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    New to drones - Researching where to purchase DJI Mavic Air - DJI or dealer?

    I am a wedding videographer and have realized I need a drone to stay current and capture the outdoor wedding venues I film at. I am looking at getting the DJI Mavic Air for $799. I have two questions - 1) Should I purchase from DJI's website or from an authorized dealer online? I have heard...
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    Professional Video Editing

    First of all...whoever created this forum for Phantom enthusiasts should be commended! This forum is MUCH better than DJI's "official" forum!!! Now then, on to my question... I consider myself to be efficient when it comes to editing audio files and still-frame slide shows and presentations...
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    Obstacle Avoidance And....

    New pilot here and I have a couple of quick questions: 1) Is OBSTACLE AVOIDANCE automatically on or do I need to switch it on? 2) If I put the drone on TRACKING mode, is OBSTACLE AVOIDANCE automatically on? 3) In general, how does OBSTACLE AVOIDANCE interact with other modes such as WAY POINT...
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    Complete noob with P4

    I'm an absolute rookie to drones and actually made my first ever flight a few hours ago. It was also the maiden voyage of my newly acquired Phantom 4. All went well, I'm glad to say, with gentle landings exactly where I intended. The video footage of the first flight was nice and smooth but a...
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    rookie from michigan

    Fellow drone flyers! New to the forum and new to flying the phantom drones. I have a phantom 3 Professional I bought used. (Seems to be in great condition) I am looking all on the internet and I see everyone's screen (tablet/phone) on the controller icon It shows the bar signal but it doesn't...
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    Brand New P3P-Indoor flight gone wrong-fail

    This may be the most hilarious video I've ever seen. My older brother goes off and buys a brand new Phantom Pro 3. He reads the manuals for a week straight and watches several YouTube videos. He then decides to test it out indoors to get familiar with it. Well, here's the link:
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    Ocean flight with no experience!

    Hello everyone, we really need your help, tips and advice! We are a small production company, Film Nation (www.film-nation.com) and we were hired to produce a 1 minute TV spot for a major Cruise line in one of the biggest ships in the world. We are departing in 3 days and we are ready to...