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  1. I

    Got in panic with police and lost Mavic. Critical battery vs RTH?

    Writing one of those posts I hoped I’d always read and never need to write myself... Driving home on the freeway, saw a really beautiful sunset in a particularly scenic place that ‘needed’ to be filmed. Pulled over on the side of the road and flew the Mavic around for a full battery worth of...
  2. Y

    (Warning) Avoid this low battery RTH mistake

    Hi guys, I had a near miss. I just wanted to alert you of this so nobody loses their Mavic Pro. I was filming a lake. I parked my car on one side of the lake and I launched my drone from the opposite side of the lake. I completed my filming and knew the drone's battery was pretty low at...
  3. 787steve

    Max range speed?

    I am newbie to rotary wing ops. I am not looking to set a max range flight. But I have seen many posts of people who ran into difficulty in a RTH situation being told that they should descend to minimum safe altitude and proceed in sport mode at max speed to recover. My background is in fixed...
  4. Marine0302G2/8

    What happens when your battery runs low?

    As some of you already know, I crashed Mavic 1 last week. Low battery induced panic and pilot error. Mavic2 was delivered on Monday in time for my upcoming trip to western NC. So I have been practicing intelligent flight modes so I am better prepared to show off for friends and family and...