A WORLD’S FIRST: DJI Spark piggyback Mavic Pro Platinum

#video of the DJI Spark piggybacking the Mavic Pro. ‘lightning bug’ riding on the ‘Mavicous Pro’: ooooh, well yes, this mod does fly … (like every other!) Mavicious Pro is a modded DJI Mavic Pro Platinum with the Spark ‘lightning bug’, both with self designed decals printed by decalgirl.com. But after this promising beginning, the end…

Mavicious Pro

  • DJI Mavic Pro Platinum
  • wheelbase: 335mm
  • FC, motors, RX, intelligent battery, RC: proprietary DJI
  • plastic, carbon fiber, 198 x 173 x 83mm (L x W x H), 734g


  • RTF BLADE Chroma ST10+
  • wheelbase: 400mm
  • FC BLADE (ARM-CORTEX M4 based),
  • Yuneec ST10+ Transmitter
  • plastic, 325 x 325 x 242mm (L x W x H), 1.300g

flying mods floating on the pond

The flying mods lightning bug and The Wave go swimming in the pond at Jenisch Park and the Schleepark fountain, Hamburg. DJI Spark mod ‘lightning bug’ aims to float on the water of the pond. flying mod The Wave splashing in the Schleepark fountain – short version flying mod The Wave splashing in the Schleepark…

Silver LEDar

  • based on AEE AP10 RTF
  • wheelbase: 370mm
  • camera: 16 MP / HD wide angle 1080p at 60 fps
  • battery: 14,8V / 4S, 2,800 mAh
  • carbon fiber, plastic, 290 x 290 x 370mm (L x W x H), 1.230g

lightning bug

  • DJI Spark RTF
  • wheelbase: 170mm
  • camera: 1/2.3″ CMOS, 12 Mpixel, FOV 81,9° 25mm
  • 3D obstacle sensing system
  • plastic, carbon fiber, 143 x 143 x 55mm (L x W x H), 300g

flying mods – kinetic poesy

is the site for custom made DIY multicopters, quadrocopters or drones in creative, colourful modelled mods

designed and custom built by

Jan Holthusen

maker faires – extra-terrestrial sites

If the ideas of Ridley Scott live on in the design of objects, it is surely in the flying mods exhibited at the Maker Faires of Frankfurt and Berlin by Jan Holthusen’s post-technology multicopter meditations. He has created visually extraordinarily exciting objects, composed simply of multicopter frames (“ReadyToFly”, “DIY kits” or “self-designed”) and artisticly fascinating…


  • DIY-kit HJ-Y3 Tricopter
  • wheelbase: 300mm
  • glass carbon fiber, 560x800x140 (L x W x H), 750g


  • DIY design
  • wheelbase: 345mm
  • FC Naze32 Rev.6, 4 x 2212 920v motors
  • styrodur, aluminium & plastik, 340 x 330 x 110mm (L x W x H), 670g

The Wave

  • RTF BLADE Chroma ST-10+
  • wheelbase: 400mm
  • plastic, 325 x 325 x 242mm (L x W x H), 1.300g