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  1. H

    Drone experiences research - your help needed!

    Hi all, Just bought a drone? Already a professional? A drone enthusiast? Regardless, your help is needed! I am looking for drone/RPAS/UAV pilots and enthusiasts to be a part of research I am undertaking into drone flying practices in the UK. What are the aims of the project? I’m exploring...
  2. ScottishLee

    Mavic 2 Pro/ Zoom Post Processing Software

    Just to get me started, which software is generally accepted as the must-have option for beginners? Kind regards, Scottish Lee.
  3. A

    New pilot to the game! Help please

    You alright guys! I’ve got a dji mavic air. Not sure if any of you lot have had this issue but DJI decided not to provide me with the charging adapter for the remote control! Ridiculous. I’ve had a proper look and removed the adapter thats already attached to the cable, but still nothing...
  4. 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...
  5. manoslinh

    Lake Neuchatel for beginners

    Hey! I am just discovering my drone and took this footage around Neuchatel! Feel free to roast me
  6. Mavicluvr

    I have a unique issue!

    My friend and I both have Mavic Pro's. He crashed and damaged his camera. I replaced the camera and gimbal. It works! So he calls me and tells me that his MP will not go over 4 mph. I tell him to turn off beginner mode. So, he gives me his MP to play with to see if I can figure it out. It will...
  7. Saadman1

    Hello from Bangladesh

    Hey everyone, Just picked up a Mavic Air from Bangkok last week and brought it to Bangladesh. Its my first drone ever and I'm loving it. Checking out plenty youtube videos before taking it for a good flight. Hope I can get some support from you guys if I need to know anything. Have a good day!
  8. Tanushiheadbash

    What I have learned in my first few weeks

    Well, I have had my Mavic Air about a month all in now, and doing my best to get out with it at every opportunity. Unfortunately with the weather over the last few weeks that's not actually that much.(About 2 and a half hours total flying time) Nonetheless I have learned a few things. My...
  9. D

    Visuo XS809HW vs EACHINE E58 - Beginner Drone?

    I am looking for a beginner drone with altitude hold. I initially narrowed down my choices to Single SYMA X5C-1 and JJRC H31. However, neither one has altitude hold. I then learned about Visuo XS809HW and EACHINE E58. Visuo is bigger and Eachine is smaller. Which one would you recommend?
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    Winter Christmas Cheers 4K - 2min.

    Merry Christmas to everyone! Here's our Christmas Eve celebration filled with food, gifts, Bingo, karaoke and family! I submitted this video to the "Share your country’s Christmas spirit with your DJI device" contest. A like and/or comment there would be very appreciated there! Here's the link...
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    23 Mavic Pro Essential Gear 4K60 – Quick Backpack & Accessories List (Platinum, Alpine)

    I’ve had the Mavic for months now and have acquired some accessories that I find essential when filming. Here’s a short video of what’s in my kit, including fitting everything in the backpack I have chosen. A bunch of these items should be on sale right now until the next couple of weeks! If...
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    23 Mavic Essential Gear Kit 4K60 – Short Backpack/Accessories List (Platinum, Alpine)

    After having used the Mavic for 9 months, I made a quick video of gear/accessories that I carry (and believe are important) when out filming. A bunch of these should be on sale for a week or two! If you’re free, also check out my cinematic drone tutorials for beginners (71 basic moves, multiple...
  13. P

    Tutorial: Beginner Wedding Cinematic Moves (Venue/Entourage)

    I just did a quick beginner wedding drone tutorial. It’s got 22 moves with controls used and a few tips as well. I hope you find it useful!
  14. P

    Humble Home 4K

    Simply sharing a short video of our home, all shot with the Mavic. Thanks for looking!
  15. heo3480

    Most common Drone Pilot mistakes

    Have you crashed your Mavic and why? This is our countdown of the most common drone pilot mistakes. If you as a new pilot avoid these, you have a good chance of saving your bird :-)
  16. M

    First flight(s), problems and solving them

    Hi, and pardon my french. English is not my native language, but I hope this makes some sense... I'm just writing my story here, I hope it helps someone who might have same issues. I bought my MP fly more combo last thursday and I was anxious to get it in the air. Before buying MP, I had been...
  17. The_Skyman23

    Sending a shoutout from Boston MA, USA!

    Hey everyone! Just signed up to the forum to get to know the Mavic community! I am part 107 certified licensed commercial flight in the US. Currently working on a larger portfolio piece as to market myself, but I've been making little 30 second teasers for my social media outlets. Here's a...
  18. A

    My first ever Mavic Pro Flight.

    Well this is not even close to how amazing most of you guys first videos are but it is my first flight with the mavic pro!!
  19. V

    Newbie check in from Nr Wakefield UK

    Hi All, Just a quick hello from here in the UK having just picked up a MP and hoping to be here for a while (crashes or fly away permitting ;) ) I'm looking for places to fly around the Wakefield./Leeds/Barnsley area to lose my training wheels and have found that you can fly in Pontefract Park...
  20. FantasticMrF

    Is the Mavic for beginners?

    Im not yet a mavic owner, im extremely interested in buying one and became a member of this website to assure myself before i make such a decision. my one question however, is the mavic appropriate for a beginner?