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My first drone flight ever

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Thaddius Wenderoth, Jul 20, 2015.

  1. Thaddius Wenderoth

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    I received my used Phantom 3 today (B&H Photo $749). Charged her up and updated firmware and took her out for my first drone flight ever. Very amazed at the usability of this drone. Here is a corny iMovie Trailer I made with the footage of my first flight. Lots of testing controls and getting used to it so not much usable video to choose from lol.

    By the way so far I am very happy with the condition for a used drone. Came with all accessories and just some smudges and dirt on it that I cleaned right off looks new. The condition was rated an 8+. Battery came at 20% and had 1 charge on it.

     
  2. jmmanzano

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    Thanks for sharing!, it looks nice. Greetings from Spain.
     
  3. Thaddius Wenderoth

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    Thanks! Can't wait for my new batteries to get here. Suspense in between charging is killing me lol.
     
  4. BlackOpsTeamster

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    Welcome to the forum Thaddius! Tons of info & help here.
    Congrats on the P3. Sweet price and I trust B&H.
    BOT
     
  5. snerd

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    Pretty good. Seems a little too dark to me, though.
     
  6. Thaddius Wenderoth

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    Much too dark! While learning the remote I bumped the EV to -1.0. Corrected for my second flight though. ;-)
     
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    Farmland is by far the best place for learning and practice. No trees or other obstacles to be preoccupied with, so you can focus on controlling the bird.

    Nice video for a first-timer. It's obvious you studied the manual before taking off.