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  1. S

    Recommendation as to suitability

    Hi folks, Looking for some advice on whether the Mavic Air would be a suitable drone as a first purchase for my disabled son. He has no functionality in his right arm so trying to find a drone which is fairly automatic in its operation. I.e auto take off, flight and return using his own...
  2. S

    Hi all from Essex, UK

    Hi all, just got back from holiday and after watching someone with a drone, I now have a Mavic Air turning up tomorrow, looking for any areas locally that are ideal for a newbie and are safe.
  3. Gordon Albert

    Greetings From A New Pilot, Sarawak Malaysia

    Greetings from Sarawak, Malaysia, Just bought my Mavic Pro Platinum last weekend. Did a first solo flight, basically manual takeoffs and landings, climbing and hoovering and fly around to test the unit. My hands still trembling due to nervousness:eek::eek:... Need more practice and guide from...
  4. R

    potential new Mavic pilot

    Hi everyone, new to the forum so it's my first post. I wanted other peoples opinions and experience with flying drones around St Helens area and the northwest in general. I currently live in class D airspace so I appreciate the rules regarding this. flying under 400ft, not flying over people...
  5. Z

    Bad day at the office

    So it finally happened to me: Pick Pocketed in a flash. So my Iphone 7+ is gone and I now have to fall back on old ipads and phones in storage. So I need some advice to help until I can replace: Can a ipad mini with 9.2.3 work. Tried to download go4 but no go. Will dji go work? what possible...
  6. R

    Refurb and warranty help

    Hi First time posting on here. Just couple of questions. I was thinking of buying a refurb Mavic Pro. I’m from the UK and the site that i would be using is Scan.co.uk? Anybody out there used them before? Are they any good? Secondly, are refurbs generally safe to buy. I’ve read a few forums...
  7. Hawkeye

    Should I update from 01.03.0800 to the lastest firmware? - New Mavic, New Pilot

    Hello everyone! I just got my Mavic and haven't flown it yet. I already activated it and was wondering if I should update from 01.03.0800 (out of the box) to the latest firmware or just leave it as it is. What would be the pros and cons of my current firmware vs the latest? I'm on iOS (iPhone...
  8. P

    Video from my first few flights

    Hey Guys! Living on the outskirts of Sydney, and I just got a mavic for Christmas. I’ve made a video just messing about at my local park. Any tips and advice would be much appreciated! Thanks - Philpyy
  9. G

    DJI Care Refresh Problems - Advice Sought

    I am looking for advice. I sent my Mavic Pro in for its first Refresh a couple of weeks ago. The damage included 2 broken Platinum (low noise) propellers that were purchased at the advice of sales in the DJI Flagship store in Hong Kong. DJI has refused to replace the blades, citing an...
  10. fozza

    New Mavic Flyers (Platinum or Pro)

    Hi Guys, I've got a pre order in for the MPP upgrading from a P3A. There seems to be a few newbies like me coming to the Mavic party with this model so was wondering if you seasoned flyers could give us some pointers and advice on things like good websites to check out, good you tube channels...
  11. N

    Looking to upgrade my (crashed) P3A to a mavic

    I had the P3A from when it got released and never had any crashes or collusion until now. I miss judged and flew at full speed with the wind into a tree. It destroyed the camera, cracked glass, broken gimbal motor and completely snapped it off, the battery case and the quad frame cracked, bits...
  12. D

    How can I become a better pilot? Open to your wisdom :)

    Hi Everybody! I've had the Mavic for almost 6 moths now and after my second flight and - first and only- crash I decided to thoroughly read the manual a couple of times, watched a lot of youtube videos and read many of the posts here. That has reduced the crashes to 0! However, I'm not sure...
  13. FantasticMrF

    Would love some feedback on my mavic movie

    made a small film 'into the woods' with the mavic and only the mavic! id love it if you could view it, give it a like and/ or leave some feedback on youtube or either here! would help me out so much and i always love to learn how to improve! thanks in advance!
  14. N

    Problems with customer support.

    Hello everyone, I am having a huge issue with DJI Customer Support and I wanted to know if anyone has any advice. I am will try to keep this brief, but I also want to explain the whole situation. Before my roadtrip I wanted to buy a DJI drone. However, after I ordered it, I saw that it would...
  15. S

    Most used ND filter?

    Recently received a Mavic Pro as a gift and as my first drone I've been acclimating myself to the flying characteristics of the drone and gradually increasing what I do on each flight. I have a background in photo and video and normally use 4x4 solid and graduated ND filters in my photography...
  16. T

    Need advice about getting better angles and shots.

    I took my Mavic pro to my favorite hiking trail and made a short video from the footage. If anyone could maybe criticize and tell me what to do better, any advice helps.
  17. Nash

    Hey Everyone from Amalfi Coast, Italy

    Hey Everyone! I'm Nash, I'm 19, and I've recently bought a Mavic Pro. It's really nice to meet people with same interests so I'll briefly introduce myself and my "drone history": I've always been really into RC helicopters and planes in general, but it's only been a little over a year since I...
  18. markyodo

    Purchasing used - checklist?

    An acquaintance of mine was able to get a fly more bundle in Nov. 2016 at a DJI launch party. From what I know he has only flown the drone 2 times and less than 25 minutes and he purchased the replacement insurance. I have offered to buy the Mavic from him but I want to check it out first...
  19. TLT

    DJI Ground Station Pro App & DJI Go - DON'T HAVE BOTH OPEN

    All, Just a heads up. I had planned a mission with the GS Pro app and everything went peachy. Then when I switched apps to the DJI Go App to fly an orbit for some oblique shots things were going fine until I hit the (...) three dots in upper right hand corner of DJI Go App which is the same...
  20. halley

    Selecting a Photographic Filter - FLOWCHART

    Click on the graphic to expand it so you can read and follow this flowchart. I did not include film cameras or other hipster pursuits, but this is not limited to drone photography.