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Random Drone Thoughts Thread

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Mark The Droner, Mar 26, 2016.

  1. Mark The Droner

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    I'm active on another forum and we have a Random Thoughts Thread which is kind of popular - it's for random thoughts on topic (i.e. drones) which might be interesting or funny but don't really require or qualify for a thread of their own. So I thought I might try it here. :cool:
     
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  2. Mark The Droner

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    So this morning I got an email titled HAPPY AIR MAX DAY. I got all excited and opened it.

    They're trying to sell me shoes. :(
     
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  3. soulphantomflyer

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    When will dJI say bye bye to P3 and introduce full line of P4?


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  4. PEEFA

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    The p4 is a part of the p3 team


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  5. soulphantomflyer

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    2 production line selling to same market. Oh sure


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    Seems a bunny snuck in my home last night and crapped jelly beans all over the place. My lil ones are devouring them by the handful. And me, over in a corner desk reading forums and making zing zing noises with the Phantom 4. I had a dream I woke to an Easter basket with ND filters, batteries and an Antenna Mod. Starting to believe this whole bunny thing might be a scam.
    Happy Easter all....

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  7. Mutterranch

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    Have you ever looked down the cereal isle at the grocery store? All those different products are made by maybe two companies. All selling to the same market.
     
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  8. Mark The Droner

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    Seen on ebay today:

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    Must be nice, I pay income tax in two countries. I wouldn't know what a tax refund looks like.
     
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    Weather sucks, highs of ~32 for the next couple of days so no flying :-(
     
  11. Mark The Droner

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    Windy here all week. Here I've been waiting for spring to get here, and now it's finally here and all I got is wind. I'm gonna write a letter
     
  12. Mark The Droner

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    In today's Washington Post print edition:

    WP: Man cited for flying drone near Washington Monument

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Park police say they’ve cited a Virginia man found flying a drone near the Washington Monument.

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    More details: Virginia man charged with flying drone near the Washington Monument

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    Police said officers ordered Newcomer to land the drone — a blue UDI RC — and that it and a black radio controller were confiscated.

    Sgt. Anna Rose, a spokeswoman for the Park Police, said there was “no indication of nefarious activities” with the drone, which sells for about $60 on the Internet.

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    Sounds like a Hubsan X4


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  14. Mark The Droner

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    WP: U.S. Park Police charge man with flying drone over national park

    U.S. Park Police charge man with flying drone over national park

    For the second time in two years, a District man has been cited after police said he was seen flying an unmanned aircraft, or drone, in areas over the District, an activity that is prohibited, according to federal authorities.

    The U.S. Park Police said that Howard Solomon III, 50, was cited about 8:30 p.m. Sunday after he was seen flying a drone over the North Field area of Anacostia Park. It is illegal to fly unmanned aircraft over national parks or anywhere in the District. The fine is $85.

    Authorities said a Park Police officer in a helicopter spotted the Yuneeq Typhoon Q500+ Quadcopter. Police said the craft and controller were confiscated.

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  15. Mark The Droner

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    Trends:

    I do my daily reads every morning.

    It used to take me five pages to scroll 24 hours of P3A/P posts. A few weeks ago, I noticed it dropped down to 4 pages. Interest in the P3A/P seemed to be waning.

    The last couple days it's been 3 pages.

    Meanwhile, the P3S, which used to be one page, went to two pages, and is now three pages.

    The P4 is around 3 pages.

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    I'm wondering if the guy was able to get his bird back.

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    Trying to decide if I should buy litchi app.
     
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    Buy it. You will not regret it.


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    I flew my p3p twice today and forgot to hit record ! I must mis flying planes.