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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Patrick Ager, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. Patrick Ager

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    Just ordered today from Apple expecting wings tomorrow - First flight Saturday.... if all goes to plan?!
     
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    There's always a hitch, at least a small one, but congrats on your purchase!
     
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    Good luck with first flight,


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    Cheers Guys - it turned up so I am halfway there, nest is the hard bit. Maybe I should just stick it on the shelf for a while - look at it a lot, feel like I've owned it for a while? I don't have a clue how to fix something like this when it hits the cement lol.
     
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    What is the model


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    Fun all the way, l went for the P3P, in all honesty i couldnt wait for the 4, too lmpatient, the avoidance feature on the 4 looks good,
    did you source yours in uk?
     
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    Yes - Apple. They were the only ones I felt would look after me if it turned up with a fault. Didi it over the net too so I get 14 days send back.
     
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    Thats handy, let us know how you get on with flight, its a bit blowy done here in kent.
     
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    Welcome Patrick! Today's the day!

    Enjoy!
     
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    All went well guys, updated the firmware no problems, then I left the battery on charge for a while - went out then went in the garden (not my first choice) as it's long and narrow. Hovered at various heights for 10 mins or so.... wind was strong so only went to 48 feet, filmed the garden a bit. Then the wife reminded me that 2 doors along were in mourning for a loved one that passed away..... so that was that! No time to drive to a decent fly zone. Southern airport is only 3 miles away. Still - no crash! Thats good right. Will try and zoom over to Shoeburyness tomorrow.
     
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    Sounds like you had a good first day! Congrats. Looking forward to seeing your videos!

    Cheers!
     
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    Yours will be better looking at the Satellite pics on Google.... have you seen what I have around here? Flat built up and boring - might head north to suffolk when I get the time. Have Venice planned for May and the Algarve for July. Alas, this is with EasyJet and not sure of the agro I will get at check in?
     
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    Good call on that. Not sure how they'll treat that situation there. Heck, I'm not sure how they'd treat me here! LOL
     
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    Well done glad it all went well.
     
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