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Beginner Drone recommendations?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by normr, May 23, 2016.

  1. normr

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    My daughter wants to buy her husband his first drone, what would you recommend, would you go inexpensive like a Syma or Hubsan or go straight for the Phantom?


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  2. flpholt

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    get a phantom 3 standard much easier to fly than a cheap one her husband will like it alot
     
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  3. jonebk12

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    I recommend to start cheap before moving up to a Phantom-level quad. Even though a Phantom will essentiality"fly itself," I think it's important to develop the right muscle memory and just have a feel for the sticks and how the craft will react to certain inputs without having to consciously think about it. It will make flying the Phantom a lot safer and more enjoyable in my opinion.

    Plus those inexpensive little quads are a lot of fun in their own right.
     
  4. Phantomix

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    Phantom 3 standard first
     
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  6. Prairie Pyro

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    Does she think he will really get into UAV's or just needs to see if he may?
    With a P3S available right now for $399 it should be able to be sold easily provided it is not wrecked on CL without shipping issues. Going to be high school graduates with some extra $$$ in the next few weeks
     
  7. msinger

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    The Blade Nano is a commonly flown starter if you're not quite yet ready to spend hundreds of dollars for a quadcopter.