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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by SerialCoder, Jan 6, 2015.

  1. SerialCoder

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    Hey all, I just got my Phantom 2 today and would like some advice from some seasoned pros. The rig that I ordered is this one: http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1 ... rnkey.html

    I am still waiting on the display and the goPro to show up so I am really not ready to fly at the moment but I thought I would reach out and see if anyone had any tips, tricks, warnings or suggestions for me to consider.

    I appreciate any help.
     
  2. Great Pumpkin

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    1. Read the Manual
    2. Read this manual: https://www.dropbox.com/s/mv8d1hohc3mce ... e.pdf?dl=0
    3. Look at the many videos about how to fly the Phantom, how to fly responsibly
    4. Go back and do 1-3 again
    5. Prepare mentally for a crash, because you will.
    6. Prepare your Phantom for a crash by putting your name and contact information on your Phantom, and get a tracker for the possibility you will have a flyaway.
    7. Start flying conservatively and carefully. Learn HOW to fly before trying to see how high and far and fast the Phantom will fly.
    8. Go back and do 1-3 again.

    Tip added in Edit: DON'T DO ANYTHING DUMB. Ignoring 1-8 above is dumb.

    And add your location to your profile, please.
     
  3. Beckman

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    great tips
     
  4. SerialCoder

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    Any suggestions for a decent tracker?
     
  5. Great Pumpkin

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