 have a carrying case?

Not yet, but we’re working on it! In the meantime, we recommend a product like this, which lets you adjust the foam to fit the shape of any hobby-sized drone. Carrying Drone Quadcopter Cameras