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New Canadian P3A Owner

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by MadMeathead, Aug 22, 2015.

  1. MadMeathead

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    Greetings from central Alberta.

    After much whining and snivelling, she who controls the cash let me pick up my drone today. Got the batts charged, the iPad mini set up , and went out and got half an hour in running the batts down to 50%

    Still playing on the noob tether. That's alright though considering I completely skipped the "learn to fly on a cheap drone first" advice. Low and slow for a while for me.

    Fun though. I now understand why a fellow from the UK's advice was...

    "batts.... Get lots and lots of batts"

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  2. III% Streve

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    Good to see someone else joining the party! AND having a good time at it!
     
  3. timz5011

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    Waves to the Norherner... from a top the Worlds Tallest Tepee in SE Alberta
     
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  4. Norm Walker

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    Just ordered a P3 and was thinking that at least one spare battery would be the go.
     
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  5. III% Streve

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    I bought 3 and 2 chargers. Seems the magic number would be 4 and 2 for an almost limitless day of flying.
     
  6. thestone11

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    Welcome! I am from Edmonton.
     
  7. Norm Walker

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    Thanks man,
    It's a long way from here.
     
  8. MadMeathead

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    Morinville here.
     
  9. MadMeathead

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    Aaand... So much for the noob tether. Uploading video now. No fancy editing, no music added. Just a flight around the fish and game pond with a short trip to a skate park.
     
  10. Jbundy63

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    Welcome and congratulations! Happy droning and safe flying!
     
  11. acherman

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    I ordered with one spare battery. DJI took their time shipping it, so I ordered 2 from a dealer, then another, then got the original wet, so I'm at 4 now. Still lots of flight time. Have fun. It only gets more addicting.
     
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  12. bobmyers

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    I have 5 and I have about 2 to 2.5 hours total time including between flight breaks-- also an inverter in the vehicle can keep me going a full day. Once I get out, I don't want to go home;)
    Welcome to the Forum-- :):):)
     
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  13. MadMeathead

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    Here is my first youtube video... next step... figure out proper editing and sound.

     
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    I hope she gives you extra money for all the accessories you will want once you start flying more! Welcome to the air!
     
  15. RedHotPoker

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    Welcome to the forum and Extended Phantom Family.
    There are a number of us here, from Edmonton and surrounding communities. Enjoy your time here, and flying your new bird. ;-)

    RedHotPoker
     
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  16. bobmyers

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    good first timer!! Welcome to the forum:):)
     
  17. vncntybnz

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    Just got my Phantom 3 Pro and would love to hear anyone here from Edmonton, AB! :)