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  1. L

    Drone Advice Needed

    Hello, I am kind of new to drones, especially advanced ones. I have flown a few amateur, if you will, drones but nothing fancy. I am looking for advice on a specific task that I'm trying to achieve and I think drones will be extremely useful. I am trying to use a drone to fly over a...
  2. A

    Customization of my Phantom 4 Pro

    Phantom 4 Pro: So I it seems to be a natural progression to go from photography to drone photography. So I have ordered my drone but was wondering if any of you experts had any guidance for me. So what is customizable on the drone. I don't mean changing the color with skins. -Is there a way to...
  3. Nighthawk

    Looking to upgrade my (crashed) P3A

    I had the P3A from when it got released and never had any crashes or collusion until now. I miss judged and flew at full speed with the wind into a tree. It destroyed the camera, cracked glass, broken gimbal motor and completely snapped it off, the battery case and the quad frame cracked, bits...
  4. KevinMason

    Need advice for selling a drone.

    I have a phantom 3 standard lying around (bought it really cheap to repair). For me to repair the whole drone it's going to be about $25- $100 max. The problem I'm having is I don't know if it would be worth selling the whole drone with everything completely fixed or parting it out and selling...
  5. jlazz447

    (Need Advice) Commercial Shoot of Private Property

    Hello All! I have a difficult question I was hoping someone could shed some light on for me... I was recently contacted by a production company that wanted to use my drone video they saw online for part of a episode in their upcoming television show. The video was taken about a year ago and...
  6. B

    Standard P3S firmware update advice

    Hi guys, i have a P3S with firmware 1.5.70 and papa tita magic power path. it work fine and i can flight untile 1km of distance. However, it recommended to update to the new firmware? what's new and where can I find the official changelog.
  7. G

    New Phantom 4 Pro Plus owner

    Hi everyone Just became the proud owner of a P4P+ and thought I should join a forum. I havent even flown it yet due to being at work in daylight and poor weather all the other times. Today seems like a nice day though so after breakfast im going to have my first go. Any advice, tips, etc from...
  8. D.Bennett

    Construction Site Progress Shoot ???

    Is there anyone here that has flown construction sites for site progress photography/videography? I'm wondering if you would share a few things: - Price range to charge? - Contract or No Contract? If so, what are the terms? ex. How often are the updates required? (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly) -...
  9. Nowelly

    Drone newbie in the UK... Any advice welcome!

    Hello everyone! It's my first time here in this forum, and, it is my first time venturing into the world of drones, so, I am looking forward to talking with enthusiasts, experienced and hobbyists. I will just say that I still do not yet have my drone: it is on order, but DJI seem to be taking...
  10. Yorb

    P3S broken gimbal; RMA or DIY?

    After talking to DJI service and syncing my flight data, they "recommend" sending my Phantom 3 Standard in for diagnosis and repair. I don't know if it will be under warranty, and they couldn't give me any kind of estimate on time or cost. So I'm wondering: Should I take a gamble sending it in...
  11. K

    Do you fly or want to fly commercially?

    Hi all, We just ran a Q&A with one of our drone lawyer advisors, Jeff Antonelli, on our blog and I think he gave very insightful and useful answers for anyone flying a drone commercially. I've seen a fair amount of people on this forum either currently flying commercially or wanting to fly...
  12. Propagandy

    P3 Advanced crashed in the GA Forest - Help theorize the cause! Maybe advise on getting another?

    This weekend while on vacation in Georgia, I went hiking at Amicalola Falls and decided to try and capture some footage of the falls and beautiful scenery. I decided to set up a pre-plotted flight in Litchi since I've head good success in the past and was somewhat limited on time. I checked...
  13. B

    Phantom 4 advice/help PLEASE!!

    Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet <-- Imgur link to drone damage Here's the damage. Is it serious enough to be sent in for repair? Flys fine.
  14. O

    Just bought a Phantom 3 4k. Need advice

    My drone will be arriving tomorrow, July 1st. I have a Syma X5C which got me to love drones, and I'm fairly good at flying it, so basic flying advice isn't super necessary. What are some things I should do right out of the box? For reference, I'm running a Galaxy S7 for the control, as my iPad...
  15. W

    Honest opinions, anything I can improve?

    Ive had My phantom 3 Pro for a week just over a week now. Ive put this little compilation together, Any advice or critique on how I can improve would be much appreciated. Thanks
  16. D

    Picking up my new DJI P3A, Advice?

    Been a lurking here for a bit and took the plunge and I will be picking up my new drone tomorrow, following the accessories thread, I've picked up an extra battery, hard travel case, multi charger, prop guards and gimbal landing guard. However I still have a few questions. 1) I live a couple of...
  17. frands1

    DJI Phantom 4 Night Flight (Post your vids)

    Hi there, Here it is my night flight. I'm sharing with you so I can hear tips, tricks, advice, about proper settings for night videos. If you want to share your videos, please feel free. Also, I'd like to know if I would be doing something "illegal" in that video. As far as I know, I should be...
  18. J

    Buying a new P3 advanced

    I'm thinking of upgrading from my P2+ to a new P3 professional... Is now the best time to buy or or do you folks think that a new model might come out soon or a price reduction? I know that there will always be a new model and technological advances at some point - I just don't want to be the...