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  1. Thomas Raker

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    The P4 is my first drone purchase. My company purchased an Inspire and has upgraded it to the tune of about 7500$. It's a great bird to fly but by far I think the P4 has a lot more features that are beneficial for the work I do. Range is not one of the biggest requirements for me but the P4 has plenty of range for the flying I do. I've been able to fly farther with the P4 than the inspire. The only problem I've encountered is with my Samsung tablet. Fixed that by purchasing an IPAD Air. Works great.
     
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  2. longdog

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  3. BigAl07

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    Hello [​IMG]

    Welcome to the forum and the addiction er hobby :)

    What type of work do you do if you don't mind me asking?

    The Phantom series is a rock solid platform and yes it has many MANY valuable features built into it from the factory. What I like is (well I'm still flying a P3P) is the ability to utilize 3rd party ap to greatly add to the feature list.

    Good luck and SAFE flights.
     
  4. alokbhargava

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    Good luck on your adventures


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  5. Sky Pirate

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    Welcome aboard Captain
     
  6. Thomas Raker

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    Big al07, I work as a pipeline safety coordinator.
     
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  7. Thomas Raker

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    Thanks to all the welcomes. I have been flying remote aircraft for 20 plus years. I recently started flying electric, and although I still like to fly nitro I have found electric to be as enjoyable.
     
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  8. BigAl07

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    It took me a while to "warm up" to electric flight. Once you get that smell of Nitro in your veins it is hard to get out. I was a 1/3 owner in a company that made Gasoline R/C engines for a few years and even during that time the smell of fresh Nitro always made me smile (it still does today). But once I finally gave in and flew a modern electric (I tried back when NiCads first came out... too heavy... not enough Ummmph and didn't last long enough) I was hooked. I ended up selling all of my Internal Combustion equipment (including all the cleaning supplies LOL) and never looked back.
     
  9. Thomas Raker

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    I bought my first electric last year. I know own over 20 plus electrics. I've acquired so many that I had to go buy a 8x20 enclosed trailer to house them all. I also have my gasoline and nitro aircraft with me. I have also started flying electric helicopters. The P4 is the newest edition and I have to say it is definitely a great addition. We have several areas that are hard to access after a good rain that have to be inspected. This is a lot easier now.