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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by piper1, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. piper1

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    Hi my name is kev and I'm from Leigh Lancashire United Kingdom.
    Got my first quadcopter about 6 months ago (cheap one) and since then it's taken over most of my feel time.
    Still a complete novice when it comes to flying but since i got my Phantom 3 I'm really getting the hang of it.
    Got about 6 other quadcopter that I've built but nothing like the Phantom and a lot harder to fly at the moment.
    To be honest I'm learning a great deal more from phantom than any other quad i have.
    Looking forward to getting to know you all and reading your threads.
     
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  2. Shadow 81

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    Hi - just joined myself - and like you have been playing with cheap drones - great fun but frustrating - and now looking to stretch to a phantom. Which model 3 did you get? I am unsure whether to stretch to the 4 or go for a 3 advanced. Any advice / tips most welcome.
     
  3. piper1

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    Hi I got the phantom 3 professional, don't have any other experience of the phantom range but this one is excellent and suits me
     
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    I like the look of the 3 but wondering if I can stretch to the 4 so it is as up to date as I can get it and will last longer - heck of a lot more money though sadly - and the main benefit would be the collision avoidance system I guess
     
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    Took the plunge and bought a 4 today - managed the firmware upgrade and had my first little flight - very stable and very easy to fly - just need to pluck up the courage to send £££s worth of kit on a longer flight !!!
     
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    Nice one I'm sure your going to have hours of fun with it.
    I’ve not even consider long range, I'm looking forward to filming some decent land marks/buildings.
     
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    Guess it depends on how long the range is - I am probably going to stick to less than 100m - but think that beginner mode restricts me to 30 m?