"I love the idea of the electrical tape. I will wrap the front of my quad with the electrical tape. I have yellow with green stripes, so it will be easy to see when I am looking at it against the sky. I will try that today. I will also definitely try…"
"I've been learning slowly as well, I've done about 15 cautious flights, today I successfully tested all of the auto-modes, and did some 'fast' and fun flying for the first time... Wouldn't ya know it my last flight of the…"
"Re visibility and a relatively easy way... If your copter is all black just some coloured electrical tape on the front. I have the sonar mounts front and rear so I just put some coloured tape around that (two bands). As for night…"
"Thank you Dave. Just received my first Quad kit today. I have 0 knowledge on Quad and I found your first blog very interesting!. It shows that there is hope in my next adventure. After some good experience with ArduPlane I decided to…"
"Different colored props for the front and back are visible (in daylight!) from a surprisingly far distance. Not really far obviously, but "beginner far". I was recommended and use orange and green ones, they are cheapish and probably about…"
"I have two frames, the HT-FPV (which looks something like what you have) and a 3DR frame C.
The 3DR has the two blue arms but I can't tell from a distance. I have read some posts about adding lights.
JDrones has a board,
I will try the…"
"I find the orientation also very hard, especially since I painted the whole thing black. The lights seem like a good idea but they wont be very useful in the day. I think they would just be too hard to see. Maybe painting the front with…"
"Looks good, I'm learning also so easy is the key.
I find orientation can be difficult at times. Perhaps I have to add some lights. Green for the front and red for the back perhaps.
Had my 4th flight on Sunday but it was windy so I cut my…"