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    Newbie advice required

    Hi guys (that includes gals), So I have my new Mavic Pro and although I live in Saffron Walden, a smll town in rural Essex, England. I'm trying to look for areas to take off from. I know this sounds silly but i'm not confident enough to launch where there will be interested people wanting to...
  2. T

    Hello from Silicon Valley

    I just got my Mavic 2 Zoom and the RE goggles. Flying in Silicon Valley is very restricted but I am looking forward to taking the Mavic on my business trips abroad. Haven't tested the goggles yet, but will do so tomorrow. Thanks everyone for the advice and information posted here!
  3. T

    New Mavic Air owner from Greenwich, London

    Hello all, I have been browsing the forum, which is great content so I decided to create an account. Seems to be the tradition here, so I am just introducing myself as a new Mavic Air drone owner. Still haven't made my first flight yet, looking for a safe and quiet place to start. So far, I...
  4. 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.
  5. Z

    Greetings from São Paulo, Brazil

    Hello All, this is Zorzi, from São Paulo, Brazil. I just bought a Mavic pro from my brother and I did 2 flights so far. Hope I will learn a lot and also contribute a lot to this forum. Cheers!
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    Newbie in NE Ohio

    Afternoon all from East Side of Cleveland. Just received my new Mavic Air today and after a few hours of manuals videos and updates to firmware I managed to get my Mavic up in the air. Nothing spectacular but I think I could get addicted to this real quick. Look forward to finding suitable fly...
  7. manspro69

    hello from Myrtle Beach area South Carolina

    Hello everyone, I'm new to the DJI scene, I recently bought myself a Mavic Pro fly more combo. I just wanted to say hello, and was wondering if there is any other droners in the area? I find camera setting one heck of a chore to figure out as a first time pilot. I'm used to qwads like Syma x5c...
  8. D

    Help for a newbie please!

    I have M Pro, Galaxy s7, Windows 7 computer. The manual seems extremely sketchy about how you get pictures/videos from the drone to your computer or phone. In my early attempts I took long videos when I thought I was taking a still, and previously was able to see them on my phone. Now I got "SD...
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    Newbie in UK (Essex)

    Hi All, I've just ordered myself a pro, lots of pros and cons was originally looking at the air, but found an "open box" pro for just less than an Air with full warranty, the occusync sealed it for me. Arriving tomorrow, just got to make it through a day at work. I've been interested in fpv...
  10. N

    Distance problem Mavic Air

    Hi Guys Took my new Air out today for its first proper flight (had a couple of tests in my garden) When I take off it the Air rises to about 4m then hovers in the garden test flights then it was about 1m in the Park I have calibrated the IMU twice have have calibrated the compass nearly every...
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    Newbie Checking in

    Hi All On my way home (Sth London) where my shiny new Mavic waiting for me (delivered this morning). My first drone so any advice would be greatly appreciated especially what not to do. I’ve spent a lot of time on YouTube getting up to speed on the mavic and drone basics Can anyone recommend a...
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    Newbie from the forests of Sweden!

    Hejsan pilots! Just ordered an arctic white Mavic Air, with 2 extra batteries! Also pre-bought the new 'red' iPhone 8 plus 256gb to go with this little baby. This will be my first drone. Been looking for a drone very ambitiously over the last couple of weeks now. I've been depressed for a...
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    Mavic Air - multiple errors/issues

    Hello, I am a newbie to drone world. Mavic Air is my first decent size/quality drone. I am facing few issues while flying it and have some quick questions. Notes about my flying To feel safe in my learning days, I have a max distance and altitude set to 50 m (164 ft). RTH = ~20-30 m...
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    Anybody flying in Northern Illinois/Southeastern Wisconsin

    I'm new to the hobby, going to do commercial work when I get more experience. I am looking for great places to fly around northern Illinois. I would like to try along Lake Michigan. Right now I need the flight time... I brought my Drone to Arizona for a week and found it either too hot to fly or...
  15. 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...
  16. heatlarx

    Hello from Indonesia

    Hi my name is Larx, I just bought Mavic Air last week. I'm totally newbie, it's my first drone :) Hoping to learn a lot of technique, tips and trick. Thank you.
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    New Mavic Mountaineer

    Hi all from West by god Virginia, New to drones, but Im pretty clutch at piloting the heli on GTA. Got a Mavic PP and a gang of batteries last week. Using a mini4 iPad cellular for screen and its badass. Mainly looking to use filming action sports, rafting, skiing, boating, travel. Snagged a...
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    New mavic fimware out of the box.

    Hi all after sending back 2 phantom 3 se drones because od sd card issues and sevral other problems i bit the bullet and bought a mavic,i studied countless videos and read as much as i could but the one worrying thing that kept popping up was the word FIRMWARE UPDATESon unboxing the current ac...
  19. Mr. Moe

    New Pilot To be From San Diego, Ca.

    Good evening, my name is Moe and I have Got the Drone bug, looked at several others and am settling on purchasing the Mavic Pro Platinum in a couple weeks. The $100 difference from the MP makes it logical to get the MPP. I am in San Diego, Ca. (Otay Ranch area) and hopefully can find some other...
  20. SkyIScrape

    Information overload!!! What do I need to keep?

    Please forgive me in advance, as I know I can search the forums and find the answers. However, my adult A.D.D. desires a quick, one-click reference guide as my go to. Your answers will help out a dude. Data, data and more data!!! What, where, when, how and why? Note: I record in 2.7 since I...