Below is a list of our latest blog posts, enjoy!

Author: Rise Above   Date Posted: 29 January 2016  

DJI announced today that the new Osmo FlexiMic will be made available free of charge for all Osmo owners starting March 2016. This new plug-in microphone will offer users of the handheld, stabilized 4K camera and gimbal system an even more powerful experience, taking them one step further towards professional-level filmmaking.

There are several ways for Osmo users to get their free FlexiMic. It will be ...

Author: 3DR   Date Posted: 7 January 2016  

Welcome to Solo, season two.

3DR designed Solo to evolve. Since Solo launched, 3DR continued to create and deliver new features that will surprise and empower drone users and moviemakers of every experience level and interest. This latest software release is a big one, and does what 3DR want all releases to do: It makes every Solo out there a better Solo.

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Date Posted: 17 December 2015  

Cold Weather and LiPo Batteries

Flying DJI aircraft in winter can be fun, but we have heard that some of our users have experienced issues when flying in cold weather. Did you know that as the temperature drops, so does the performance of the LiPo battery inside your aircraft? Read on to find out how to look after your battery and keep yourself in the air.

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Date Posted: 27 November 2015  

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Author: DJI   Date Posted: 13 November 2015  

With winter just around the corner (for the Northern Hemisphere, at least:), we’d like to remind you to keep the following safety tips in mind when flying your aircraft in cold weather.


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Author: James Trew   Date Posted: 21 October 2015  

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Author: Rise Above   Date Posted: 12 October 2015  

As bushfire season continues in Australia, Rise Above would like to caution you not to fly near fire emergencies or other disaster areas without coordinating with local authorities. Doing so, even at low altitudes, may distract emergency responders or could pose a hazard to manned aircraft involved in the operation.

Geoscience Australia maintains an interactive map of current fire disaster area. Share:

Date Posted: 5 May 2015  

Rise Above are excited to announce that WE ARE MOVING!

Our new larger premises is located at


Unit 2, 40 Dunn Rd,

Smeaton Grange 2567


The move will commence on the 7th May and we will be in the new premises by Wednesday 13th May 2015.

We will remain open during this period, answering phone calls and emails and processing orders, However we will be operating at limited capacity so your patience is appreciated.

Date Posted: 1 December 2014  

Dear DJI Inspire 1 Customers,

We know you are excited to receive your Inspire 1 and would like to share the following information with you:

• The Inspire 1 will start shipping from DJI to Rise Above Drones at the end of December. Shipments will be prioritized with those who preordered first, receiving their units first.

• A convenient carrying case will now be included with all orders from Rise Above. This case has been customized to fit your Inspire 1.


Carrying Case for Inspire 1

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Date Posted: 6 August 2014  

DJI released a video of their new S900 Hexacopter being put through a 72 Hour Test Flight.

The 72 hour test flight is done to ensure quality and a long operating life of the hexacopter. An external power source was used to keep in it flight for the duration of the video. You can learn more about the DJI Spreading Wings S900 and Preorder yours at


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Date Posted: 1 August 2014  

DJI has announced the S900 Spreading Wings Hexacopter, designed for professional aerial photographers and cinematographers.

DJI recently announced they will be phasing out their S800 line, and now we know exactly why!

The DJI S900's lightweight, compact design makes it easy to take anywhere and create amazing aerials on the go. Equipped with DJI's most advanced motors and electronic speed controllers, a sturdy carbon fiber frame, and a brand new power distribution system, the S900 gives you the power, strength and stability you need to create amazing footage.

For more information or custom build inquiries, please contact us at sales@riseab...

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Date Posted: 28 February 2014  


We are giving away 2 Phantom Kits to 2 of our lucky customers and supporters

So How do I enter?

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Author: Rafi Mehdi  

Here's a link to one of our custom built Vulcan UAV hexacopter systems featured in a recent news article with the Cairns post: