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Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by greg fraser, Sep 3, 2015.

  1. greg fraser

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    Hey Newbie here.

    Just waiting to get my new P3P was going to order online and get it delivered until i visited my local Maplin and the manager said he would price match for me.

    my deal is

    P3P
    extra battery
    extra charger
    hardcase backpack
    64gb card
    extra props
    landing gear

    cost is £1179.

    really looking forward to my 1st flight and getting use of it as i stay right next to loch ness.

    hopefully my hands won't shake to much on my 1st go.
     
  2. robinb

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    Welcome

    Take it steady, read and re read the manual.

    small steps.
     
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  3. greg fraser

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    So no hunting for Nessie with my drone Plan to take it slow and steady and gradually increase altitude and distance.
     
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    Congrats! You are going to love it! It sounds like you have a level head on your shoulders.... key is pick a place to fly with no obstacles, familiarize yourself with how return to home works (especially setting the height to be higher than anything in your vicinity) - and as you mentioned above work slowly further and further out.

    Remember (unless in ATTI mode) if you panic... take your hands off the sticks and let her hover until you orient yourself again.

    Good luck!
     
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    if you find her let us know.
     
  6. greg fraser

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    I'll be sure to make sure I record the discovery in 4K. Can't wait to get hands on
     
  7. greg fraser

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    Thanks for the great advice I'll be sure to practice a lot in open areas. I found that out when demoing I took my hand off the sticks and it hovered gave me a chance to try the camera controls. Hoping to get some wicked images of the highlands of Scotland.
     
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  8. robinb

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    Dont forget to take the packing off at the back of gimbal, it sort of blends in with the white plastic.

    (ohh and the clear film on lens)
     
  9. greg fraser

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    Yeah seen several posts where the packaging hadn't been taken off the gimble. Just went on a reconisince mission found plenty spots to tame my skills & future video opportunities
     
  10. RedHotPoker

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    Hi Greg,
    Well Come On In, to the Forum and Phantom family.
    Enjoy your time here, and your new bird.

    Happy hovering, & safe landings...

    RedHotPoker
     
  11. greg fraser

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    Thanks for welcoming me, every1 seems nice and extremely helpful. This new bird may cause trouble with the old bird and the old bird doesn't fly.
     
  12. RedHotPoker

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    It's a great place to learn, share info and fly safe together.
    Some awesome folks here with years of experience, and are not shy to share that expertise. I'm quite sure that you will fit right, in here.

    Take your time and fly easy in the beginning. The Phantoms are very smart machines, that have achieved their status in the hobby drone world as we know it., but they need our guidance and control.

    The more I fly her, the more that I love my Phantom 3 Pro'.

    RedHotPoker