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Recent content by SMOKEYOB

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    Mavic Pro just flew away!

    Here are some screenshots of the wind data:
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    Mavic Pro just flew away!

    Cool, I'm on it!
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    Mavic Pro just flew away!

    Lesson learned for sure, this happened in March though, so no retrieving it now. There must have been 75mph+ winds out there, otherwise how can you explain the following? And I'm no expert here, so if anyone can chime in and enhance or correct my explanation, please feel free. With the drone...
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    Mavic Pro just flew away!

    Here is my reply from DJI support, was happy they took the time to analyze it and reply, just so I can have closure on what exactly went wrong. " Dear Customer, Thanks for your patience. For your claimed case, we have already finished the analysis, and the result is as follows: 1) t=04-17...
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    Mavic Pro just flew away!

    yes, I calibrated it right before takeoff.
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    Mavic Pro just flew away!

    Not stupid at all... I considered that, but I didn't want to cut throttle so soon, for 2 reasons..., I didn't want it crashing on a house, car, people, etc. and I didn't think I was going to lose it. Once it got way way out, I still believed I would be able to land it and retrieve it. And when...
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    Mavic Pro just flew away!

    Yes, there was definitely a big difference in the wind speed where I was standing and where the mavic was flying. I asked a few friends how well it performed in high winds, and they all said no issues whatsoever. Once the high wind warning showed up on my screen, which I usually ignored when...
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    Mavic Pro just flew away!

    Hello all, my friend pointed me to this forum, and suggested I share my story on here, so here it goes. I bought the Mavic Pro right around the end of December 2016, and received it sometime in January. I flew it all over my home area dozens of times without issue, so I was pretty familiar with...