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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by gsreinke, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. gsreinke

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    New to this forum and technology. Have been an RC pilot for years but am very interested in drones. Any help appreciated before I take the plunge with $$$
     
  2. Meta4

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    The Phantom is much easier to fly than you imagine.
    You'll be amazed at how much technology and smart programming goes into these and what they can do.
    The trick is to not let this fool you into getting too adventurous too early.
    Do your early flights in a large open area, well away from trees, buildings and obstacles.
    Be afraid, very afraid of trees, buildings etc. They are involved in most incidents.
    Read up on return to home procedures, practise using RTH and cancelling it so you understand how it works and how you can resume control in an RTH situation.
     
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  3. Suhail78

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    I just bought a phantom 4 a about a week and a half ago, and its really great! Lots of fun to fly, and takes nice pictures.