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It is absolutely stupid how addicted I am to this thing

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by theTastyCat, Jun 11, 2016.

  1. theTastyCat

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    Day 2 of my life plus a P3A (first quad) and five flights under my belt without incident. Man, is this amazing - all I've done all day is fly and then look at footage. The fact that such a craft is possible, yea even affordable, for an ordinary idiot is mindblowing.

    Thanks to this forum I took my time getting to know the craft and learning how to operate her (Doris) safely. I made a good preflight checklist and it's been very helpful. I haven't solved all the mysteries of this thing but it's getting clearer all the time. I will say that just about every time I have to recalibrate the compass or find a setting I have to google it - for whatever reason I CANNOT locate this stuff in the app to save my life. I'm sure that will improve with time.

    I made a video from some flying today - take it easy on me!



    The boring part is my house - interesting to those who have been there and dull as dust to everyone else.

    Thanks to all who have contributed to this giant knowledge base - you've saved me and countless others great amounts of time and money.
     
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  2. dbeavers

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    Good stuff! 5 flights in I started getting cocky....... Somewhere around 10-12 I found a small cedar tree. No harm no foul, not even a scratch. Just a large lump in my throat for rest of evening. Put the rooster back in coop and started paying closer attention again. Have fun!
     
  3. theTastyCat

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    I will learn from your cedar encounter! I've started having a little too much fun with high speed maneuvers at low altitude - let me have a sit-down with the rooster before he ends up on the dinner table...
     
  4. Alan Russel

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    Yes, getting a phantom for the first time is real exciting...9 months down the track, I will give you a couple of tips..
    watch the wind and learn to fly in atti mode when your sharpened your flying..enjoy!
     
  5. Waine

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    i love mine so much look at what i did to mine in the my profile picture, can't figure out how to add a picture though
     
  6. CCDD

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    I'm still a newlywed after >200 flights, so much so, I purchased a second home aka an Inspire 1 Pro. It just keeps getting better and better.
     
  7. captainmilehigh

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    You can never have too many toys. We're just big kids anyway.


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  8. theTastyCat

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    I kinda forgot my big-kid-ness for a while - it's back full force!