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Old 01-02-2018, 06:27 PM   #51
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Holy crap. That guy is good!

He almost wiped out when he went under the train though....
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Old 01-02-2018, 06:29 PM   #52
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I have been thinking about getting one to play with on my place but all i have seen only have about a 400 foot range. Maybe the high end ones will fly father but what does one with a mile range cost?
You can get a DJI Mavic Pro at Best Buy for $1K. It'll go for miles.
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Old 01-03-2018, 10:19 AM   #53
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You can get a DJI Mavic Pro at Best Buy for $1K. It'll go for miles.
you won't be doing that with a mavic pro ... you need a racer on 4s or 5s and use air mode so props keep spinning with no lift ...

that's the only way to go inverted and carry momentum without plowing into the ground or disarming the motors ...
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Old 01-03-2018, 11:37 AM   #54
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I got a DJI Phantom 3 SE for Christmas. I'm learning how to make it do what I want but seriously the instructions on all of the settings and stuff are 48 pages long lmao.

I have run it all over my 240 acres though and am having fun with it.

The guy in that video is a Master at flying a drone; right now I'm just a old dude who can make mine go up and down, forwards and backwards and right and left
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Old 01-03-2018, 11:44 AM   #55
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you won't be doing that with a mavic pro ... you need a racer on 4s or 5s and use air mode so props keep spinning with no lift ...

that's the only way to go inverted and carry momentum without plowing into the ground or disarming the motors ...
I started with the larger ones with GPS, return to home, etc. After seeing the racers I lost all interest in those. It's like driving a Porsche versus a limo.

Air mode actually keeps the PID loop going in the FC at zero throttle, therefore still allowing for input from the radio.
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Old 01-03-2018, 11:49 AM   #56
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you won't be doing that with a mavic pro ... you need a racer on 4s or 5s and use air mode so props keep spinning with no lift ...

that's the only way to go inverted and carry momentum without plowing into the ground or disarming the motors ...
i have no idea what the **** you just said, but i can assure you that is NOT the only way to get inverted....
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Old 01-03-2018, 12:48 PM   #57
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i have no idea what the **** you just said, but i can assure you that is NOT the only way to get inverted....
You sho right!!


Regards, NEVER trying wake boarding again
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Old 01-03-2018, 01:45 PM   #58
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Interesting read, from what I am finding, the Sacramento paper is the Sacramento Bee, not the Tribune, and I do not find the article referenced.
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Old 01-03-2018, 02:02 PM   #59
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you won't be doing that with a mavic pro ... you need a racer on 4s or 5s and use air mode so props keep spinning with no lift ...

that's the only way to go inverted and carry momentum without plowing into the ground or disarming the motors ...
Correct - I was just answering his question about getting a drone to play around with.
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Old 01-03-2018, 02:18 PM   #60
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He has skills for sure
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Old 01-03-2018, 02:22 PM   #61
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Impressive!!

I got one for Christmas. The second flight it got ate by a pine tree. Im still waiting for it to fall out
Lmao! Ouch!

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Old 01-03-2018, 02:28 PM   #62
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Wow, mighty impressive. Showed that to some RC guys at work and they were amazed.
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Old 01-03-2018, 03:53 PM   #63
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Freestyle and racing are two different things. Here's a video of a guy racing that races with us sometimes. He's 17 and won the nationals a couple of months ago.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmOEHZG9hE0
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