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Discussion in 'Southeast USA' started by thogue, Apr 22, 2014.

  1. thogue

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    Im new to this and was curious if anyone was in the Memphis area with some experience with these things...
     
  2. GriffithProductions

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    Hi,

    I grabbed a Phantom with a GoPro.. so far so good...
     
  3. Bill Schroeppel

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    I'm looking for other Phantom 3 pilots in the Memphis area.
     
  4. Doogie

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    I'm here in Millington. Just unpacked my P3 yesterday. Give me a shout.
     
  5. Bill Schroeppel

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    Glad to hear of your new arrival, not many P3's in this area. I have P3P and am always looking for good new places to fly. Are you new to flying quads?
     
  6. Blues Traveler

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    Hi Bill, I am a new owner of a P3 Advanced. Still getting used to the hand-eye coordination, but enjoying the product. I have an older Parrot drone, but the P3 is a definite upgrade. Do you have any good flying locations you'd share?
    Don
     
  7. Bill Schroeppel

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    Hey Don,

    I have flown at Shelby Farms (my first 2 miler), Martyr's Park on the river, Bartlett Park and around my house, some down in the Miss. Delta, on a trip to Branson, MO. Nothing very exciting, mainly testing some beta apps for developers. Where do you live and fly?

    Bill
     
  8. Blues Traveler

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    We live near Audubon Park, but my flying so far has been in the back yard. Too many trees there for any good testing. I work for Navy at Millington and want to find out if I can fly on base since there's lots of open space.
     
  9. Bill Schroeppel

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    It is probably a "no fly zone", (airport) the app will not even let you operate your P3A since there are flights in the area.
     
  10. Bill Schroeppel

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    there is a 5 mile radius around airports.
     
  11. rxpdavid

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    I just got my Phantom 3 and have not had good enough weather to take its first flight. Hopefully tomorrow. I am near Memphis.

    David
     
  12. SkyTek

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    Mud Island here. P3, had a P2 before this one. Would love to meet up with anyone, especially new users looking to build their skills. swissdx@yahoo.com
     
  13. Bill Schroeppel

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    Skytel, do you fly much on Mud Island, would like to meet you there and fly. With the river being up, bet it's interesting.
     
  14. SkyTek

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    I think Mud Island is within 5 miles of DeWitt Spain Airport
     
  15. adfischer

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    Hello all. I'm in the Germantown area. Had a good time filming some friends on the Wolf River yesterday. Sure will look a lot better come spring.



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  16. Bill Schroeppel

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    Nice job, maybe we can meet up and share some flying knowledge.
     
  17. JimCroce

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    You got to be a delta state alum. Fighting okra.

    Desoto county here. Just got my P3A. Haven't ventured out of beginner mode yet!
     
  18. Bill Schroeppel

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    You betcha I'm a DSU grad from Memphis. P3P here an love flying, been doing it for about 9 months. I usually calibrate in DJI Go and fly automiously in PFV Camera. It's a great app and gives you freedom to really create some wonderful missions. Any questions, please feel to contact me and I'll try to help.
     
  19. JimCroce

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    Thanks, Bill. The P3s are fantastically awesome technological devices. Can't wait until I can fully utilize its capabilities.

    Any places you recommend to fly near downtown? Have a few buddies at work that are anxious to see it in action. Will make for a fun lunch hour or two!
     
  20. Bill Schroeppel

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    You might try Maryters Park on the river bluff by Channel 3, fun flying out over the river by thr 3 old bridges. Just be careful when flying with friends watching, sometimes we have a tendency to over perform the bird and make careless decisions. Most crashes happens we we are trying to entertain others. Happy flying.