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Newbie introduction and question

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by fasteddie, Apr 5, 2013.

  1. fasteddie

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    Hello everyone! I am new to the RC quad copters and I am considering the Phantom as my first quad copter. How do you all like yours and do you feel you will outgrow its capabilities? I think the Phantom is perfect for none experienced like me and I am one that likes to modify things to improve them and feel I may reach its limits fast.
     
  2. Mark P

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    I have been in RC since the 70s and have never seen a more simplistic flyer than this, I may have got lucky but I put it together and started flying, no prop balancing, just used my standard GoPro mount, not the cheesy one that comes with the Phantom.

    I also have never tried GPS mode because it makes me nervous it may lose satellite and then lose my Phantom so I just fly it in Atti mode which is so simple anyway. Heres my first ever flight, my only crashes were me getting a little to bold with trees since its so responsive
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s44yLl41WzM
     
  3. telecaster

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    I fly mostly in atti mode, but my kids is enjoying the GPSmode a lot, works like a charm, just make sure
    that the unit has locked onto enough sat´s before you take off.