Quick question about take off

Discussion in 'Mavic Pro Discussions' started by Joedeertay, Oct 26, 2016.

  1. Joedeertay

    Joedeertay Member

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    I know this is probably a frowned upon question....But could you hold the Mavic in your hand and use the other hand to slide to take off? Basically launch from your hand or does it have to be on the ground?
     
  2. kmaluo

    kmaluo Well-Known Member

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    Yes, it's pretty easy to do, there are a couple threads about it. You should let it initialize on the ground first though.
     
  3. Joedeertay

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    Ok awesome, thanks! Doing this could cause any issues with the IMU would it?
     
  4. CactusJackSlade

    CactusJackSlade Well-Known Member

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    As long as you initialize it on the ground first you should be good to go, as Kamalou mentioned
     
  5. bakerboy

    bakerboy Well-Known Member

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    Props and flesh don't play nicely, I still have nerve damage from a prop strike in my hand
     
  6. kmaluo

    kmaluo Well-Known Member

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    Any ideas lunching from hilly terrain with no good place to initialize? Anyone just hold it real still? Lol
     
  7. CK.Mavic

    CK.Mavic New Member

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    This is what I was always doing with my Phantom 4 and never had a problem.
     
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